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Sustainable Urban Planning, Cities Saving the World

Sustainable urban planning brings the most important concepts from the Green movement together into a single coherent plan. The heat island affect, solar heat gain, population density, alternative transportation, renewable energy, conservation, water capture and recycling are all ideas, threats and solutions that fall under the jurisdiction of sustainable urban planning. 484 more words

Climate Change

Design that Helps Boost Prospects for Shelter Dogs - Columbus, OH

Since October 2011, the Franklin County Dog Shelter & Adoption Center located in Columbus, Ohio has been serving the needs of homeless and stray dogs in its modern, “green” 48,350 square-foot building. 681 more words

New Animal Shelters

San Francisco City Hall Becomes Oldest Building To Receive LEED Platinum Certification

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The 100-year-old San Francisco City Hall is now the world’s oldest building to receive LEED Platinum certification for existing building operations and management, according to the U.S. 449 more words

News

How 'bout we build without the damned air conditioner?

I was on a video call with my able partner David Kim this morning.  When the conversation turned to the elaborate requirements of the California Energy Code, he had what I thought was a really great idea. 57 more words

David Kim

New Development Spotlight: 44-28 Purves Street, A Great Example of Sustainable Living in Long Island City

On Earth Day last month, Long Island City had an important groundbreaking: an example of sustainable NYC living at 44-28 Purves Street. From seasoned green developer… 324 more words

Sustainable Living

Unity College names new high-efficiency residence hall for founder

Built to LEED Silver standards, Clifford Hall offers homage to a Unity College founder, philanthropist

UNITY, Maine – The newest residence hall at Unity College will be named Clifford Hall, honoring the late Bert Clifford, a Unity College founder and well-known local philanthropist. 1,211 more words

Public Relations

Landscape Architecture Industry Thriving in 2015

According to the latest study from the American Society of Landscape Architect’s Business Quarterly Survey, the landscape architecture industry thrived during the first quarter of 2015. 273 more words

Online Training