Walls & Ceilings - December 2009 - (Page 32)

CITY CENTRAL ver the past two years, the people of Greensburg, Kan., have demonstrated amazing strength and resilience, as well as a move toward eco-conscious forward thinking. A f ter a massive tornado with swirling winds peaking at 205 mph destroyed 95 percent of their town in May 2007, citizens regrouped and immediately made plans for a new Greensburg. Using the inspiration of its own name, the town of about 1,500 set O CertainTeed high-performance gypsum wall and ceiling products contribute toward LEED Platinum Certification in Greensburg City Hall Project. By Amy Lee out to construct sustainable new buildings and homes out of the rubble and create a more eco-conscious community for future generations of Greensburg residents. In addition, the town hoped to set a national example for community-wide green living and inspire other small towns to make similar improvements. For this massive undertaking, the City of Greensburg hired architectural fi rm BNIM Architects, of Kansas City, Mo., a nd const r uc t ion m a nager Or r Construction Management, of Raytown, Mo., and got to work. | Walls & Ceilings | December 2009

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Walls & Ceilings - December 2009

Walls & Ceilings - December 2009
Contents
Up Front
Trade News
Most Requested Products of 2009
Sixth Annual Excellence Awards
Move it on Up
City Central
The Finish Line
Smart Business
Trowel Talk
Straight Green
All in Agreement
Industry Voices
Toolbox
Information Showcase
Classified Marketplace
Advertiser Directory

Walls & Ceilings - December 2009

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