SCIPs + Green Sandwich Technologies

  You probably heard about Green Sandwich Technologies (GST) earlier this year when William (Bill) McDonough, FAIA, announced that he’d be on the company’s advisory board.  Structural Concrete Insulating Panel (SCIP) technology, […]

By |December 25th, 2006|Categories: Materials|10 Comments

Merry Christmas + Happy Holidays

By |December 24th, 2006|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Skyscraper Sunday: The Modern + Green Skyscraper Movement

  I wanted to include this video within my post, but E&ETV disabled the embed function, so head over to Youtube this jolly Christmas eve to watch a good […]

By |December 24th, 2006|Categories: LEED, Modern architecture, Modern design, Skyscraper|Tags: |0 Comments

Noteworthy Green News: Week in Review

Wind Energy Scores Major Legal Victory in U.S. (Texas) – Horse Hollow Wind Energy Center in Texas, currently the world’s largest wind farm, did not create enough noise to be considered a private nuisance.  […]

By |December 23rd, 2006|Categories: LEED, News, Solar, Week in Review, Wind|0 Comments

Modern Rammed Earth: Red Hill Residence (Australia)

I’m a big-time proponent of green buildings, but if I hear straw bale, adobe, tee pee, or the like, I tend to lose interest.  And the same goes for rammed earth.  That […]

By |December 21st, 2006|Categories: Gadgets, Modern architecture, Modern design|11 Comments

Hive Modular Video: Modern, Semi-Affordable + Light Green

If you’re a prefab enthusiast, you’ve probably heard of Hive Modular–they’re pushing the envelope on modern, highly-customized, affordable modular homes.  I’ve included a short video with Paul Stankey talking […]

By |December 20th, 2006|Categories: Modern architecture, Modern design, Prefab|Tags: , |1 Comment
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