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Headlines from Worldchanging Seattle (11/14/08)
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This week in headlines from Worldchanging Seattle:

AIA Award-Winners: Visions for Veggie Oil and Parking Lots
Two conceptual projects received commendations for their vision at last week's AIA Honor Awards, offering a glimpse at what leading designers could contribute to cities of the future.

Arts Leadership Lab: Bringing the Arts Perspective to Urban Issues
Artists bring a fresh perspective to traditional urban and rural planning issues. Especially when diverse groups can connect via collaborative leadership-building projects like the Arts Leadership Lab.

New Facility for Homeless to be Built in Ballard
A boarded-up home at 1753 NW 56th St. in Ballard will be converted into a 60-unit shelter for the chronically homeless.

What's in Your (Fast) Food?
Starting January 1, diners at nearby chain restaurants will be able to check out the nutrition information of their meal before placing an order.

Lecture Notes: Dominic DellaSala and the Climate Change Commons
What can we do to plan for climate change on the local level? Jennifer Power talks with the executive director of Conservation Science & Policy Programs at the National Center for Conservation Science and Policy.

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