Author Archives: Kristin Dispenza

Can Sprawl be Green?

May 8th, 2008 | by Kristin Dispenza

In my post of May 6th, “Traditional Neighborhood Development and LEED Go Hand in Hand,” I made the point that [&hellip

Elements of Building: Water

April 22nd, 2008 | by Kristin Dispenza

In the United States, 340 billion gallons of fresh water — or 1/4 of the nation’s total supply — are [&hellip

“What Makes it Green?” 2008 Winners

April 15th, 2008 | by Kristin Dispenza

Last week, at the Regeneration ’08 conference in Seattle, winners of the 2008 “What Makes It Green?” competition were announced. [&hellip

Vertical Cities

April 8th, 2008 | by Kristin Dispenza

The urban environment depicted in the cult classic film Blade Runner (intended to represent Los Angeles in the year 2019) [&hellip

New Materials, Timeless Look

March 25th, 2008 | by Kristin Dispenza

Banner Bank has been one of the leading institutions in Idaho to pursue LEED certification for its facilities. The Banner [&hellip

Metropolitan Home Goes Green

March 18th, 2008 | by Kristin Dispenza

As green design becomes mainstream, it faces the challenge of having to appeal to an ever wider audience. To do [&hellip

Living Green in the 21st Century

March 11th, 2008 | by Kristin Dispenza

In my post of February 26th, I looked at how builders and developers are tackling the challenge of building green [&hellip

Learning from UniverCity

March 4th, 2008 | by Kristin Dispenza

‘UniverCity‘ might sound like an imaginary place, a conceptual model confined to the framework of academia. It is, however, the [&hellip

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