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contents: print 10 12 20 26 editor’s note industry resources: the green scene focus: land of opportunity Artek introduces its first new shelving system in 75 years and ups its ante in the American market, opening its first U.S. showroom in Manhattan’s NoLita neighborhood green: post-occupancy green For more meaningful progress on green building, sustainable design and sustainable operation must become more intertwined practice: legal green Sustainable building practices come with the related burden of myriad legal issues for architects, interior designers, and their clients to consider lean & green Michielli + Wyetzner Architects design efficient, sustainable, and ultra-flexible New York offices for AECOM—in synch with its own work and work ethics environmental extraordinaire tvsdesign digs deep to deliver a stellar platform for environmental education and sustainable design at Herman Miller’s new LEED CI Platinum showroom—the first building of its kind in the City of Angles above the legal limit The lofty green goals of law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld are achieved in a sky-high, LEED Gold-certified Manhtattan headquarters, designed by Butler Rogers Baskett informing the masses True to its mission, the San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association commissions a new headquarters building that sets a positive example for urban development luxury in the raw The latest Aman resort integrates minimal forms with a spectacular rockscape designers rate: green products process: science in the age of the invisible Anshen + Allen investigates new ways to address both sustainability and the rapidly evolving needs of today’s scientific research sources ad index perspectives cover: Amangiri, designed by Marwan Al-Sayed Architects, Wendell Burnette Architects, Rick Joy Architects. Photography courtesy of Amanresorts. 52 26 28 34 36 40 44 48 60 20 52 58 60 62 63 64 58 CONTRACT, volume 51 issue 3 (USPS 307-970, ISSN 1530-6224, April 2010) is published in January/February, March, April, May, June, July/August, September, October and November/December; issued by Nielsen Business Media Inc., 770 Broadway, New York, NY 10003-9595. Editorial and advertising offices: Nielsen Business Media, Inc., 770 Broadway, New York, NY 10003-9595; 646-654-4500; fax: 646-654-7370. Customer Service: For address changes (provide old mailing label and new address including zip or postal code and allow four to six weeks), single copy sales ($10 payable in advance), and subscription inquiries ($89/year U.S., $94/year Canada, $175/year all other foreign), call 800-697-8859, fax 847-291-4816 or write to, or Contract Magazine, P.O. Box 3601, Northbrook, IL. 60065-3601. Periodicals postage paid at New York, NY, and additional mailing offices. Printed in the USA. Postmaster: Please send address changes to Contract, P.O. Box 1056, Skokie, IL 60076-8056. Canada Post Publications Mail Agreement No. 40031729. Return undeliverable Canadian addresses: To DHL Global Mail, 4960-2 Walker Road,Windsor, ON N9A 6J3. issue 3 volume 51

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Contract - April 2010

Contract - April 2010
Editor's Note
Resources: The Green Scene
Focus: Land of Opportunity
Green: Post-Occupancy Green
Practice: Legal Green
Lean & Green
Environmental Extraordinaire
Above the Legal Limit
Informing the Masses
Luxury in the Raw
Designers Rate: Green Products
Process: Science in the Age of the Invisible
Ad Index

Contract - April 2010