Platinum BASF Near-Zero Energy Home – Paterson, NJ

That’s right, Platinum.  LEED-H Platinum, that is.  The Near-Zero Energy Home in Paterson, NJ, is quite the achievement.  I first saw a picture of it in BusinessWeek, if I recall correctly.  The […]

By |February 28th, 2007|Categories: Gadgets, LEED, Solar|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Video: Patagonia's LEED Gold Distribution Center

  This is a pretty good video.  If you’re in business and in a position to make decisions about facilities, etc., this is a good idea generator.  In fact, that’s […]

By |February 27th, 2007|Categories: LEED|Tags: |0 Comments

Chicago's LEED Gold 111 South Wacker (S2)

Since GreenBuild 2007 will be in Chicago, I wanted to showcase one the many green buildings in Chicago.  In 2005, 111 South Wacker in Chicago, Illinois, received an AIA Design Excellence Award and LEED-CS Gold certification for it’s sustainability achievements.  Designed by Goettsch Partners, the 53-story tower is an incredibly handsome skyscraper.  The transparent base of the tower is particularly interesting with those seemingly dinky pillars holding up the entirety of the building. 

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By |February 25th, 2007|Categories: LEED, Modern architecture, Skyscraper|Tags: |0 Comments

Utah Edging Green, Energy Star Buildings, + Green Materials in Demand (WIR)

Green is Right for Utah’s Future, Sustainable Building Proponents Say – Peter McMahon joined Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson, Rep. Ralph Becker and Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon on the panel. Their […]

By |February 23rd, 2007|Categories: News, Week in Review|Tags: , |0 Comments

Office of Mobile Design's ShowHouse (F2)

I’ve blogged about Jennifer Siegal’s Office of Mobile Design (OMD) before.  What you see above is a picture of OMD’s ShowHouse, located at 1650 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice, California.

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By |February 22nd, 2007|Categories: Modern architecture, Modern design, Prefab|Tags: |0 Comments

My Green Options: Toilets, Zero Energy Homes, Financially Smart Green Building + More

I’ve been writing an article a week for Green Options and wanted to pass on the links to some of my articles.  I think the toilets article is the most light-hearted…go give them a […]

By |February 22nd, 2007|Categories: Gadgets, Solar|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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