Thoughts on The Clean Tech Revolution (Updated)

So I received from HarperCollins a copy of Ron Pernick + Clint Wilder’s latest book called The Clean Tech Revolution.  I’m a big enthusiast of renewable technology because it has the potential to change […]

5th STREETpads by Greenpads LLC

The husband and wife team of Liz Miranda and Tim Rempel started Greenpads LLC in 2005, and 5th STREETpads is their first project.  Matter of fact, this six-unit multifamily development received a […]

By |June 20th, 2007|Categories: Energy Efficiency, Land Use, Materials, Modern architecture, Solar|Tags: , |0 Comments

Quotable: Barry Commoner Interview w/ NY Times

If you ask what you are going to do about global warming, the only rational answer is to change the way in which we do transportation, energy production, agriculture and a good deal of […]

By |June 19th, 2007|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

A Preview of the WIRED LivingHome

A Showcase of the Best in Sustainability, Technology, and Design.  Plans are in motion on the first-ever WIRED LivingHome, a modern, luxury residence that will attain at least a Gold rating under the LEED for Homes Program by the USGBC.  Located in an exclusive, modernist home community of Los Angeles called Crestwood Hills, the large 4,057 sf WIRED LivingHome is set to be finished by Fall 2007.

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By |June 18th, 2007|Categories: Modern architecture, Prefab|Tags: , |0 Comments

Arrowhead by SOM in South Quay, London (S2)

With the weird looking skyscrapers, there’s a business problem of having expensive, unusable space.  Often, the most pragmatic, profitable shape is the plain old rectangle.  So for the sake of staying grounded […]

By |June 17th, 2007|Categories: Gadgets, Modern architecture, Nature, Skyscraper|Tags: |0 Comments

Sprawl Lawsuit, Green Multifamily, Greener Hotels, & CB Richard Ellis (WIR)

Citing the threat posed by climate change, California State Attorney General Jerry Brown has filed suit against San Bernardino County for failing to rein in sprawl.  AIA releases a web feature on […]

By |June 16th, 2007|Categories: Energy Efficiency, Hotel, News, Week in Review|0 Comments
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