Should there be prizes for sustainable architecture? – Treehugger

When reviewing this year’s AIA/COTE Awards for the top ten sustainable buildings, I chose to accentuate the positive: The remarkable reworking of the awards to redefine sustainability, to include aspects like wellness, resilience, resource use and embodied energy. But I noted: It is a wonderful, well rounded list that covers so many aspects of sustainable […]

What is Green Architecture? –

March 27th, 2017 by Aisha Abdelhamid Green architecture is sustainable architecture. It is all about incorporating earth-friendly materials, natural ventilation, and more natural daylight into the buildings we live, work, and play in. Taking a holistic approach to social responsibility, green architecture contributes a fair share of effort towards mitigating climate change and environmental damages […]

TahoEconomics: Green architecture with David Goldman (video) – Tahoe Daily Tribune

David Goldman of David Goldman Environmental Architecture has more than 25 years of experience with designing commercial and residential buildings in Lake Tahoe. Goldman is responsible for numerous residential buildings throughout the Tahoe Basin, and for notable commercial designs around town like the Highland Retail Suites near Stateline, the SUP Tahoe storefront on Emerald Bay […]

How Roofs Can Play A Key Role In Sustainable Architecture – Living Architecture Monitor magazine (press release) (blog)

December 22, 2016– As the green and sustainable building trend moves into the mainstream, we can begin to evaluate the impact and roles that different parts of the building’s envelope play on overall sustainability and contribute to reducing the carbon footprint. The result has been healthier, more productive buildings that last longer, consume far less […]

Kenya's sustainable architecture journey, 53 years later – The Standard (press release)

A skater holds on a motorcyclist at the decorated main roundabout where U.S. President Barack Obama is expected to drive past, during his three-day state visit in Kenya’s capital Nairobi July 24, 2015. Obama departed for Kenya on Thursday, his first trip to his father’s homeland as U.S. president, kicking off a swing through Africa […]

Creating A Sustainable Future Through Building Preservation, Green Architecture, And Smart Design – The Chattanoogan

North Chattanooga’s Antidote Living is a designer and builder of eco-friendly, artisan homes. Officials said Antidote has set the standard for “Made in the USA” homes with hypo-allergenic interiors free of harmful chemicals and off gassing materials and all products are made in the USA. The homes are designed for those interested in living more […]

Grow your own building with Baubotanik architecture – Treehugger

When we first wrote about German architect Ferdinand Ludwig, I noted that Architecture is not a profession for those with short attention spans. Ludwig is in a whole different category- he grows buildings, and needs a very long attention span. His biggest, the ‘platanen-kubus’ won’t be finished until 2028. Designboom describes it: The building is […]

Terraced 'agritecture' house combines architecture with urban agriculture – Treehugger

There’s a growing international movement to develop more urban agricultural opportunities in our cities, whether it’s “vegetable yardens” in our front yards, large rooftop farm installations, or even windowfarms in small apartments. Of course, the ability to grow your own food could very well be a feature that’s actually built into your house. That’s what […]

Experts call for green architecture – Times of India – Times of India

AURANGABAD: The Indian Institute of Architect, Aurangabad centre during a day-long seminar organized here recently stressed on the need for eco-friendly practices in building construction.Addressing the event, Nashik-based architect Sanjay Patil said environmental conscious architecture seeking inspiration from the nature was the need of the hour. With Green cause in mind, vernacular architecture can be […]