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May 24, 2013 by Casey Danson
Allison Arieff literally wrote the book on modern prefab …
May 8, 2013 by Casey Danson
[Translate] Lloyd Alter Design / Green Architecture May 3, 2013 Canadian WWII poster/Public Domain Green building has been...
Apr 18, 2013 by Casey Danson
Green eyeshades work the same way for buildings as they do for accountants,…
Apr 12, 2013 by Casey Danson
In the UK there is the Rubble Club, “an organisation to remember buildings demolished…
Mar 17, 2013 by GlobalPossibilities
Designboom shows a new line of prefabricated houses designed by Claesson Koivisto Rune..
It’s the rendering that launched a thousand blog posts,..
Speaking at a sustainability and design conference in Atlanta, LEED pioneer Rob Watson explains..
Mar 4, 2013 by Casey Danson
A mantra here is that “the greenest building is the one already standing.”
Mar 2, 2013 by Casey Danson
Editor in Chief Meg O’Neill used to say that one shouldn’t try to put too many concepts into one post..
Jan 17, 2013 by Casey Danson
Green walls are a paradox; traditionally, architects design buildings to shed water,…
Jan 8, 2013 by Casey Danson
Nate Berg called Jerry Yudelson the “godfather of green building” in Wired.
Dec 27, 2012 by Casey Danson
The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, a.k.a. Berkeley Lab, …
Dec 5, 2012 by Casey Danson
The BuildingGreen Top Ten Products awards remind me of the Oscars.
Dec 4, 2012 by Casey Danson
Once we’re thinking differently about our streets, we need to start thinking differently about our buildings…
Dec 1, 2012 by Casey Danson
As negotiators in Doha move toward a new global climate agreement this week..
Nov 28, 2012 by Casey Danson
The US Green Building Council’s LEED certification is under attack.
Nov 26, 2012 by Casey Danson
Everybody is excited about the apparent rebound in the housing market in the US…
Nov 21, 2012 by Casey Danson
From our sustainable landscape series..
Nov 19, 2012 by Casey Danson
What if every child had access to a sheltered, inspiring learning space?
Nov 19, 2012 by Kristine Trites
The Siemens Headquarters by architects Sheppard Robson in Masdar City..
Nov 9, 2012 by Casey Danson
Welcome to the Crystal, an inter-active museum about sustainability and cities.
Many suburban main streets are filled with a mix of one and two storey retail…
Nov 7, 2012 by Casey Danson
There’s been a lot of talk since Sandy passed through about rebuilding better…
Nov 1, 2012 by Casey Danson
The green modern prefab industry will never be able to deliver a product as cheaply as the conventional stick builders in the ‘burbs..
Architect and educator Larry Speck writes “Increasingly, I’m more interested in what architecture does than just what it is.”
Nov 1, 2012 by Kristine Trites
The profession of design is about to drastically change.
Oct 31, 2012 by Casey Danson
[Translate] One Man 500 Square Feet and a...
Oct 28, 2012 by Casey Danson
Without question, residential rooftop solar is a boon: economically, environmentally, aesthetically (if you’re into that sci-fi thing).
Between 2010 and 2012, the number of LEED-certified buildings worldwide has nearly doubled. Good green news, right?
Oct 25, 2012 by Casey Danson
Roof overhangs do an important job, in keeping water and snow away from the walls and windows; the more the merrier.
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