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Sim Van der Ryn - Pioneer of green architectureupdated: Tue Jan 06 2009 06:48:00

Sim Van der Ryn has been a leader in sustainable architecture for over 40 years. As well as creating a portfolio of inspiring green designs -- notably the 1977 Bateson Building in Sacramento -- he is also a teacher and an author. His most recent book "Design for Life" traces his ancestral and ecological design roots. Principal Voices talked to Van der Ryn about the passion which continues to consume his life.

Dinner and a show in Portland's Pearl Districtupdated: Tue Nov 18 2008 11:28:00

The old warehouses of Portland's Pearl District are home to increasingly cool cultural diversions. Spend a weekend browsing the neighborhood's art galleries, snack on a pumpkin-pie cupcake and enjoy dinner and a show.

The meaning of lifeupdated: Tue Apr 26 2005 10:26:00


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The Strategy: Build High-End Prefab Homes Minimum Investment: $300,000

Money Magazine: Final Destinations Why sightseers regard cemetery tours as a worthwhile, ahem, undertaking.updated: Mon May 01 2000 00:01:00

When Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery opened in 1838, it was only the third large, landscaped cemetery in America. As such, it was not an immediate hit with the people of New York City, who were used...

Fortune: An abundance of poverty, windy moments in Washington, New York's smart boys, and other matters. TILTING AT IDEOLOGUESupdated: Mon Jan 02 1989 00:01:00

Hey, remember windmills? They were going to help solve the energy crisis. Or at least that's what Jerry Brown said, according to this little mountain of faded clips on the desk. That was when Jerry...

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