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Triangle Business Journal: The plans for Raleigh's 1700 Glenwood building in Five Points

New owners of the old Audio Buys building at Five Points in Raleigh will soon be bringing new people and commerce back into the 1960s-era, Modernist-style building. 251 more words


Custom Home Magazine: Award-Winning: Five Eco-Conscious Designs

GREENville House, Greenville, N.C., designed by Tonic Design
The owners of this new LEED Silver-rated residence did their sustainability homework in advance. “They knew about solar and geothermal from the beginning,” says project designer Katherine Hogan. 35 more words


FMNH in the News: It's Not Easy Being Green (For a 95 Year Old Building)

This announcement from the Field Museum of Natural History’s weekly Science and Education News bulletin (21 April 2016) notes the Museum’s achievement of LEED Gold certification, and how the sustainable operations within this historic building are a green asset to the City of Chicago. 334 more words


The Skill In Skillion Roofs!

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Project 1 ©MrKapaluTalksDesignToo

One of the most asked questions from not only my clients but would-be home owners alike is the least expensive roof option which particularly stems from the common “misguided” concern on construction and cost implications. 194 more words


Architecture Monday

This is gorgeous.  Built of the very soil it sits in, a continuous zigzagging rammed earth wall fronts a series of cabins built under a long earth berm, creating a playful inhabitable landscape.  128 more words


What is Green Design?

This past week I have been reading and exploring about Green Design and  Decorating.  Have you discovered Green Design?

Personally, I never considered it.  After all, Green is not my favorite Color to paint walls or have all green Furniture.  156 more words