Leed is for wimps; the Living Building Challenge really pushes the building envelope. The Greenbuild conference is built around the LEED certification developed by the… Read More »The Kendeda Building is “the greenest in the Southeast”
Mike Eliason, an American architect working in Germany, explains. Mike Eliason is an architect from Seattle who is known to TreeHugger for his strong opinions… Read More »Why is architecture and building so different in Europe?
Dan Rockhill and his students keep pushing the building envelope. I have long been a fan of Dan Rockhill and Studio 804 at the University… Read More »Studio 804 creates smaller houses for a changing market
What’s the best way to figure out how to use a new product? Have a competition! TreeHugger has been following the work of the Broad… Read More »Sky City Challenge: The future of housing
Quebec architects propose a 48-storey tower in a forest, “a new relationship between humans and their natural habitat.” There are many ways of defining sustainability… Read More »That’s no stack of rocks, it’s an osmosis between man and nature
We have to reconsider what is “acceptable for how houses should look and feel.” I wrote recently about the UK Labour Party’s campaign slogan Warm… Read More »It’s time for a revolution in the way we look at buildings
He was a pioneer of sustainable design. A lot of architects from the UK used to visit the University of Toronto School of Architecture when… Read More »RIP Ted Cullinan, “an architect who made the world better”
It’s a moving target and, like TreeHugger hero Chris Magwood, we are all learning on the job. The Walrus, a Canadian general interest magazine, titles… Read More »What is “the conventional wisdom about environmentally friendly construction”?