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  • @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...

  • Meet the Philadelphia team behind the largest Passive House project to date: "Inside the Green World of Onion Flats"

    Inside the Green World of Onion Flats

    gbdmagazine.com 14 Jul '14, 1pm

    In the East Falls neighborhood of Philadelphia is the largest net-zero-capable development in America to date, a 126-unit apartment complex under construction at the intersection of Midvale and Ridge avenues. You might think that such an undertaking would require unorthodox building m...

  • Inside the Cutting Edge | Green Building and Design #architecture #skin

    Inside the Cutting Edge

    gbdmagazine.com 12 Jul '14, 4pm

    When Stacey Jones got a call from Bill Zahner, president of powerhouse steel-fabrication firm A. Zahner Co., Jones knew he was in for a challenge and a treat. Zahner was looking to renovate his Kansas City, Missouri, assembly building, and Jones, a principal at Crawford Architects, mo...


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