This is probably the quote of the year for a real estate developer: "I didn’t want a building that in 10 years would have to compete with all the new buildings that are […]
PVC Debacle, Green Affordable Housing, Home Depot + Green Roofs, + Corporate Environmentalists (WIR)
Hugging the Tree-huggers: Environmentalists at the Corporate Table – BusinessWeek article on why so many companies are suddenly linking up with eco-groups. Hint: Smart business. Enterprise Encourages Legislation to ‘Green’ Affordable Housing […]
A few months ago, I posted a video on Hive Modular. Pictured above is the popular, modern B-Line. Hive Modular is making it happen in a good way.
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 […]
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 […]
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.