Real Estate Forum Article Interviews Experts + Predicts Future Green Building

There are still some people out there that don’t believe green + sustainable building will last.  In the September edition of Real Estate Forum magazine, there is a lengthy article with reflections and predictions […]

By |September 27th, 2006|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |2 Comments

There's a New Prefab in Town: Michelle Kaufmann Designs + mkSolaire

If you haven’t noticed, there’s a new prefab in town.  But if you’ve been following the modern prefab movement, you’ll recognize this newest installment comes from an experienced architect:  Michelle Kaufann Designs.  MKD is […]

By |September 26th, 2006|Categories: Gadgets, Modern architecture, Modern design, Nature, Prefab, Solar, Wind|Tags: , |1 Comment

Green Building Throwback: Landscaping Common Sense

I was reading an article somewhere that said one could increase a home’s value by planting trees and properly landscaping the grounds.  Ostensibly, there are two reasons for this:  first, trees and landscaping can […]

By |September 25th, 2006|Categories: Vegetation|Tags: |4 Comments

Skyscraper Sunday: SOM, Green Skycraper Firm of the Year

There’s just no stopping Skidmore, Owings + Merrill.  They are the (as nominated by Jetson Green) Green Skyscraper Firm of the Year.  I blogged about them in regards to the zero energy Pearl River Tower, […]

Green Renovation 101: Herd Theory Approach

You’re thinking about selling your house within the next year and want to make some changes to add legitimate value to the place.  You really want to differentiate your home from other similar homes […]

By |September 23rd, 2006|Categories: Gadgets|Tags: |0 Comments

Contemporary Furniture: Going Green with Exceptionally Designed Bicycle Parts

This isn’t just some ordinary, run-of-the-mill furniture, slapped together with no thought for the environment, comfort, or design.  Andy Gregg founded Bike Furniture Design in the 90s with the seminal, original bike chair.  Since […]

By |September 22nd, 2006|Categories: Furniture, Modern design|Tags: |1 Comment

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