Green

 

Green Design

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    (Air) Quality Control in Healthcare

    A principal from Perkins+Will explores the challenges of clearing the air and reducing waste in healthcare settings.

     
  • The G-List

    Lance Hosey surveyed 150 sustainability experts about the best green buildings of the past 30 years. What did he learn?

     
  • The Orinda City Hall's meeting room in Orinda, Calif.

    Green Persuasion

    Principals from Siegel & Strain Architects and Goring & Straja Architects explore the process of convincing communities to go green.

     
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    Green Horizons for Savvy Cities

    Simple steps create an effective green building program.

     
  • Taking the Lead In Government Relationships

    Lucia Athens, former manager of the City of Seattle Green Building Program, explains how architects and designers can foster relationships with their local governments to promote sustainable building.

     
  • In Sweden, BO01/Western Harbour is transforming an industrial park and shipyard into the "City of Tomorrow," a sustainable neighborhood with 600 dwellings as well as office and retail space. It is one of two national pilot projects underway.

    Scaling Up

    Two industry leaders examine the barriers to district-wide sustainability and how eco-districts are creating developments where the grass--and homes, buildings, and infrastructure--are greener.

     
  • Sustainability Beyond Current Design Practices

    An associate principal and director of research at Busby Perkins+Will examines the challenges of thinking more holistically about a firm's approach to sustainable design.

     
  • Alex and Ivan Terry created a sense of continuity by bringing the ipe inside the house to rooms such as the kitchen/dining/living space.

    A 1960s box in San Francisco receives a green makeover

    Terry & Terry Architecture remodels a nondescript 1960s house into a handsome—and sustainable—urban residence.

     
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    What Could the Next Decade Hold for Architecture?

    Ten ideas—from technology to culture—about changes that could (or should) occur in green building.

     
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    The 'Moral Emotions' of Architecture's Energy Consumption

    If the environmental impact of buildings were more obvious, would people feel outraged enough to demand greater change?

     
 
 
 

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