Chicago’s first green parking garage is not as green as it appears. From wind turbines that do not turn to encouraging occupants to drive gas-guzzling cars, the project is under scrutiny from local residents.
As we take on the project of green building from the ground up, we focused on consideration of space in week 1 and the use of Bioclimatic design on week two. This week, we take a closer look at some of the myths green building and renovation. We debunk false ideas and take a detailed look at what it really means to build sustainably after defogging the cloak of smoke and mirror behind green building myths.