Eco-sensitive Building for Extracurriculars Flourishes at Vanderbilt

Aug. 13, 2008
August 13, 2008
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Eco-sensitive Building for Extracurriculars Flourishes at Vanderbilt

The new Commons Center at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, is a dining hall, student center, and extracurricular heart of a new quadrangle. It’s also the first higher-education LEED Gold building in Tennessee. Sustainable features include translucent electric sun-tracking shades, custom-designed pendant lights with daylight harvesting switches, proximity sensor faucets, waterless urinals, and eco-sensitive fireplaces.
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Stores Create Theatre-like Wine-shopping Experience
Canadian retail designers have launched a new way to discover and shop for Ontario wines. Vibrant colors, custom-designed wire shelving, backlit bottles, and large, evocative food images give consumers a mouthwatering first impression while easy-to-navigate categories and fun, unexpected communications entice, enliven, and educate.
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