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Sustainable Building

The act of designing a sustainable building begins in considering environmentally responsible principles concerning, construction, maintenance, demolition and other aspects into an efficient project. 347 more words

What Are the Benefits of Shipping Container Homes

If you’ve never heard or seen the wonder that is a shipping container home, prepare to be amazed. Converting the units into Florida homes, apartments, or emergency shelters provides a very unique solution to the problem of excess units littering the country. 305 more words

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Transparency the new Sustainability

Jason McLennan, one of the most influential people in the green-building movement, gave a very moving and inspiring talk. He has dedicated his life into building a more sustainable world. 523 more words

Ethics

LEED Lab at UCSB

Check out this article I wrote about my LEED course at school! It was published today on the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) and the Center for Green Schools.

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What is Green Construction

Green construction methods can be integrated into buildings at any stage, from design and construction, to renovation and deconstruction. However, the most significant benefits can be obtained if the design and construction team takes an integrated approach from the earliest stages of a building project. 78 more words

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Los Angeles County Moves Toward New "General Plan" Governing Development for Next 20 Years

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors yesterday took the first important step toward adopting a new General Plan, the constitution for land use policy and development for the unincorporated areas of the county.   582 more words

Advancing equity and going beyond basic survival

THIS POST IS PART OF THE SOCIAL MEDIA IN THE ANTHROPOCENE PROJECT—SEE THIS DESCRIPTION OF OUR SUBMISSION.

In my earlier post I raised the question of how equity issues fit with the concept of habitability in the Anthropocene. 621 more words

Reflections