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Mosiac Walk Eco Townhomes in the OC

It seems green homes continue to sell well in these economic times. Last month, two model homes at Mosaic Walk opened to visitors and, with purchase incentives and pricing from the low $300,000, phase one sold out completely. Located in Garden Grove in northern Orange Country, Mosaic Walk has been designed and built for LEED certification.

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By |June 8th, 2010|Categories: LEED, Townhouse|Tags: |0 Comments
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Tiny Eco-friendly Prefab Called The Crib

Due to the popularity of the Shack, an off-the-grid house in West Virginia, Broadhurst Architects, Inc., decided to design another shelter for individuals looking for a weekend retreat, home yoga studio, backyard home office, or a cluster of small eco-cabins.  The firm created The Crib and two home models undeniably inspired by corn cribs. 

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By |June 7th, 2010|Categories: Modern architecture, Prefab|Tags: |1 Comment
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Dreaming Eco City, Green Retrofits, Reclaimed What, + More Green Roofs

Eco city dreaming. The benefits of green retrofits. Healthiest, happiest office space in America. Avoiding the global warming impact of insulation. Washington builders sue to stop green building law. New York condo […]

By |June 5th, 2010|Categories: Week in Review|0 Comments
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Modern LEED Living at The Crossing

Recently The Crossing Apartments, a luxury, transit-oriented development seeking LEED Silver certification, opened in Anaheim, California. The project, designed by KTGY Group, Inc., includes 39 live/work units and 312 lofts and one- and two-bedroom units in a contemporary and eco-friendly setting.

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By |June 4th, 2010|Categories: LEED, Multifamily|Tags: , , |3 Comments
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Prescott Passive House in Kansas City

This is the most recent project to be built by Studio 804 (the University of Kansas School of Architecture, Design, and Planning design/build program).  It’s the first by the group to seek Passive House certification, and, like the Buffalo House, Prescott House was designed and built to LEED Platinum standards.

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Prefab Eco-Enclave Planned for Toronto

Living Homes today announced the launch of its expansion into Canada with an eco-enclave of four modern homes in North Toronto.  Steve Glenn, founder of Living Homes, was kind enough to share with us some detail of the upscale project, which will be fabricated by Conquest and developed by a new company called Nexterra Green Homes.

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By |June 2nd, 2010|Categories: Prefab|Tags: , , , |3 Comments
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