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News, Awards & Recognition

For all media inquires, please contact Liz Fetchin, Director of Marketing and Communications at 412-441-4442, ext. 3801 or lfetchin@phipps.conservatory.org or use our contact form.

Featured Press Releases and Video Links

December 2014
Mayor William Peduto Declares Dec. 7 Richard V. Piacentini Day

November 2014
Phipps’ Winter Flower Show Brings Beloved “Winter Wonderland” Carol to Life

November 2014
Phipps Garden Center Enlivens the Season with Gifts and Greens Market

October 2014
Phipps Center for Sustainable Landscapes Achieves WELL Platinum Pilot Certification

October 2014
Phipps Opens Registration for November Adult Education Classes

October 2014
Masked Revelers to Celebrate Phipps at Wines Under Glass Gala

October 2014
Phipps to Host Annual Native Plant and Sustainability Conference

October 2014
Phipps’ Fall Flower Show Celebrates the Harvest with Colorful Blooms and Rambling Railroad Displays

October 2014
Phipps Executive Director Richard V. Piacentini Receives Green Building Alliance Legacy Award

September 2014
Phipps Wins Alliance to Save Energy Stars of Energy Efficiency Award

June 2014
Pittsburgh Public Garden Awakens Green Building with Large-Scale, Multisensory Biophilic Art Exhibit

June 2014
Phipps Receives PCRG Community Development Award for Homegrown

May 2014
Phipps Wins Sustainability Excellence Award from the American Alliance of Museums

May 2014
Phipps Center for Sustainable Landscapes Earns Net Zero Energy Certification

April 2014
All Aboard! Phipps Summer Flower Show to Awaken Childhood Wonder with Model Trains

April 2014
Phipps Receives ENR Global Best Project Award for Center for Sustainable Landscapes

April 2014
Café Phipps Named Top Museum Restaurant by Food & Wine

March 2014
Phipps Receives Building Museums® Symposium Buildy Award for Center for Sustainable Landscapes

March 2014
Phipps to Come Alive with the Sounds of Music for Spring Flower Show

March 2014
Institute of Museum and Library Services Announces Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens as Finalist for the 2014 National Medal for Museum and Library Service

February 2014
Phipps Announces Line-Up of Major Shows and Events for 2014

February 2014
Phipps Executive Director Richard V. Piacentini Receives Carnegie Science Award

January 2014
Phipps Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show Offers Cure for the Winter Blues

December 2013
Phipps Wins Design & Build with FSC Award for the Center for Sustainable Landscapes

December 2013
AMA Honors Phipps as Nonprofit Marketer of the Year and Hall of Fame Inductee

November 2013
Phipps Center for Sustainable Landscapes Earns Four Stars SITES Certification

November 2013
Phipps’ Winter Flower Show and Winter Light Garden to Capture the Magic of Glass and Light

September 2013
Phipps Executive Director Accepts Officer Position on International Living Future Institute Board

September 2013
Phipps Center for Sustainable Landscapes Earns LEED Platinum Certification

August 2013
Rare Corpse Flower Blooms at Phipps, Causes Big Stink in Pittsburgh

August 2013
A Smell to Wake the Dead: Legendary Corpse Flower Set to Rise at Phipps

July 2013
Phipps Receives Grant to Connect Pittsburgh High School Students with Nigerian Youth

June 2013
Phipps Executive Director Receives Distinguished Alumni Award from University of Connecticut

June 2013
Phipps Wins Prestigious Green Good Design Award for the Center for Sustainable Landscapes

May 2013
Pittsburgh Business Times Recognizes Phipps with Energy Leadership Award

April 2013
Phipps Executive Director Appointed to International Living Future Institute Board

March 2013
VisitPittsburgh Honors Phipps’ Richard V. Piacentini as Media Partner of the Year

March 2013
77th Annual May Market at Phipps Heralds Start of Spring for Pittsburgh’s Greenest Thumbs

February 2013
Phipps Reveals Splendor of Secret Gardens for Spring Flower Show 2013

February 2013
Institute of Museum and Library Services Announces Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens as Finalist for the 2013 National Medal for Museum and Library Service

