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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


Innovative Housing: When LEED Isn’t Enough

When Minneapolis affordable housing developer Aeon and architects Meyer Scherer & Rockcastle Ltd. teamed up to build a new 90-unit housing development called The Rose, they were eager to find a more aggressive sustainable building program – one that would pay substantial energy dividends for its tenants over time. 235 more words

Sustainable Design

5 Features Make This Animal Shelter an Oasis - Palm Springs, CA

Palm Springs is a favorite work and recreation area for me. The region is special in many ways. The Palm Springs Animal Shelter 3-acre site is well situated and the building is… 63 more words

New Animal Shelters


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.

Green Building

Millennials are Driving Sustainable Design in Commercial Building Projects

The Millennial generation is growing as a percentage of our nation’s population The social desires and principles of the Millennial should be taken into consideration in the design of everything from buildings to cars to technology. 468 more words

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City Avoids the Blues in Pursuit of Green Building Certification - Palm Springs, CA

The City of Palm Springs knew early on that it would pursue “green building” certification for its new animal shelter project.  The award-winning shelter was completed and opened for business in October 2011. 429 more words

New Animal Shelters

Efficient only in silencing society...

Interest on built environment and its effect on natural ecosystems, has come a long way these past years; escaping the trap of becoming a mere fashion (even if not completely free from this influence) the number of practitioners and schools boarding said matters has definitely witnessed a boom. 746 more words