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.

Can money vanish into thin air? For some businesses, the idea is a ghastly specter; for others, a sober reality. Carbon Lighthouse, a startup based in San Francisco, works to plug up the money pits that curse operations directors. The company’s... Read More
Did you know that energy efficiency in apartments and condos could yield $9 billion in savings? A new report from IMT, ENERGY TRANSPARENCY IN THE MULTIFAMILY HOUSING SECTOR, finds that the nation’s multifamily housing stock holds potential for major... Read More
In today’s society, a new and innovative way to reduce the buildup of waste caused from construction is to use shipping containers within architecture. Rather than using new materials, virtually any structure, such as homes, dormitories, offices,... Read More
Deutsche Welle
Brazil is a solar energy pioneer in Latin America. The country's biggest photovoltaic facility is a unique one: it generates 600 MWh, but unlike other solar plants, it's located on top of the Estádio de Pituaçu, a football stadium in Salvador de... Read More
PlaNYC aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in New York City by 30 percent over a 25-year span.
See the pitch that helped Carbon Lighthouse win one of 15 Echoing Green Fellowships. Carbon Lighthouse was the only environmental firm chosen from a pool of 2,854 applications.
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Crowdfunding is a hot trend right now - Mosaic is applying it solar and clean energy infrastructure projects.
Cities use parks to provide better air quality and life quality to make sustainable communities.
At the University of Mississippi, solar panels are generating energy on the roof of the Center for Manufacturing Excellence.
Deutsche Welle
Old tires, glass bottles and plastics might be considered useless in some parts of the world, but in others, they're valuable building materials. An NGO in Guatemala inspires volunteers to build sustainable, green homes, and even pay for them! The... Read More

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