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They are all past winners of the Top Ten Green Project Awards sponsored by the American Institute of Architects’ Committee on the Environment, or COTE. (BuildingGreen is also a sponsor, providing technical and editorial support.)
If you want a chance to add your project to that list, you’ve got till 8 p.m. Eastern time on January 25 to submit.
From their origins in 2000, the awards have come a long way. “The bar has been raised,” noted members of the jury about the 2011 awards. Having a beautifully designed and energy-efficient building is fantastic, but winning projects in recent years have done even more, like:
If you’ve been part of a green project that you think accomplished something special (and was completed between 2003 and September 2012), you should consider submitting.
Here are all the details you’ll need, straight from COTE’s mouth:
Register and log in here to submit your project data, images, and legal release forms. You must also register separately to submit your payment to AIA—it's a separate registration system so your user name and password will be different.
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