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.  […]

By |March 21st, 2007|Categories: LEED, Modern architecture, Modern design, Solar|Tags: |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.  […]

By |March 20th, 2007|Categories: 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 […]

By |March 20th, 2007|Categories: Modern architecture, Modern design, Solar|Tags: , |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 […]

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

Caveat Emptor: The Green Sheen

Sure, the housing market is in a bit of a lull right now, but BusinessWeek’s article on page 131, "How to Make a Deal Bloom," was totally irresponsible.  BW presents five tips for residential […]

By |March 18th, 2007|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

Philips Wants More Efficiency, DOE Selects 13, + Lennar Gets Crazy Solar (WIR)

Homebuilder Lennar to Build Largest Solar Homes Development in U.S. – According to a deal with Sacramento Municipality Utility District (SMUD), Lennar will build 1,254 energy-efficient homes with solar power systems as a standard […]

By |March 17th, 2007|Categories: Gadgets, News, Solar, Week in Review|Tags: , |0 Comments
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