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Can Green Design Be Dumb Design?

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:11 AM
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Ben Uyeda, partner and architect for FreeGreen , writes in the Huffington Post about silly and stupid green design. He trashes shipping container architecture: "Why are people recycling perfectly good shipping containers into narrow houses with low ceilings?" Building integrated wind turbines: ". Rather than giving up valuable square footage in a dense urban setting, wouldn't it make more sense to use the revenue gained by the building's primary function to install more windmills in a cheaper location outside of the city?" and more. ... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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