Gallery: Architect Magazine Unveils Top Green Achitecture List!

 

Dockside Green


Dockside Green, a high-scoring, LEED Platinum residential community with a host of honors to its name, got 4 votes in the survey. Located in Victoria B.C., the carbon neutral community is highly energy efficient, treats 100% of its wastewater, and features a ton of other green building strategies.

Lance Hosey, like all of us, was a little perturbed at the Vanity Fair A-List, which gave no real credit to green architecture and was more about celebrity architecture than anything. So Hosey decided to conduct his own survey and asked 150 green building experts and advocates — including architects, engineers, educators, and critics from the U.S., the UK, Europe, and Asia — to name “the five most-important green buildings since 1980,” using whatever criteria they liked. He took the first 52 responses, just like VF did and compiled a list of 18 buildings.

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