Tag: Green Architecture

Harvard Programs And Snøhetta Design HouseZero For Sustainable Architecture

HouseZero will work as a prototype and research tool for an energy-positive and efficient architecture. “By creating both a prototype and an infrastructure for long-term research, we hope to raise interest in ultra-efficient retrofits and inspire substantial shifts in the design and operating of buildings,” said Ali Malkawi, the founding director of CGBC.

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AIA President Issues Call To Action Letter On Climate Change

AIA President Carl Elefante released a call to action letter to confront climate change. The letter opens with a direct message surmising the AIA’s stance on global warming: “As an association founded to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public, the AIA has a responsibility to speak out against climate change and to promote emissions reductions in the building sector.”

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Future Green Architecture Projects

Architects are becoming more environmentally-conscious, focusing on being more ecologically responsible and sustainable. It can be a challenge creating buildings that are aesthetically pleasing while making it have the lowest possible energy consumption and carbon emission production. Here are some cities around the world that have interesting green sustainable architectural projects coming out:

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Mercedes-Benz Stadium Lead By LEED Example

The Mercedes-Benz Stadium, home of the Atlanta Falcons and United FC, is part of the moving trend of stadiums focusing their operations on greener sustainability and energy. The stadium scored a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) of 88 out of a potential 110 and earned a Platinum certification.

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