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CSDA winners by category: Commercial
1st place: Science and Engineering Building, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs campus -- a project that demonstrates a strong link to the education system, it’s an engineering building that is smartly engineered in every way.
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Be thankful – and stand out in a crowd
Don't forget about the real purpose of Thanksgiving: being thankful. It can pay off in more ways than you might imagine. By David Behr
The economy: a good news, bad news kind of thing
The October U.S. employment report was a mix of good news and bad news -- mostly bad. But there’s evidence to support the notion that U.S. economic growth has returned, By Jeff Thredgold
Wind farms: elegant or eyesore?
Those in favor of wind development extol the visual virtues of a horizon full of windmills as graceful sculptural symbols of a modern age of clean, renewable energy. By Editors of E/The Environmental Magazine
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