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Lilyfield House by Nobbs Radford Architects

by shadmin from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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This addition by Nobbs Radford Architects re-interprets and updates traditional building methods. See the full entry [...]

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Lookotels Green Prefab Hotel Startup

by Preston Koerner from Jetson Green  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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Spanish Lookotels is on a mission to build a new kind of hotel for modern consumers seeking quality at a low cost.  Each energy-efficient hotel will be prefabricated with up to 100 rooms and Lookotels has financing with plans to build 10 hotels in the [...]

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Marc Jaccard Talks Climate Change

by admin from James Glave  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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You characterize yourself as “a very mediocre economist.” How does a mediocre economist win the Nobel Peace Prize? I was just one of hundreds who shared the prize for our collective work on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. I [...]

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California LivingHome Earns Platinum

by Preston Koerner from Jetson Green  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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Yesterday, LivingHomes announced that this modern prefab in Newport Beach received LEED Platinum certification.  Designed by KieranTimberlake, the KTLH1.5 model home was a showcase for TED 2009 and features stylish, contemporary interiors from Kristin [...]

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The Cross-Pollination of Food and Design: Special Report From Dezeen

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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Images credit Dezeen Dezeen , the wonderful design blog that is the source of so many TreeHugger posts, redefines blogging with Food and Design: a report by Dezeen for Scholtes . Editor Marcus Fairs "investigates a fascinating trend: the [...]

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Signed, Sealed, Delivered

by James Glave from Glave.com  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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Happy Canada Day. I’m celebrating more than just my nation’s birthday today: The Eco-Shed is finished. There are towels on the shelves. There’s a pound of fresh-ground island-roasted coffee in a jar on the counter. It’s been [...]

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High Time for High-Speed Rail

by James Glave from James Glave  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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If you believe the soothsayers at The Department of Energy, by about 2020 or so, America’s transportation sector will reach a dubious milestone. At that point it will be kicking out around two billion metric tonnes of heat-trapping carbon dioxide [...]

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Six Green Building Trends to Watch

by Preston from Jetson Green  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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An excellent report by New York-based JWT Intelligence — 100 Things to Watch in 2011 — is bouncing around the internet right now.  The authors seem to have a pulse on key aspects of the internet, including mobile, advertising, media, and [...]

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Belles Townhomes: First LEED Platinum Multifamily Homes in San Francisco

by Preston Koerner from Jetson Green  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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Belles Townhomes, a new residential project in the Presidio, recently took home LEED Platinum certification, according to a press release by LivingHomes.  Designed by KieranTimberlake, the seven-unit multifamily community will open for leasing later [...]

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Prefab LivingHomes Complete in Los Altos

by Preston from Jetson Green  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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Santa Monica-based LivingHomes is doing great things with factory-built homes designed by elite architects. They built the first LEED Platinum home in the country and have since certified about 8 more Platinum-level prefabs in various places. Not [...]

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