Cradle to Cradle® criteria for the built environment

October 25, 2010

Cradle to Cradle® (C2C) is a paradigm-changing innovation platform developed in the 1990s by Michael Braungart and William McDonough et al. Extensive books, cover stories and documentary films have been published and broadcasted about C2C since the 1990s and translated into at least a dozen languages. However, many planners are not yet familiar with how …

Oeko-Tex® to present “Greening the Supply Chain” at IFAI Advanced Textiles Conference

October 13, 2010

The International Oeko-Tex® Association will present “Greening the Supply Chain” during the Advanced Textiles Conference at IFAI Expo Americas 2010 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. on October 26. Dina Dunn, who speak on behalf of Oeko-Tex® , will outline the requirements for global textile certification standards, highlighting testing for potentially harmful …

Free Continuing Education programs at IFAI Expo Americas 2010

October 6, 2010

Architects are invited to attend three free Continuing Education programs to earn AIA/CES credits at IFAI Expo Americas 2010 in Orlando, Fla. These sessions will provide helpful information on the use of specialty and technical fabrics. “How to Design Green Roofs and Landscapes” will be held Tuesday, Oct. 26 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at …