Australia's tallest wooden building sold – Proud Green Building (press release) (registration) (blog)

March 7, 2017 Illustration courtesy of The Urban Developer Impact Investment Group (IIG) has acquired Queensland’s first engineered timber office building, 5 King. This is IIG’s second commercial building acquisition in the $ 2.9 billion Brisbane Showgrounds redevelopment. At a height of almost 45 metres, 5 King will be the tallest engineered timber building in Australia […]

4 simple tips for achieving an environmentally conscious lifestyle – GrindTV (blog)

Being eco-friendly is having a moment. Just as camping and embracing the outdoors have risen in popularity in past years, caring for Mother Earth has also become, well, a bit trendy. Taking care of the planet means views like this can still exist. Photo: Courtesy of Pavel L/Unsplash While some may see it as an […]

POWER RANGERS: Latest TV Spot Adds More Fuel To The Green … – Comic Book Movie (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)

A new TV spot for the Power Rangers reboot has been released, featuring footage of Rita Repulsa confronting Trini which possibly adds a little fire to the popular Green Ranger theory. Come check it out! Ever since the first look photos of Elizabeth Banks as Rita Repulsa were released, there’s been a pretty major theory […]

The Future Of Solar Energy In The US – What To Expect? – Clean Energy Authority (blog)

Solar power is a trend, no doubt about that. But how fast will it really spread? We all know the importance of sustainable power sources, but is it reasonable to expect that the switch to green energy will be painless? In this article, I’ll try to answer the question “What we can expect to happen […]

Eco-friendly 3D printed fashion collection features secret braille messages – 3ders.org (blog)

Jan 10, 2017 | By Tess In recent years we’ve seen our fair share of 3D printed fashion projects, as well as a number of innovative 3D printed braille initiatives aimed at helping the visually impaired in new tactile ways. Rarely, however, have we seen both areas combined, and never in such an inspiring way […]

Lessons In Green Building From Africa's First LEED-Certified Hospital – Co.Design (blog)

When Ghana commissioned a new hospital for its capital city Accra, the West African nation hoped to earn LEED certification, a prestigious rating of environmentally minded buildings. But “they believed there was very little hope for us to achieve it,” says Pat Bosch, design director of Perkins + Will’s Miami office and the project’s lead […]

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 […]

Olderbrother's LA-Made Clothing is Eco-Friendly, Gender-Neutral – Ecouterre (registration) (blog)

Meet Olderbrother, a sustainable fashion brand that wants to make slowing down cool again. The brainchild of Bobby Bonaparte and Max Kingery, a pair of Portland-raised designers who met in 2013 after their fathers were seated next to each other on the same flight, Olderbrother is characterized by its gender-neutral basics with a playful yet […]

Indian Scientists Design Device to Collect Solar Energy – Voice of America (blog)

Pop-out player Indian scientists have designed a new device they hope will solve one of the biggest problems with the use of solar energy. They call the device a solar tree. Solar trees have metal “branches” extending from a tall, central pole at different levels. Each branch holds a photovoltaic panel, also called a solar […]