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Blog Notes From Leo Marmol Lecture in Dallas (10/14/2006): Prefab + Environmentalism

On Saturday at the Frontiers of Flight Museum in Dallas, Leo Marmol was kind enough to spend an hour and talk about his firm’s work in the design-build and prefab context.  I was looking […]

By |October 16th, 2006|Categories: LEED, Modern architecture, Modern design, Prefab, Recycled|Tags: , , |1 Comment
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Skyscraper Sunday: LEED Platinum Genzyme Center

This building is a little old hat for many of the readers here (it was an AIA/COTE Top Ten Green Project in 2004), but I think there are some important aspects of the projects […]

By |October 15th, 2006|Categories: LEED, Modern architecture, Modern design, Nature, Recycled, Skyscraper, Solar|Tags: |1 Comment
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Dallas' Commerce Street Townhomes Receives Design Award

Local Dallas architect, Ron Wommack, received a 2006 Texas Society of Architects Design Award for his work on the Commerce Street Townhomes in east Dallas.  Actually, the site is located on a previously abandoned […]

By |October 13th, 2006|Categories: Modern architecture, Modern design|Tags: , |0 Comments
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3form Releases 100 Percent, A 100% Recycled Decorative Panel

Low impact, high design.  I just wanted to let the architects and designers know about a cutting edge material from 3form called "100 Percent."  100 Percent is made from 100% post-consumer high-density polyethylene (HDPE).  […]

By |October 12th, 2006|Categories: Modern architecture, Modern design, Recycled|1 Comment
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Current Energy: The World's First Home Efficiency Store

This is not an advertisement or a commercial.  I was going to the iPod store on Knox (in Uptown, Dallas) and noticed this new store right next door called "Current Energy."  Tag line:  "We’ll […]

By |October 12th, 2006|Categories: Gadgets|Tags: , |0 Comments
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Hines CalPERS Green Development Fund (HCG) Created with +$120 M Equity Investment

In case you haven’t noticed, Hines is one of those smart real estate companies that is leading the way in sustainable real estate.  They’re committed to sustainable building and I recently blogged a quote […]

By |October 11th, 2006|Categories: LEED|Tags: , , |1 Comment
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