LEED Silver museum’s shimmering, iridescent facade evokes flames in Kansas

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When Boston-based architecture practice Verner Johnson was tapped to design the $17.3 million Museum at Prairiefire in Overland Park, Kansas, they saw an opportunity to push back against the area’s new suburban sprawl with a site-specific project. Drawing from the region’s landscape history and their experience with museum design, the architects crafted a building that brings the prairie fires of the American Great Plains to life with a striking flame-inspired facade made with dichroic glass…. View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



39th Student Academy Awards — Documentary (Silver Medal): Ellen Tripler

”Dying Green,” Ellen Tripler, American University. The 39th Annual Student Academy Awards ceremony was held on Saturday, June 9, 2012 at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, CA.