Browsing the "green buildings" Tag

Vertical Glass House

February 6th, 2014 | by Jennifer Shockley

Architecture, like all art forms, has its lovers and its critics. If a new structure did not draw attention of [&hellip


Affordable Housing Goes Green in Georgia

May 12th, 2012 | by Jennifer Shockley

NWGHA recently worked with Lord, Aeck & Sargent (LAS) Architecture creating 10 public-housing, energy-efficient, green apartments called Village Green in Rome, Georgia


2012 eVolo Skyscraper Awards Announced

March 18th, 2012 | by Tom Cranford

eVolo Magazine's annual skyscraper competition looks for a redefinition of skyscrapers through new technologies, materials and aesthetics. This years top three winners demonstrate all these things


Oppenheim’s Architectural Designs

March 10th, 2012 | by Jennifer Shockley

Oppenheim Architecture + Design is one of many bright young firms leading the way to a beautiful and sustainable living/visiting/storing architectural world


Top Ten Building Products of 2011

February 2nd, 2012 | by Jennifer Shockley

2011 marked Sustainable Industries’ sixth annual competition where more than 100 entries were received and evaluated. The requirements to make the top ten list are environmental performance, scalability/market impact, innovativeness, design aesthetic, and value and compatibility with LEED. The top ten were: Adura Wireless Lighting Contols, Breathe Living Wall, Greensulate, HydroRight Dual Flush Converter, Indow Windows, Juice Bar, Mobile Solar Power Systems, Modlet, SageGlass and SmartSlope Living Retaining Wall.


Top Five Greenest Cities

January 27th, 2012 | by Jennifer Shockley

This is a collaborative list of the top five greenest cities in the world. My criteria was that these cities had to make multiple other top lists as being sustainable practiced cities, use unique and innovative green technologies and remain breathtakingly beautiful for the people who live there and for those just passing through.


A DAtE with Disaster: Design Against the Elements 2011 Winner is Announced

August 24th, 2011 | by Jennifer Shockley

DAtE is a global architectural competition meant to find solutions to the problems occurring due to climate change. “Climate change refers to the variation in the Earth’s global climate or regional climates over time scales ranging from decades to millions of years. Changes may be driven by internal processes, external forces or, most recently, by human activities.” This is the third competition of its kind all originating in the Philippines with the winner being announced in early



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