Making an actual impact on society is a tough goal to achieve; however, this has actually been a long time goal of mine. My parents are architects so I have always loved buildings, and when I was ten years old, I decided I wanted to be a real estate developer (the ones who hire the architects and set out to build buildings). 386 more words
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Chicago-based Woodhouse Tinucci Architects (WTA) takes a classically authentic and responsible approach to architecture. Their philosophy on sustainable design, however, isn’t your typical eco-friendly formula. For WTA, sustainability is about creating buildings to last several lifetimes by using natural materials with proven track records of longevity and applying decades of expertise in architecture and space planning via thoroughly studied best practices on durability. 462 more words
Price per square foot is a key factor but the financials are often very competitive. The decision to lease in one building versus another is often swayed by physical attributes. 171 more words
What’s a Green Building?
Green building is the practice of creating structures and using processes that are environmentally responsible and resource-efficient throughout a building’s life-cycle from siting to design, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation and deconstruction. 51 more words
The construction of Solano College Building 600 was completed last December and we recently received news that the project has been awarded enough points to achieve the level of Certified under LEED 2009 for New Construction and Major Renovations (LEED-NC), making it the first TLCD project to officially achieve LEED certification! 404 more words