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contents: print 12 14 22 28 editorial industry news product briefs: sustainable product focus: here comes the sun 3M introduces its Sunlight Delivery System―an energy efficient lighting alternative 30 product focus: cream of the crop What Moves You? by Lees introduces the contract market’s first modular carpet made with corn-based SmartStrand® fibers feature 64 memory museum 32 National September 11 Memorial Museum in New York designed by Aedas by John Czarnecki 36 sustainable 36 triple threat Corus Quay in Toronto designed by Quadrangle Architects Limited by Murrye Bernard 42 mission sustainable Botanical Research Institute of Texas in Fort Worth, Texas, designed by H3 Hardy Collaboration Architecture by Jean Nayar 46 model of sustainability Enermodal Engineering in Kitchener, Ontario, designed by Robertson Simmons Architects by John Czarnecki 50 desert oasis Frontier Project in Rancho Cucamonga, California, designed by HMC Architects by Michael Webb 54 32 64 trends: the resilient workplace Two sustainability experts with the GSA’s Office of Federal HighPerformance Green Buildings outline key aspects of the resilient workplace, which can be applied to any office by Judith Heerwagen and Michael F. Bloom 68 ideas: chair history An interview with author Jonathan Olivares about his new book, A Taxonomy of Office Chairs 74 designers select: boardroom furnishings Designers Janet Simpson and Erica Godun tell Contract readers about their favorite new conference room furnishings and accessories 76 sources LEED by example Perkins+Will in Washington, D.C., designed by Perkins+Will by Douglas Gordon, Hon. AIA 58 cooking light The Cuisinart Center for Culinary Excellence at Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island, designed by Tsoi/Kobus & Associates by Amy Milshtein cover: The Cuisinart Center for Culinary Excellence at Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island. The building was designed by Tsoi/Kobus & Associates. Photograph by Jeffrey Totaro. See page 58. 78 ad index 80 perspectives: Steven M. Davis, FAIA, Aedas CONTRACT, volume 52 issue 7 (USPS 307-970, ISSN 1530-6224, September 2011) 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) go to, 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 3601, Northbrook, IL 60065-3601. Canada Post Publications Mail Agreement No. 40031729. Return undeliverable Canadian addresses: To DHL Global Mail, 4960-2 Walker Road, Windsor, ON N9A 6J3. issue 7 volume 52

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Contract - September 2011

Contract - September 2011
Industry News
Product Briefs: Sustainable
Product Focus: Here Comes the Sun
Product Focus: Cream of the Crop
Memory Museum
Triple Threat
Mission Sustainable
Model of Sustainability
Desert Oasis
LEED by Example
Cooking Light
Trends: The Resilient Workplace
Ideas: Chair History
Designers Select: Boardroom Furnishings
Ad Index
Perspectives: Steven M. Davis, Faia, Aedas

Contract - September 2011