Monthly Archives: March 2013

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7 Bryant Park Aims to Offer LEED Gold Office Spaces in Manhattan

New York has just welcomed luxurious green office tower 7 Bryant Park to its streets, with Mayor Michael Bloomberg leading a groundbreaking ceremony on February 26. Designed by Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, the building will cover 470,000 square feet of LEED Gold certified office space.

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By |March 3rd, 2013|Modern architecture|1 Comment

Equinox Passive House in Bulgaria Perfectly Aligns With the Sun

This beautiful 5,543-square-foot home on the coast of Kavarna, Bulgaria has been designed to perfectly match the angle of the summer equinox sun.

Created by Ignatov Architects, the compact, energy-efficient design makes the home 90% more energy efficient than a similar home without upgrades, which also gives it Passive House status.

The home is built right into […]

By |March 2nd, 2013|Modern design|0 Comments

This Week in Energy News for March 1, 2013

This week in Jetson Green Energy News, efforts are being made to reduce pollution and derive energy from renewable sources.

Architectural rendering of Google’s planned headquarters.
Google Reveals Plans for Massive Green Office Complex
In partnership with Seattle-based design firm NBBJ, Google has released an architectural rendering of plans for its next 1.1 million square-foot headquarters that features green roofs and ample opportunities for employees to enjoy outdoor activities.

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By |March 1st, 2013|Week in Review|0 Comments