Architecture

Can we create a green American dream home? Can we take those green building methods to a larger scale? Can we build a green office park? PF Members think so.

Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
Ethiopia is the fastest growing non-oil based economy in the world, and people like Helawi Sewnet are part of the reason why.
Ole Miss student
Ole Miss is in the process of building new energy efficient dorms on campus. By doing so, the school will save thousands.      
Video by Samantha Cohen and Eric Estroff
Video by Samantha Cohen and Eric Estroff
The George Washington University
The Megacity: A Beacon of Sustainability - if you design it right.
Passive solar in summer
Passive solar in summer
Sustainable Architecture
Passive solar building design works year round to save on utilities. It is a cost-effective way to take a home or building 50% or more off the grid, thus making the addition oif PVs a much more affordable option for going completely off the grid.... Read More
Planet Forward
Can going to the dentist be good for the environment? One dentist has figured out how with his sustainable office.
Passivhaus description
Passivhaus description
Structures Design/Build
Passivhaus methodology combined with Integrated Project Delivery, Lean Construction principles and big BIM (Building Information Modeling) can produce tommorrowes low energy buildings today at cost parity with standard construction.
American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)
Editor's Pick: As the weather begins to cool down, we will begin turning up the heat and grabbing our blankets and hats to try to stay warm.  What if there was a more sustainable and cost-effective way to keep our homes warm in the winter season?
If you want sustainable design in the world, you first need a school that teaches designers how to think sustainably. The Pratt Design Incubator is doing just that.
The Farmery is an urban market and farm designed to produce and sell locally made food. The Farmery combines a retail grocery and indoor agricultural systems that raise the value of food by offering the customer an educational and stimulating food... Read More
Minnesota 2020
The City of Minneapolis is embarking on a once-in-a-generation plan to cut carbon emissions and propel the city as the most energy efficient in the nation. Initiatives include single-sort recycling, boosting city renewable energy, expanding bicycle... Read More

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