Monthly Archives: March 2007

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Zero-Energy Issaquah Town Homes, GreenSource + ENR Get Neals, + Bahrain Wind Turbine Towers (WIR)

Ten "Zero-Energy" Town Home Community Planned in Issaquah, Washington McGraw-Hill Construction’s GreenSource Magazine and ENR.com Win Neal Awards Bahrain Twin Skyscraper Complex Becomes World’s First Commercial Development to Include Large-Scale Wind Turbines in its Structure

By |March 23rd, 2007|News, Week in Review, Wind|0 Comments

Quotable: RK Stewart, FAIA

"Climate change, carbon emissions, greenhouse gases, green design–call it what you will.  The need to change how we inhabit the planet to avoid catastrophic consequences is now widely accepted…in the year ahead I plan to work with the AIA board’s Sustainability Discussion Group to aggressively advance sustainable design and the key role the AIA […]

By |March 23rd, 2007|News|0 Comments

LEED Platinum Sweetwater, A Model of Economics + Design

 

Back in December, the USGBC awarded Sweetwater Creek State Visitors Center the coveted Platinum level LEED-NC, making it just the 20th building in the world to receive the USGBC’s highest certification.  Sweetwater was designed by Gerding Collaborative, an Atlanta-based architecture firm, to reduce the building’s potable water usage by 77% and […]

By |March 21st, 2007|LEED, Modern architecture, Modern design, Solar|0 Comments

Motto Magazine: 6 Gurus of Eco-Chic

I’m picky about what I read.  Are you?  Henry David Thoreau once said, "Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all."  I sincerely believe that.  I anticipate that Jetson Green readers feel the same way, so when I write, I try to provide short, concise, […]

By |March 20th, 2007|News|0 Comments

2007 New American Home Goes Green in a Big Way

[Email/RSS – Click to View Images] Every year, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) sponsors a home project and industry experts team up to create a demonstration home with the newest technologies and products.  This year’s New American Home was unveiled at the 2007 International Builders’ Show in Orlando, Florida last […]

By |March 20th, 2007|Modern architecture, Modern design, Solar|10 Comments

Sky House, St. Louis Eco-Friendly, Mixed-Use Tower (S2)

A Fresh Perspective on Urban Living.  Looks like we’re starting to see teasers for the newest, hottest address in downtown St. Louis: 1400 Washington.  With pre-sales beginning in May 2007, Sky House will be a 22-story building with 166 units of residential and 13,000 sf of street-level retail.  The residential units will […]

By |March 18th, 2007|Modern architecture, Modern design, Skyscraper|0 Comments