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2012-07-18 23:03:28

The Brockman Hall for Physics at Rice University, an award-winning research lab designed by KieranTimberlake, tackles the multiple challenges of a constrained site, humid climate, and complex

2012-07-18 23:02:35

In support of its green education and job training program, Saint-Gobain provides Grenite® Engineered Stone Countertops and green building expertise through its Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics

2012-07-02 23:01:30

Permalla Dental Care has been awarded the LEED® Green Building Certification.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.