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NAU archaeologists document historic sites with 3D technology Kirill Cherezov

Imagine being able to look at a historical site from every angle, measure the smallest details on the interior and identify how to preserve it without ever touching it. Photogrammetry technology combines hundreds of overlapping high resolution images taken with a digital camera mounted on a pole to create a 3D color virtual model of… Read More →

Environmental Excellence Awards honor state’s best


The Sun Link Tucson Streetcar earned the coveted President’s Award (Best of Show) in Arizona Forward’s 35th Annual Environmental Excellence Awards, held in partnership with SRP. The project is the first Made in America streetcar in nearly 60 years. Arizona Forward celebrated its 35th milestone anniversary of this historic program, in addition to the competition’s… Read More →

Flagstaff banks on Valley residents trying to beat heat

Corner of Aspen Ave. and San Francisco Street in historic downtown Flagstaff, Arizona.

Compared to the Valley’s 100-plus degree days and stifling summer nights, Northern Arizona is an oasis of mild weather and cool temperatures. It’s no surprise that Flagstaff, the hub of the high country, is a popular tourist destination for Phoenicians in the hot summer months. Indeed, 40 percent of Flagstaff’s annual visitors are traveling from… Read More →

Bringing Arizona's Pioneering Women Artists Into The Light

JBE Grand Canyon, Photo: Collection of Ed and Fran Elliot
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The Museum of Northern Arizona’s current exhibit “Arizona’s Pioneering Women Artists” looks to shine a light on women who have had long art careers in the state. The artists in the exhibit predominantly lived in the Northern Arizona area, including Prescott, and the Phoenix area — taking inspiration from the environment around them. Visitors to… Read More →

BIG Green Awards: Commercial Green Building Award

Green Awards - AZRE Magazine July/August 2010
by in Award Events

Twelve categories, hundreds of nominations — but only one will take home the green. It’s the first annual Southwest Build-it-Green Awards, where BIG teamed up with the USGBC to bring you the leanest sustainable leaders and projects in Arizona. An in-depth glance of the winning real estate projects is listed below, followed by a list… Read More →