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

The 505 Townhomes: Urban Experiment with Modern + Sustainable Design (Houston)

The instant I saw The 505, I knew there was something about it that needed blogging.  This Houston, Texas four-unit townhouse development is extremely striking and innovative–it has that modern swagger that many […]

By |October 5th, 2006|Categories: Modern architecture, Modern design|Tags: , |3 Comments

Michael Jantzen + Environmental, Architectural Eye Candy

Well, I’ve decided to hit my readers with a little environmental, architectural eye candy.  I like to get political every now and then, but I really like to throw in some skyscrapers, prefabs, or […]

By |October 4th, 2006|Categories: Modern architecture, Modern design|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Intellicenter USA + Koll Development: "Developing for the [Green] Future"

Now this is what I’m talking about.  Sexy green skyscrapers and platinum green prefabs are cool, but now we’re moving into a new realm of green real estate development.  Dallas-based Koll Development […]

By |October 4th, 2006|Categories: LEED, Modern architecture, Modern design|Tags: |0 Comments

Texas + Private-sector Partners to Invest $10 B in New Wind Energy Infrastructure

Today’s a day when I feel pride as an SMU Mustang.  I was taking my little pooch, Colt, to the vet for his yearlies, when I saw a HUGE wing from a wind turbine […]

By |October 2nd, 2006|Categories: Gadgets, Wind|Tags: |4 Comments

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