New lawn, new dawn: Zaha Hadid Architects designs all-wood stadium for UK soccer minnows Forest Green Rovers – The Architect's Newspaper

In many ways, it’s fitting that a team who was the world’s first all-vegan soccer club and has the word “Forest” in their name should play in a stadium made entirely of wood. That is about to become a reality for U.K. hipster soccer minnows (think minor league) Forest Green Rovers from the sleepy town of […]

Forest Stewardship and Education Centre is a lesson in green building – Treehugger

Southern Ontario used to be covered by giant pines, all cleared to build British ships and to create farmland. Some of it has been reforested, notably the York Regional Forest, just north of Toronto, considered now to be “one of the most successful regenerations of a degraded landscape in North America.” DIALOG designed the Bill […]

Remarkable Forest Hotel Takes Green Architecture to a Whole New Level – EcoWatch

Don’t miss out. Stay Informed. Get EcoWatch’s Top News of the Day. We’ve heard of vertical gardens but what about vertical forests? The Mountain Forest Hotel in Guizhou, China’s Wanfeng Valley is a carbon-sucking, sky-high marvel created by Milan-based architect Stefano Boeri. The Mountain Forest Hotel, located in Guizhou, China, is so green that it […]

Our City Forest gives green hope to impoverished San Jose neighborhood – San Jose Mercury News

Scores of volunteers Saturday sunk Red Flowering Gums, Catalina Cherries and Chinese Flames into once-concrete-covered curbs in an impoverished San Jose neighborhood, bringing some green promise to otherwise drab stretches of grey and garbage-strewn homes. Then came the native plants Bee’s Bliss and Deer Grass, and the now more aptly named Bonita neighborhood became the […]

Center for Sustainable Landscapes Opens Tuesday in Pittsburgh – eNews Park Forest

Details Category: Environmental Published on Monday, 11 February 2013 11:24 Written by Paul Tukey MAINE–(ENEWSPF)–February 11, 2013. Would you believe that the nation’s best example of sustainable landscape leadership is in . . . Pittsburgh? Setting an unmatched standard for design innovation, the century old Phipps Conservatory officially unveils its breathtakingly imaginative new Center for […]