Green Prefab: The Vital House by Ulterior Mode

If you’ve heard of the Husten-Haskin house (mentioned in NYTimes + SF Chronicle), then you’ve heard of the architect behind the the Vital House prefab:  Erin Vali of Ulterior […]

By |October 30th, 2006|Categories: Modern architecture, Modern design, Prefab, Solar|Tags: , |0 Comments

Skyscraper Sunday: Urban Cactus by UCX Architects

This is a building I saw first on Archidose.  Since the website project description is in Dutch, it’s hard to get specific information on this building, but I’ll share what […]

By |October 28th, 2006|Categories: Modern architecture, Modern design, Nature, Skyscraper|Tags: , |0 Comments

Entrepreneurial New Resource Bank + Green Lending Residential Solar Systems

Sustainable business entrepreneurship requires sophisticated financiers, so I wanted to let the Jetson Green readers know about an innovative, newly-founded banking institution called "New Resource Bank."  They are "financing sustainable resources in community."  […]

By |October 27th, 2006|Categories: LEED, Solar|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Modern + Green Art: The Campbell Laird Collection

I’ve used the analogy before, but living the green life is similar to using web widgets–you try one out, figure out how it works, and start to enjoy the benefits of that […]

By |October 26th, 2006|Categories: Modern design|Tags: |0 Comments

OMD Prefab Video + Jennifer Siegal Interview

Recently, I blogged about Jennifer Siegal and Office of Mobile Design (OMD) and wanted follow up because I found this video of her Venice, California show house.  It’s a short, 2-minute video packed […]

By |October 25th, 2006|Categories: Gadgets, Modern architecture, Modern design, Prefab|Tags: , , |2 Comments

Sustainable Building Precursor: Opportunities + Widgets

Think big, think innovative, and think independent. Going green requires taking proactive choices about how you interact with the world we live in. I like to think of all these green opportunities as web widgets that you can pull out of the sky and place them in your home. I'll take the Energy Star appliance widget, the plug-in hybrid vehicle widget, the CFL light bulb widget, the zero-VOC paint widget, the dual-flush toilet widget, etc.!
By |October 25th, 2006|Categories: Solar, Vegetation, Wind|Tags: , , , |1 Comment
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