Sprawl Movies: The Unforeseen + Radiant City

Stories about sprawl are pretty compelling.  With sprawl, on the one hand, you have unrestrained capitalism and the chase for economic distinction, and on the other hand, you have depleted community resources, mediocre homes, […]

By |July 1st, 2007|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

REITs Going Greener, Consumers Priced Out of Green Products, Greener Hotels, and Eco-friendly Home Costing (WIR)

Real estate industry quietly embracing green development, with 41% of U.S. REITs actively pursuing energy efficiency and green building upgrades.  Business leaders aver that even though companies are greening products of all […]

By |June 30th, 2007|Categories: Hotel, News, Week in Review|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Group 41, "CONTAIN Your Enthusiasm"

It’s been a long time since I’ve written about container architecture, but there’s a good reason to do it today because I’ve received a tip on Joel Karr and Group 41.  This San Francisco-based architecture firm is issuing a innovative project challenge.  Here’s how it works:


By |June 28th, 2007|Categories: Container Design, Materials, Modern architecture, Solar|Tags: , |1 Comment

Ramifications: GE Real Estate Moving to New, Potentially LEED-CI Headquarters

You may not think this news is all that sexy, but it’s a pretty big deal.  GE Real Estate is an enormous source of capital funding for commercial properties.  To get an […]

By |June 28th, 2007|Categories: LEED, News|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Armstrong's HQ Receives LEED-EB Platinum Award

  Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE: AWI) is based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and operates in the business of designing and manufacturing floors, ceilings, and cabinets.  Their current headquarters was built […]

By |June 27th, 2007|Categories: Corporate, Energy Efficiency, LEED, Water Efficiency|Tags: , |0 Comments

Top 3 Ways to Green a Property's Energy Mix

With all this discussion about the Senate Energy bill and renewable energy, I thought it was time to kick in and enunciate the ways property owners can elect to greenify, greenize, or […]

By |June 26th, 2007|Categories: Conservation, Energy Efficiency, News, Solar, Wind|Tags: |0 Comments

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