February 2013
One of Earth’s Greenest Buildings Opens Today at Phipps

February 2013
Phipps Announces 2013 Line-Up of Major Shows, Exhibits and Events for All Ages

January 2013
One of Earth’s Greenest Buildings Opens at Phipps

January 2013
Phipps to Showcase Talents of Pittsburgh-Based Glass Artists for Summer Flower Show 2013

January 2013
Mayor Luke Ravenstahl Declares Jan. 11 Phipps Volunteer Corps Day

November 2009
Café Phipps Receives Prestigious Green Restaurant Certification

August 2009
Phipps Named Site of Pittsburgh G-20 Summit Welcome and Dinner

August 2009
White House Press Release

November 2008
Phipps Wins First Place 2008 Evergreen Award from Eco-Structure Magazine

July 2008
Phipps Conservatory Bans Bottled Water
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Featured News, Awards and Recognition

Phipps' New Director of Science Education a Perfect Fit (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)

Nature-Themed Art Exhibit Brings Phipps Offices And Classrooms To Life. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Sounds of Nature Get A 'Remix' For Phipps Project (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)

Phipps Conservatory, EID Winner 2013, Officially Becomes A Net-Zero Building (EDC Magazine)

Food & Wine Honors Phipps as One of Top Museum Restaurants (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)

Got A Little Free Time This Spring? Maybe Go Check out Pittsburgh (Huffington Post)

Best Museum Restaurants in the U.S. (Food & Wine)

The Buzz Of 2013: The Year's 25 Most Talked about Pittsburgh Stories (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Phipps Center Earns Highest Sustainable Status (Pittsburgh Business Times)

Phipps Conservatory's Center for Sustainable Landscapes Explores Humanity's Role in Environment (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Insider's Guide to Pittsburgh, Pa. (The Wall Street Journal)

Glass Sculptures Shine at Flower Show (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Phipps New Center for Sustainable Landscapes Is One of World's Greenest Buildings (Huffpost Live)

Uniting the Built and Natural Environments (The Dirt)

Phipps Offices Aim to Meet World's Highest Environmental Standards (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Phipps Debuts Ambitious 'Living' Building Project (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)

Pittsburgh’s Glass House Leads Green Revolution

Environmental Leadership of Public Gardens to Take the Global Stage at the Upcoming G-20 Summit

Obama calls Pittsburgh a model for the future

February 2009
The Living Building - h Magazine
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Tree-Free Media Resources

For all media inquires, please contact Liz Fetchin, Director of Marketing and Communications at 412-441-4442, ext. 3801 or lfetchin@phipps.conservatory.org or use our contact form.

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Pittsburgh G-20 Summit Media Resources

For all media inquires, please contact Liz Fetchin, Director of Marketing and Communications at 412-441-4442, ext. 3801 or lfetchin@phipps.conservatory.org or use our contact form.

Press Release/Fact Sheet

August 2009
Phipps Named Site of Pittsburgh G-20 Summit Welcome and Dinner
August 2009
Phipps Conservatory Fact Sheet

Site Underwriters & Supporters

September 2009
Phipps Site Underwriters
September 2009
Phipps Supporters

Featured News & Articles about Phipps

September 2009
Phipps Goes Green - CNBC
September 2009
President Obama Commissions FRABEL STUDIO (Atlanta) Glassworks for Gift to G20 Summit World Leaders
September 2009
White House Press Release
R. Piacentini on the G-20 at Phipps on KDKA Business Page (KDKA)
Why Pittsburgh for the G20? (Post-Gazette)
September 2009
Green Heart of Pittsburgh brochure
February 2009
The Living Building - h Magazine (The Magazine of the Heinz Endowments)
September 2009
Center for Sustainable Landscapes project statement
September 2009
Center for Sustainable Landscapes images
Phipps Conservancy director is practicing what he preaches by installing a home rain garden
September 2009
Phipps Conservatory Prepares for G-20 Summit With Help of Local Sponsors
August 2009
Phipps Living Building/Integrative Design Process

