Trey Farmer

 

Trey is an inspired writer and aspiring architect, moved by the traditional ideals of simplicity and self-sufficiency. Originally from New Hampshire, he received an English degree in 2007 from Otago University in New Zealand, before relocating to the Bay Area of California. He spends his days working for a prominent green architect in Berkeley, while working on his Masters thesis at San Francisco Institute of Architecture and directing a schoolyard greening non-profit, The Living Labs Project. He enjoys biking to work, as well as along the rolling hills of the park behind his house.

Trey Farmer
Dockside Green’s Synergy Named to AIA/COTE Top 10

Dockside Green’s Synergy Named to AIA/COTE Top 10

We reported on Dockside Green last summer and now the Victoria, BC project is back in the headlines. Dockside is slated to be the world’s first Platinum LEED-certified community, and Synergy,

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POO BRICKS: Students Develop Cow Dung Building Bricks

POO BRICKS: Students Develop Cow Dung Building Bricks

A group of students from Prasetiya Mulya Business School in Indonesia recently won the 2009 Global Social Venture Competition with their "EcoFaeBrick", a quality, easily manufactured, low-cost

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San Francisco and Portland Race to Build First EV Grid

San Francisco and Portland Race to Build First EV Grid

The Mayor of the fine city of San Francisco has a bit of blogger in him. Just yesterday Mayor Gavin Newsom wrote a guest post on our favorite beyond petroleum blog gas2.0, kicking off the race

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Empire State Building to Receive Eco Renovation

Empire State Building to Receive Eco Renovation

The Empire State Building, once the world's tallest building and the skyscraper famously scaled by King Kong, is now set for a $100 million 'green renovation.' The great symbol of New York and

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Beehive Building: An Innovative Eco Research Center

Beehive Building: An Innovative Eco Research Center

University of Sheffield's new £4.4 million Arthur Willis Environmental Centre will allow researchers to study future climate scenarios and their effects on local biology, including plants and

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Book Shelf Made From Books

Book Shelf Made From Books

While we're not sure if this book shelf made from books constitutes literary cannibalism, you can rest assured that Yann Martel and Nick Hornby would appreciate seeing their works put to such

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Easy DIY Greywater Recycling System: Sloan Aqus

Easy DIY Greywater Recycling System: Sloan Aqus

Who says plumbing is boring? The forward thinking folks at Sloan Valve Company have come up with a compact greywater system for your bathroom that is easy to install and works with the existing

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