The Green Revolution Spreading...

Oct 14, 2019 by

Replacing black asphalt and shingles with plants can lower the surrounding air temperature, filter dirty storm water and reduce a building’s energy use.

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GREEN ARCHITECTURE 101: BUILDI...

Jul 11, 2017 by

Green building, sometimes referred to as sustainable design, is a practice that focuses on improving the efficient use of energy, water and materials during a building’s life.

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FRANCE DECLARES ALL NEW ROOFTO...

Jun 11, 2017 by

[Translate] All new buildings in commercial zones across the country must comply with new environmental legislation Liam S....

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Landscape Architecture in the ...

May 10, 2017 by

[Translate] J.R. Taylor   THEDIRT.ASLA.ORG Grant Park deck rendering / Smith Dalia They Turned the Front Lawn into a Welcoming...

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LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE IN THE ...

Jan 6, 2017 by

[Translate] Keller Fountain Park / Jeremy Bittermann, via the Cultural Landscape Foundation THE DIRT Expand Sanctuary Concept Beyond...

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GREEN-ROOFED COLORADO HOME IS ...

Oct 7, 2016 by

[Translate] by Lucy Wang  INHABITAT View Slideshow When New York-based architecture firm Gluck+ was tapped to build a home in the...

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BIOPHILIC CITIES LEAD THE WAY ...

Jun 8, 2016 by

[Translate] Jared Green  THE DIRT “We need density but we also need connections to nature,” said University of Virginia professor...

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MODULAR HOUSING UNITS POSITION...

Jan 17, 2016 by

[Translate]   stéphane malka positions modular housing units on rooftops in paris all images courtesy of stéphane malka      ...

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DP architects constructs zero ...

Mar 22, 2015 by

[Translate]   all images courtesy of DP architects     the success of DP architects‘ ‘zero energy building’ at BCA academy in...

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Design Excellence 2015: Part 2

Feb 26, 2015 by

[Translate] Point of View / METROPOLIS MAGAZINE Anne-Marie Lubenau A vegetable garden on the roof of Via Verde provides fresh produce...

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Design Excellence 2015: Part 2

Jan 17, 2015 by

[Translate] Jan 15, cheap 201511:44 AMPoint of View METROPOLIS MAGAZINE Anne-Marie Lubenau A vegetable garden on the roof of Via...

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From A Decaying Industrial Are...

Sep 25, 2014 by

[Translate] Laurie Guevara-​Stone  RMI Writer / Editor Sweden has one of the highest per capita electricity consumption rates in the...

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New Study: Smart Roofs Could T...

Jun 19, 2012 by

Installing green roofs and cool roofs in southern California could save consumers more than $211 million in energy bills and reduce emissions equivalent to removing 91,000 cars from the road each year..

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