Green Valley Lofts Raise the Bar for Innovative Mixed Use, Sustainable Development

There really, actually, truly, factually, legitimately is a growing interest in living in more environmentally sensitive buildings.  Even still, whether you’re looking for a single family home, urban townhome, downtown loft, or warehouse loft, […]

By |October 11th, 2006|Categories: LEED, Modern architecture, Modern design, Solar|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Modern LUMI Rainwater Tank Receives Sustainability Award

I wanted to share this modern + green water storage solution with those of you that are interested in keeping your landscape design project aesthetic.  Katrina Logan, founder of small architectural firm Katrina Logan […]

By |October 10th, 2006|Categories: Modern architecture, Modern design, Vegetation|2 Comments

Texas Water IQ Quiz + Pledge – It's the Least You Can Do!

It’s official, I’m a water genius.  I had a hard time with the question on the lawn mower, but other than that, I scored a near perfect 11/12, which means I have a water […]

By |October 9th, 2006|Categories: Vegetation|0 Comments

Skyscraper Sunday: Dallas Condo Tower, Azure, Going Green

Absolute Architectural Splendor.  There’s a little bit of green development in Dallas, but we can do more to catch up to other progressive cities such as Portland + Austin.  Azure, a 375-foot condo in […]

By |October 8th, 2006|Categories: LEED, Modern architecture, Modern design, Skyscraper, Vegetation|Tags: , |0 Comments

Texas-OU Weekend: Cup City Installation by Austin Green Art

Being Texas-OU weekend, I thought I would bring it back to Austin for a little environmental action.  Back in late September, an environmental organization called Austin Green Art created "Cup City" for the Austin […]

By |October 7th, 2006|Categories: Solar|Tags: |0 Comments

Green Office: Steelcase Think Chair–"the Chair with a Brain + a Conscience"

My first installment to the "Green Office" segment is about the office chair.  I walked into a friend’s downtown office (a lawyer) and he had some beat up, patchy furniture inside.  I asked him […]

By |October 6th, 2006|Categories: Commercial Interiors, Furniture, Modern design|5 Comments
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