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 […]

Sustainable landscaping is sensible! – Moultrie Observer

“The world’s favorite season is the spring. All things seem possible in May.” Edwin Way Teale. “In the under-wood and the over-wood there is murmur and trill this day For every every bird is in lyric mood and the wind will have its way.” Clinton Scollard. May is passing very quickly and summer is drawing […]

Fayetteville sustainable landscape competition runs through May 26 – Fayetteville Flyer

Thep Thai Restaurant won the restaurant category in the 2016 landscape competition. / Photo: Todd Gill, Fayetteville Flyer The Fayetteville Urban Forestry Advisory Board is taking nominations for its annual landscape competition. Two awards are given each year, one for commercial and one for residential properties that serve as good examples of sustainable landscapes. Winners […]

Sustainable: Green Building Council expanding focus – Finance … – Finance and Commerce

More than 300 building professionals will gather Wednesday in St. Paul to learn about sustainable construction at the sixth annual Impact Conference sponsored by the Minnesota chapter of the United States Green Building Council. The one-day conference at the St. Paul RiverCentre will feature 12 sessions and 24 speakers, including the council’s president and CEO, […]

Fayetteville sustainable landscape competition runs through May 26 – Fayetteville Flyer

Thep Thai Restaurant won the restaurant category in the 2016 landscape competition. / Photo: Todd Gill, Fayetteville Flyer The Fayetteville Urban Forestry Advisory Board is taking nominations for its annual landscape competition. Two awards are given each year, one for commercial and one for residential properties that serve as good examples of sustainable landscapes. Winners […]

Fayetteville sustainable landscape competition runs through May 26 – Fayetteville Flyer

Thep Thai Restaurant won the restaurant category in the 2016 landscape competition. / Photo: Todd Gill, Fayetteville Flyer The Fayetteville Urban Forestry Advisory Board is taking nominations for its annual landscape competition. Two awards are given each year, one for commercial and one for residential properties that serve as good examples of sustainable landscapes. Winners […]

Master Gardener: Designing a sustainable landscape – The Daily World

By Kathy Eko WSU Master Gardener There are countless kinds of gardens. Some have colorful perennials and shrubs, while others have structural plantings that create shady hideaways. There are formal gardens with simple geometry, which can be soothing and seem to never go out of style. There are plantings tucked into a corner of your […]

Master Gardener: Designing a sustainable landscape – The Daily World

By Kathy Eko WSU Master Gardener There are countless kinds of gardens. Some have colorful perennials and shrubs, while others have structural plantings that create shady hideaways. There are formal gardens with simple geometry, which can be soothing and seem to never go out of style. There are plantings tucked into a corner of your […]

Master Gardener: Designing a sustainable landscape – The Daily World

By Kathy Eko WSU Master Gardener There are countless kinds of gardens. Some have colorful perennials and shrubs, while others have structural plantings that create shady hideaways. There are formal gardens with simple geometry, which can be soothing and seem to never go out of style. There are plantings tucked into a corner of your […]