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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

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

January 2013
Phipps Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show Spotlights the Inspired Art of Nature

November 2012
New Winter Light Garden Illuminates the Holiday Season at Phipps

November 2012
Phipps Wins International Green Award as One of the World’s Most Sustainable NGOs

November 2012
Phipps Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show Spotlights the Inspired Art of Nature

October 2012
Let’s Move Pittsburgh Launches 10,000 Tables Pledge in Support of Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution

September 2012
Phipps Announces 2012 Winter Flower Show Plans and New Winter Light Garden Display

September 2012
Phipps Director of Human Resources and Operations Receives Leadership Award

August 2012
Phipps to Host a Toast to a Greener Future at Wines Under Glass Garden Party

August 2012
Phipps’ Spectacular Fall Flower Show Highlights Harvest, History and Blooms in Many Hues

August 2012
Phipps Receives Energy Efficiency Grant from West Penn Power Sustainable Energy Fund

July 2012
Phipps Executive Director Richard V. Piacentini Receives Steinbrenner Institute Award of Merit

June 2012
Phipps Production Greenhouses Become First Ever to Earn LEED® Platinum Certification

June 2012
Phipps Executive Director Richard V. Piacentini Receives Living Building Challenge Hero Award

May 2012
Café Phipps Receives National Restaurant Award from the Hobart Center for Foodservice Sustainability

April 2012
Phipps’ Summer Flower Show to Feature Feel-Good Plants and Fountains of Youth

March 2012
Troy and Theodora Polamalu Tackle Childhood Obesity with Let's Move Pittsburgh

March 2012
Phipps’ Spring Flower Show Brings Gardens around the Globe into Pittsburgh’s Backyard

February 2012
One of the World’s Greenest Buildings Comes to Life at Historic Phipps Conservatory Site

January 2012
Phipps’ Tropical Forest India Debut to Offer Colorful Adventures

Phipps Takes on the Living Building Challenge
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Featured News, Awards and Recognition

Pittsburgh Region: A Green Tourism Destination (Our Region's Business)

Old-School Flower House Leaves LEED in the Dust (Grist)

Best of the World 2012 (National Geographic Traveler Magazine)

Inside Phipps' Center for Sustainable Landscapes: Making Clean Water, All in One Place (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

September 2011
Phipps' Summer High School Internship Program: Learning for a Green Future

Sustainability Television: Phipps Integrative Design Case

USA Today: 10 Great Botanic Gardens Across the USA

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

Phipps Welcomes G-20
Pittsburgh G-20 Partnership
The Pittsburgh Summit 2009
Pittsburgh G-20 Summit Press Room
Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council
Pittsburgh is Art

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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