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Zaria Forman, Renowned Climate Change Artist, to Deliver Keynote at U.S. Green Building Council’s IMPACT Conference and Green Schools Conference & Expo

Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that Zaria Forman will deliver the opening plenary for its annual IMPACT green building conference. IMPACT is the Midwest’s green building event of the year and will be co-located with USGBC’s Green Schools Conference & Expo 2019 (GSCE). IMPACT + GSCE will be held in St. Paul, Minn., from April 8-9, 2019.

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American Concrete Institute to launch a new Concrete Repair Subscription & Joint ACI/ASCC Contractor’s Guide

The American Concrete Institute (ACI), an organization whose mission it is to develop and disseminate consensus-based knowledge on concrete and its uses, will be conducting a Press Conference at World of Concrete on Tuesday, January 22, 2019, to announce important news regarding a Concrete Repair Subscription, and Contractor’s Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 4th edition, published jointly by ACI and the American Society of Concrete Contractors.

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2019-2020 AAMA events’ sites and dates set

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) announced future 2019 and 2020 conference dates and locations, currently available on the AAMA Events web page. Early bird registration is now open for February’s AAMA 2019 Annual Conference in Indian Wells (Palm Springs), California, but AAMA events’ sites and dates for the rest of 2019 and into 2020 are now also available.

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ICC Evaluation Service and the Construction Technologies Institute of the Italian National Research Council sign a historic agreement

Today the ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) and the Construction Technologies Institute of the Italian National Research Council (ITC-CNR) signed a historic Memorandum of Understanding at the University of Miami’s Robert and Judi Prokop Newman Alumni Center. This agreement will help streamline evaluation processes for manufacturers in the U.S. and Italy, save time and money, reduce barriers to trade, and improve market access for safe and compliant building materials.

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Zaria Forman, Renowned Climate Change Artist, to Deliver Keynote at U.S. Green Building Council’s IMPACT Conference and Green Schools Conference & Expo

Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that Zaria Forman will deliver the opening plenary for its annual IMPACT green building conference. IMPACT is the Midwest’s green building event of the year and will be co-located with USGBC’s Green Schools Conference & Expo 2019 (GSCE). IMPACT + GSCE will be held in St. Paul, Minn., from April 8-9, 2019.

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American Concrete Institute to launch a new Concrete Repair Subscription & Joint ACI/ASCC Contractor’s Guide

The American Concrete Institute (ACI), an organization whose mission it is to develop and disseminate consensus-based knowledge on concrete and its uses, will be conducting a Press Conference at World of Concrete on Tuesday, January 22, 2019, to announce important news regarding a Concrete Repair Subscription, and Contractor’s Guide to Quality Concrete Construction, 4th edition, published jointly by ACI and the American Society of Concrete Contractors.

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2019-2020 AAMA events’ sites and dates set

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) announced future 2019 and 2020 conference dates and locations, currently available on the AAMA Events web page. Early bird registration is now open for February’s AAMA 2019 Annual Conference in Indian Wells (Palm Springs), California, but AAMA events’ sites and dates for the rest of 2019 and into 2020 are now also available.

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AAMA to host 5K run/walk in honor of Kim Flanary

In honor of Milgard Windows & Doors’ engineering director and AAMA Board Member, Kim Flanary, the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) is hosting a 5K run/walk during the AAMA Annual Conference. The event will take place at 5:30 a.m., Wed., Feb. 27, honoring a lifetime of leadership. Flanary, who passed away earlier this fall, was active with AAMA for 14 years. During that time, Flanary served on 74 committees including nine of AAMA’s 11 top-level governing Board committees.

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AIA selects recipients for the 2019 Collaborative Achievement Award

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is recognizing Jan Gehl, Hon. FAIA, Michael Sorkin, and Anne Taylor, Hon. AIA, with its 2019 Collaborative Achievement Award. The Collaborative Achievement Award recognizes and encourages distinguished achievements of design professionals, clients, organizations, architect teams, knowledge communities and others who have had a beneficial influence on or advanced the architectural profession.

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World Architecture Festival and INSIDE 2018 celebrates another successful year in its eleventh edition

The 2018 World Architecture Festival (WAF) enjoyed a 10% year-on-year increase in the number of international architects coming together from 28-30 November in Amsterdam to celebrate excellence in the profession. More than 530 shortlisted projects in the annual WAF awards were presented live by architectural practices from around the world and judged during the event. This year, women made up at least 40% of award judges. Some of the super jury judges included Nathalie de Vries, Lesley Lokko and Li Xiadong.

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Guide to Green Building – Product of the Week

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Fired-clay brick exteriors and pavers allow virtually unlimited design freedom with earth-friendly sustainability. Brick’s tested superior durability, moisture resistance, seismic strength and performance in extreme weather offers a minimum one-hour fire rating by itself. Made from abundant natural clay and shale, fired-clay brick is available in many colors that do not fade, does not off-gas volatile organize compounds (VOCs) or other toxic materials with a 100-year lifespan.

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