Skyscraper Sunday: 1180 Peachtree, One Symphony Center

The subject of this week’s Skyscraper Sunday is the striking 1180 Peachtree in Atlanta, Georgia.  Designed by Pickard Chilton Architects, 1180 Peachtree rises 41-stories with a 119-foot lighted veil at the top.  It was […]

By |April 1st, 2007|Categories: Energy Efficiency, LEED, Modern architecture, Skyscraper, Water Efficiency|Tags: |0 Comments

Happy Green Homeowners, LEED Silver CarMax, + Godin on No Impact Man (WIR)

Study Shows Green Homeowners Are Happier With Their Homes and Recommending Them; Cost Savings are a Top Motivating Factor for Buying Green.  CarMax Receives LEED Silver Certification and Becomes First Company […]

By |March 31st, 2007|Categories: LEED, Week in Review|Tags: |0 Comments

The Loftcube by Werner Aisslinger

This is the Loftcube, which is designed and engineered in Germany.  Including the bathroom and kitchen, there are two models, one for $136,000 and the other for $180,000.  I love the look of it … if you had $180k and a vacant roof, would you put it up there?  Add some landscaping?

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By |March 30th, 2007|Categories: Modern architecture, Prefab|Tags: |0 Comments

QR5 + 2007 Bottom Line Design Awards

The first time I saw the QR5 was on Inhabitat last year, and ever since then, my thoughts have occasionally wandered back to its simple, elegant design.  Now, in April 2007, this […]

By |March 29th, 2007|Categories: Gadgets, Modern design, Wind|Tags: , |0 Comments

Jetson Green in D.C. this Weekend, Ideas?

I’m going to be in Washington D.C. with a team of MBAs for a real estate case competition this weekend.  I have some free time both Friday and Sunday and would like to delve into […]

By |March 28th, 2007|Categories: News|0 Comments

Green Building = Buzz, but Localization = Key

Green building articles abound, but it’s important to note the subtle differences in perspective, which may change depending on the writer’s geography.  An article may give green building advice that doesn’t make sense in […]

By |March 26th, 2007|Categories: Gadgets, Modern architecture, News|0 Comments
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