Efficient Construction, Green Furniture, Bio-LED Lighting, + Shrinking the Dream

By |November 20th, 2010|Categories: Week in Review|0 Comments

Top Ten Green Building Products [2010]

For the ninth year in a row, BuildingGreen has announced their list of Top-10 Green Building Products.  BuildingGreen sifts the products from additions to the GreenSpec Directory, coverage in Environmental Building News, and blogs on BuildingGreen.  Here are seven products from the list to keep on the radar:


By |November 20th, 2010|Categories: Green Tech, Materials, News|0 Comments

A Passive House Hotel in Washington?

The small town of Oroville — north central Washington four miles from the border — has big aspirations.  A developer has plans to build the first Passive House hotel in North America, according to Examiner.com.

Developer Steve Morberg already secured Highway 97 frontage for the project and will use a design by Bôd Structures, formerly known as American Container Homes, to construct the hotel in phases.


By |November 19th, 2010|Categories: Hotel, Passive House|0 Comments

NanaWall Unveils Bamboo Folding Doors

By |November 18th, 2010|Categories: Green Tech, Materials|Tags: |0 Comments

H2hotel has a Wavy Living Green Roof

By |November 18th, 2010|Categories: Green Roof, Hotel, LEED|0 Comments
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MEKA Unveils Modular Container Houses

Toronto-based housing company MEKA — that is, modular, environmental, kinetic, assembly — made national headlines with the launch of small container homes this week.  Seeking the ultimate trifecta of style, sustainability, and affordability, this start-up aims to produce “the most luxurious living spaces with a clean modern sensibility, at super affordable prices.”


By |November 17th, 2010|Categories: Container Design, Modern architecture, Prefab|12 Comments

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