Alan Hess organizes first exhibition of Wright collaborator and California architect Aaron G. Green – The Architect’s Newspaper

Historian Alan Hess has organized an exhibition showcasing the work of California architect—and Frank Lloyd Wright collaborator—Aaron G. Green at the Palos Verdes Art Center (PVAC) in Los Angeles. Green was a close associate of Wright’s and also a prolific and highly-regarded architect in his own right who spent six decades practicing architecture, mainly in […]

Axis Denied: An Architect Reconciles Passive Solar Orientation With a Million-Dollar View

If there ever were a client who can respect her architect’s vision, it is Carrie Schoenfeld. With an ambitious resume that includes theater production, film, painting, and invention, Schoenfeld has made a career of following creativity’s call. Yet artistic sympathy has its limits. After Schoenfeld and her husband Fiore Guglielmi had purchased a meadow in […]

Eugene Tssui, green architect like a stand-in for nature – SFGate

The long halls of the Watergate apartment towers in Emeryville are numbingly hotel-like, so it comes as a shock when the last door on the left opens and there stands a man in a bright yellow, ventilated pantsuit covered by a heavy black cape lined in pink and trimmed in gold. He is Dr. Eugene […]

Architect Polly Osborne’s philosophy: Green is good – Los Angeles Times

After having grown up on the Monterey Peninsula, L.A. architect Polly Osborne couldn’t help but take nature into consideration in her work. “It was all around me,” Osborne says. So too were pioneers whose ideas would ripple down the history of green architecture. Will Shaw, one of the founders, with Ansel Adams, of Foundation for […]

Landscape architect Lea Ann Macknally will keynote Issues & Ales discussion … – The Huntsville Times – (blog)

Workers put the final touches on the Railroad Park in downtown Birmingham, Ala., on Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2010, in preparation for the park’s mid-September opening. Lea Ann Macknally of Macknally Land Design aided in the development of Railroad Park, and will offer a keynote speech on sustainable development to a WBHM Issues & Ales event […]

Architect Adrian Smith to discuss supertall buildings, green cities – Lake County News Sun

BY LINDA BLASER | @LindaJBlaser October 1, 2013 4:22AM Adrian Smith of Lake Forest will present the talk “Supertall Towers and Green Cities” on Wednesday, Oct. 2, on the University of Chicago campus. | Submitted photo storyidforme: 55559504tmspicid: 20284475fileheaderid: 9378866 “Supertall Towers and Green Cities” What: Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust’s 2013 “Thinking into […]

Made in China: The Green Futurism of Architect Ma Yansong – ABC News

Chinese architect Ma Yansong poses next to his Marilyn Monroe Buildings models at his office in Beijing, April 17, 2007. TEH ENG KOON/AFP/Getty Images Chinese architect Ma Yansong has taken the West by storm with his organic, futuristic creations. With proposals to cover Tianenmen Square in thick forest and build a floating city over Ground […]

For Boiling Springs architect, there’s 50 shades of green for environmentally … – Patriot-News

Building green means varying things to various residential clients. And Boiling Springs architect Joshua Dourte aims to satisfy them all, providing a palette of 50 shades of green in his residential plans and designs. Very few customers seek out the brightest shade of green when building a home, as Jens and Donna Damgaard have done. […]

Brittany Peers: Residences by French architect Patrice Bideau feature high performance envelopes.

The Brittany region of France has been populated since ancient times, thanks in part to the area’s benign environment. The temperate yet rainy climate could be likened to America’s Pacific Northwest. Extending that comparison to a finer grain, the Bay of Biscay is the France’s Salish Sea and the island-dotted Gulf of Morbihan equates the […]