April 2010

Super-Cool Product Launches out of Milan

It's always interesting reading up on the latest and greatest innovations coming out of the International Furniture, Salone del Mobile, in Milan, and this year is no exception. Take a look at some of the super-cool products that launched at the show earlier this month. From...

Solar Paneling on the White House?

A push is being made by a coalition of solar power companies led by Sungevity to permanently reinstall a solar panel system on the roof of the White House.  Sungevity is calling on the American people to sign a petition to convince President Obama that the...

Headline-Stealing Wallpaper

We love the ways sustainable design inspires creativity in completely unexpected and innovative ways. Case in point: The recycled newspaper wallpaper called "Newsday" by Weitzner that, quite literally, is stealing the headlines. Recently featured in the Los Angeles Times, the effect of Newsday is clever--"instantly...

Green Building Tours

This month, local volunteers from the Sierra Club and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) are conducting public tours of green buildings across the country to highlight the local economic and environmental benefits of energy-efficient, high-performance green buildings as part of the national "Green Buildings...

This Week: Urban Land Institute Real Estate Summit

The ULI Real Estate Summit at the Spring Council Forum is going on right now in Boston at the Hynes Convention Center through Friday the 16th.  The summit will focus on the three overarching topics that are driving real estate today and that...

Eco-Luxe Travel

We've blogged about Environmental Travels before, but we're excited when local magazines get on board. This month, Mountain Living profiles a new generation of mountain resorts making it easy for travelers to stay green. Their "Insider's Guide to Eco-Luxe Travel," as featured in the March...

AIA Colorado in the News

Want to know more about AIA Colorado's Architecture Month? The Denver Post covers the exciting events, from a Pecha Kucha presentation to a collaboration with Colorado chefs called "Delicious Designs," this is an awesome opportunity for the entire state of Colorado to get to know...

Green by Design

We love it when shelter publications indulge us in some of green design’s more glamorous and gorgeous byproducts. As the editors of Kansas City Homes & Gardens wrote in a recent blog post,”wood is strong and durable, can be used inside and ...