Eco-fitting the Empire State Building

Eco-fitting the Empire State Building

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Greening the Waterfront – The Spectacular Vancouver Convention Center

If you happen to be in Vancouver these coming days, do visit the long-awaited and spectacular new addition of Centre West, at the Vancouver Convention Center.   The city's latest flagship eco-development triples the total square footage and functional capacity of the Centre and completes the development of the public realm. With 6 acres of green … Continue reading Greening the Waterfront – The Spectacular Vancouver Convention Center

One40william–Australian Green Superstar

  Major mixed-use project exceeds all green aspects of developers requirements Designed by HASSELL, the one40william project in Perth, Australia has exceeded all aspects of developer Cbus Property’s project requirements and those of their major State Government tenant. The development was required to obtain the certification for "5 Star" Green Star Design rating, Australia's standard … Continue reading One40william–Australian Green Superstar

A “how to” Canadian Green Community

  A model for holistic, closed-loop design, Dockside Green in Victoria, British Columbia will function as a total environmental system in which form, structure, materials, mechanical and electrical systems will be interrelated and interdependent - a largely self-sufficient, sustainable community where waste from one area will provide fuel for another. Here you will find a … Continue reading A “how to” Canadian Green Community

Sustainable Complex in Los Angeles

Rock Row Breaks Ground For LEED Certified Housing Via Inhabitat Los Angeles recently saw the groundbreaking of Rock Row, the city’s first Small Lot Subdivision to be certified under the USGBC’s new LEED for Homes program. Developed by Heydey Partnership, the complex is aiming to prove that modern sustainably built homes can be affordable as well. As a result, homes … Continue reading Sustainable Complex in Los Angeles

The First Fossil Fuel Free Community in The USA

Via Inhabitat/Jetson Green   GEOS: Showing the Way! The United States’ first net-zero community is coming soon to Arvada Colorado! Dubbed Geos, the development will employ a sterling roster of alternative energy strategies to cut its consumption fossil fuels and become completely self-sustainable. Lately we’ve seen a slew of similar communities springing up around the world, from Canada to India to Estonia and … Continue reading The First Fossil Fuel Free Community in The USA