Quotable: RK Stewart, FAIA

"Climate change, carbon emissions, greenhouse gases, green design–call it what you will.  The need to change how we inhabit the planet to avoid catastrophic consequences is now widely accepted…in the year ahead I plan […]

By |March 23rd, 2007|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

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
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