Gorgeous LEED Platinum Townhouses Completed in San Francisco Park (Photos)

October 12, 2010 by  
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Photo Credit All Pictures: Jaymi Heimbuch LivingHomes has built the Belles Townhouses , a seven unit multifamily project designed by Kieran Timberlake , in the Presidio, a decommissioned military base in San Francisco. It’s LEED Platinum, GreenPoint and gorgeous demonstration of how to do green development, from a team I have been watching for years. I first met Ste…

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University of Florida’s Entry At Solar Decathlon Mixes Old Ideas, New Technology

June 25, 2010 by  
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Images from University of Florida, from site or via designboom We always say that one of the ways we can design new buildings to use a lot less energy is to design them like old buildings, that Everything New is Old Again , particularly when it comes to getting rid of air condition… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Sylvan Sport GO: Coolest Popup Trailer Ever

March 22, 2010 by  
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Lloyd Alter The Sportsmens’ Show is a haven for hunters and fishers and all kinds of motorized vehicles; TreeHuggers are shot on sight but hunters are often environmentalists too, and there are always a few finds, like this amazing Sylvan Sport GO trailer with pop-up camper; the smallest, lightest and coolest I have ever seen. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Ecospace Workpod Is A Serious Garden Office

March 2, 2010 by  
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Garden sheds are great ways to get a bit of extra space without doing major renovations, and they are getting serious about work. Alex at a freshly redesigned Shedworking shows us the Ecospace Workpod , designed to be an efficient and practical home office that is comfortable too; it is made from SIPs (structural insulated panels, very efficient and strong) heated with a radiant floor..

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Coal-Fired Power On the Way Out?

March 2, 2010 by  
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Dinosaur crossing sign. Image credit: SignsUp The past two years have witnessed the emergence of a powerful movement opposing the construction of new coal-fired power plants in the United States. Initially led by environmental groups, both national and local, it has since been joined by prominent national political leaders and many state governors

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New York Fashion Week: Ekovaruhuset/House of Organic Fall 2010 (Photos)

March 2, 2010 by  
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House of Organic at New York Fashion Week; Mika Machida, Johana Hofring, Eko-Lab (left to right). Credit: Jason Wyche House of Organic (Ekovaruhuset) showed fall 2010 collections by Johanna Hofring , Renata Mann , Eko-Lab , Meiling Chen , Kaori Yamazaki, Mika Machida, and Tor Soderin, at the

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Cop15 Pavilion Is Built Out Of Shipping Containers

December 11, 2009 by  
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Danish architects MAPT sent us pictures of their COP15 pavilion, an “interactive exhibition focusing on urban sustainability” built out of shipping containers. Dezeen posts it with copy , so we learn that it is sort of a demonstration project for containerized housing, although this particular installation is neither insulated or enclosed.

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