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AIA Top Ten Green Buildings for 2014

by Dawn Killough from Green Building Elements  (green blog) — Apr 23, 2014 01:13 AM
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The American Institute of Architects Committee On The Environment has announced its top ten green buildings for 2014.  In its 18th year, the award’s winners highlight the unique synergy between the built and the natural environment. Arizona State [...]

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It's Earth Day and we should write something about it

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Apr 23, 2014 01:13 AM
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Earth Day was such a big deal back in the day. What [...]

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Did the environmental movement start in the suburbs? (Book Review)

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Apr 23, 2014 01:13 AM
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The Crabgrass Crucible by Christopher Sellers tells a different story than the one we usually hear on Earth [...]

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The new Apple headquarters may be suburban office park, but it is the sexiest and greenest one ever built

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Apr 23, 2014 01:13 AM
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I have called this building an anti-urban gated city, a glass prison. But it is also going to be astonishingly beautiful, a technical tour-de-force and a model of modern green [...]

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Stair of the week by Paul Rudolph, in a $38 million New York Townhouse

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Apr 22, 2014 01:10 AM
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It's remarkable that even at that price, they couldn't afford a [...]

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Multifunction and multi-user desk is shared by people and cats

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Apr 22, 2014 01:10 AM
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The CATable will keep the cat off the [...]

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Building highways doesn't reduce gridlock, thanks to "The fundamental law of road congestion."

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Apr 22, 2014 01:10 AM
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Studies show that in successful cities the roads just clog up [...]

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Surprisingly Green Hobbies That Don’t Hurt the Planet

by GreenGirl from My Green Home Blog  (green blog) — Apr 21, 2014 01:14 AM
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If you want to live a greener life then there are plenty of easy things you can do in order to get started. However, there are also some surprising green ideas you might not yet be aware of, such as these great hobbies that won’t hurt the planet. Play [...]

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Interior Design Ideas Suitable For The 21st Century

by Taylor Hancock from My Green Home Blog  (green blog) — Apr 21, 2014 01:14 AM
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Rooms in our homes go through major transformations every year until after a couple of decades the home is barely recognisable. We all love to upgrade the interior design and fixtures, I guess we just need something to pass our time. Humans suffer with [...]

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Newsletter readers select the top ten posts of the week

by Lloyd Alter from Lloyd Alter's feed  (green blog) — Apr 20, 2014 01:08 AM
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A change in the way we pick our top ten posts of the [...]

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