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Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Birds and Glass Windows

National Public Radio recently broadcast a really informative, two part series on how thousands of migrating birds are killed by window strikes every year. In the second part they looked at ways in which some architects are trying to design buildings that minimize or eliminate bird collisions.

Part 1
A Clear And Present Danger: How Glass Kills Birds
by Christopher Joyce

Part 2
Building For Birds: Architects Aim For Safer Skies
by Christopher Joyce

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