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  • Kapok Tree Fibers Find Use in Microbial Fuel Cells

    Researchers at the University of Maryland and the University of Colorado Boulder discovered that the seed pods and fibers of the tropical tree can be hubs for harvesting key bacteria.

  • Morning News Roundup: Nov. 4, 2014

    A Connecticut firm describes the design for the new Sandy Hook Elementary School, a former resident of New York's Tenement Museum building returns to the site, and San Francisco investigates the story behind some of its home city's empty lots.

  • Modeling Skills: Final Day at SketchUp 3D Basecamp 2014

    Designers who know their way around SketchUp and the suite of in-house and third-party plug-ins can create everything from a streetcar route to a whale shark.

  • Thomas Phifer's Boulder, Colorado House For Sale

    A glass house set into the Rocky Mountain wilderness, designed by New York's Thomas Phifer and Partners, is for sale.

  • A Bould Approach

    Social entrepreneurship in a recovering economy.

  • Local Market: Boulder, Colo.

    Boulder is proud of its culture and has restrictions on building to prevent change.

  • Engineers Without Borders Selected for 2010 Turner Prize

    Engineers Without Borders-USA, a nonprofit that partners engineering students and professionals with local communities around the world, has been tapped to receive the National Building Museum's 2010 Henry C. Turner Prize for Innovation in Construction Technology.

  • 13 Research Teams Receive $3 Million in Grants

    The U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) Green Building Research Fund has awarded over $3 million in grants to support research in sustainable building practices.

  • REI Prototype Store, Boulder, Colo.

    When the Seattle-based cooperative REI set out to expand a store in Boulder, Colo., there was no question of cutting corners on environmental attributes. Instead, Recreational Equipment Inc. pushed sustainability as far as products allowed. Working with G