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  • @MorganteWilson Architects brings the Parisian-style #verticalgarden to #Chicago, a city known for #greenroofs:

    Sedum, Je T’aime |

    gbdmagazine.com 25 Jul '14, 4pm

    Husband-and-wife architec tural team Fred Wilson and Elissa Morgante flew to Paris to attend a conference in 2009. While there, a project left en media res lingered in both of their minds. Their Evanston, Illinois firm Morgante-Wilson Architects had been asked to find an elegant solut...

  • With #345meatpacking, @ddg_usa is helping to revive the Meatpacking District of Manhattan's Lower West Side:

    Beyond Curb Appeal

    gbdmagazine.com 25 Jul '14, 1pm

    The principals at DDG , a New York City-based real estate developer, invoke concepts of dialogue when it comes to 345meatpacking , their most recent project. The conversations they reference are literal, between people, as well as figurative, about the relationships between structure ...

  • @UW turned to wood to create a walkable student neighborhood via @gbd_mag

    Woodland Village

    gbdmagazine.com 21 Jul '14, 4pm

    A century-old elm tree near the aptly named Elm Hall anchors University of Washington ’s newly established West Campus, which combines three residence halls and a pair of apartment buildings collectively called the Cedar Apartments to create an environmentally friendly village. The 10...

  • Article on @IFMA board member Lynn Baez of @TMobile. MT @gbd_mag: #Sustainability Facility Professional

    SFP Program Empowers Facility Managers

    gbdmagazine.com 18 Jul '14, 1pm

    To be responsible corporate citizens, companies need to be conscious not only of the quality of the goods they produce, but also the environmental impact of that production. Recognizing the importance of sustainable facility management, the International Facility Management Associatio...

  • 'Inside a Living Wall'- get to the roots of the lush greenery sprouting inside @888BrannanSt vi…

    Inside a Living Wall

    gbdmagazine.com 19 Jul '14, 12am

    It is well known that green walls improve indoor air quality by naturally filtering out toxins, reduce energy consumption by regulating temperatures, provide sound insulation, and help create a peaceful environment. So when Gensler wanted to up the sustainable pedigree of 888 Brannan ...

  • Event Preview: 2014 World Green Building Week

    gbdmagazine.com 18 Jul '14, 4pm

    Cleaner environments for living, working, and learning are good for people and the planet, and World Green Building Week 2014 will promote such environments with a series of global events. “We recognize that by working together in the same week all over the world, our message is loude...

  • Cactus Club English Bay featured on @gbd_mag @actonostry @cactusclubcafe


    gbdmagazine.com 16 Jul '14, 2pm

    What once was a low-slung conces sion stand on a Vancouver beach is now Canada’s first LEED Gold restaurant. With mountain views to the east and the city’s most popular Pacific Ocean beach to the west, patrons of the Cactus Club Café at English Bay deserved a space that maximized thes...

  • Great story of a #GreenSchool that inspires action in the community / LBJ Middle School:

    Progress Report

    gbdmagazine.com 10 Jul '14, 4pm

    Back in 2008, Texas’s Irving Independent School District made an unprecedented move by green-lighting Lady Bird Johnson Middle School . If the project was successful, the 152,000-square-foot school would break new ground in the world of green building, becoming the first net-zero midd...


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