Links to G-20 Press Coverage

Why Phipps Conservatory Was Chosen for the G-20 Welcome Dinner - Associated Content
A Green Summit Background on the Pittsburgh Summit, The White House Office of the Press Secretary, - White House.gov
World Leaders Attend First G-20 Function At Phipps - WPXI
Smiling In The Rain, Obamas Host Gala At Phipps - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Obama's 'Red Carpet,' Up Close and Personal - The New York Times
Obamas Greet World Leaders at Phipps Conservatory - KDKA
World Leaders Gather for G20 Summit in Pittsburgh - UPI.com
Why Phipps for the Pittsburgh Summit G-20? - PR Canada
Phipps at the ready for tonight's events - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens to set stage for upcoming G-20 Summit - Landscape Design News
Spotlight On Pittsburgh As G-20 Opens - KDKA
Hitting the G-20 spot in Pittsburgh - Georgetown Voice
Venues for G-20 Summit Make Final Preparations - KDKA
Phipps Conservatory Gets Ready for Reception - KDKA
G-20 Richard Piacentini - Phipps Conservatory - Our Region's Business (YouTube video)
Phipps Conservatory Hosts World Leaders - KDKA
Phipps Goes Green - CNBC
Final Touches Under Way to make Sure Phipps is G-20 Ready (WPXI)
Phipps Conservatory Ready to Welcome World Leaders (WTAE)
G20 Host City Showcases Green Technology (VOA News)
PPG Donates Glass, Paint to Spruce up Phipps Conservatory for G-20 (USGNN)
BNY Mellon to Beautify 'Green Heart of Pittsburgh' for G-20 Events (MarketWatch)
Pittsburgh Hosts G-20 Summit (KDKA)
Phipps Conservatory Closing To Public During G-20 (KDKA)
Environmental Innovation Began Early in Erstwhile 'Smoky City' (Waterworld)
Local companies help Phipps Conservatory spruce up for world leaders (Tribune-Review)
Phipps to close, City Council reschedules meeting (MSN Money)
With G-20, Pittsburgh gets its 15 minutes (Los Angeles Times)
Environmental Leadership of Public Gardens to Take the Global Stage at the Upcoming G-20 Summit (Business Wire)
Pittsburgh's heart of steel still beats amid transformed city (USA Today)
Pittsburgh’s Glass House Leads Green Revolution (America.gov)
Phipps Conservatory Chosen as Site for G-20 Leaders' Greeting (WPXI)
G-20 World Leaders, Spouses To Visit Pittburgh Venues (WTAE)
Warhol, Phipps Among G-20 Sites (Post-Gazette)
Hometown News: Phipps Is Site for G-20 Summit (Baltimore Sun)

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August 2009
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Related Links

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The Pittsburgh Summit 2009
Pittsburgh G-20 Summit Press Room
Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council
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Related Articles & Videos

November 2008
Phipps Wins First Place 2008 Evergreen Award from Eco-Structure Magazine
Volume 22, No. 4, 2007
Greening a Garden
Volume 23, No. 1, 2008
Leading the Way to Sustainability: An Interview with Richard V. Piacentini
May 2009
Glass Artistry Returns To Phipps In A New, Must-See Exhibition
February 2009
Headwaters of the Amazon Opens at Phipps
November 2007
Greening a Greenhouse - Glass Magazine
November 2007
Breathing Easy - Architect Magazine
July 2008
Phipps Conservatory Bans Bottled Water
May 2008
Phipps Executive Director Receives Carnegie Science Award
April 2008
Phipps Executive Director Receives Diamond Award
April 2008
Phipps Executive Director Honored with Travel & Tourism Award
January 2008
Phipps Receives National High Performance Building Award
March 2008
Phipps Releases The Green Journal
 August 2009
Phipps Hosts Unique Farmers Market for Summer and Fall
 August 2009
Phipps Prepares Tropical Forest for Amazon Display
 August 2009
Phipps Receives Grant from Heinz Endowments
Whimsical Glass Art Sprouts at Phipps - Pittsburgh Tribune Review
Hans Godo Frabel Glass Exhibit - KDKA
A Garden Full of Glass - Decorative Glass Magazine

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