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SOM Unveils Sweeping Bus Concourse for Denver’s Redeveloped Union Station

SOM Unveils Sweeping Bus Concourse for Denver’s Redeveloped Union Station

SOM was responsible for the master plan and redevelopment of the 20-acre site to bring about sweeping improvements to Denver's public transportation system. Union Station serves as the hub for the Denver

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FR8scape: Former Freight Yard Transformed into Green Gathering Space in Denver

FR8scape: Former Freight Yard Transformed into Green Gathering Space in Denver

FR8scape is a public courtyard and creative gathering space in front of the Freight building at the mixed-use Taxi Development in North Denver. Bordered by the Platte River to the east, the entire project

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Sheraton Vertical Garden Built for Mile High Gardening Conference in Denver

Sheraton Vertical Garden Built for Mile High Gardening Conference in Denver

Denver's Mile High Gardening Conference brought together gardeners and growing experts from around the world for a two-day conference at the downtown Sheraton Hotel. To celebrate the conference,

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Micro Urban Prefab Project Wins Micro Housing Ideas Competition in Denver

Micro Urban Prefab Project Wins Micro Housing Ideas Competition in Denver

The Denver Architecture League Micro Housing Ideas Competition received around a hundred entries from across the country and the globe for an affordable and micro housing project. The competition was

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RNL’s Eastside Human Service Building in Denver Serves the Community and the Environment

RNL’s Eastside Human Service Building in Denver Serves the Community and the Environment

The building's design includes program components such as conference rooms, service counters, offices, and file storage. The organization of the building was tightly monitored by RNL and helps to provide

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Denver Zoo Develops a Poo-Power System and Tests It Out On a Rickshaw!

Denver Zoo Develops a Poo-Power System and Tests It Out On a Rickshaw!

Denver Zoo acknowledged that they have a lot of poo on their hands, but rather than hauling their waste off to a landfill or compost, they developed their own on-site poo-power system! They've applied the

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Denver Union Station Will Be Transformed Into a LEED Gold Transit Hub and Hotel

Denver Union Station Will Be Transformed Into a LEED Gold Transit Hub and Hotel

Denver’s vaunted Union Station - once the transportation gateway to the west - recently received the nod to be renewed as a contemporary vision of urbanity and clean transportation. The Union Station

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LEED Platinum Kent Denver Dining Hall Provides a Holistic Experience in Colorado

LEED Platinum Kent Denver Dining Hall Provides a Holistic Experience in Colorado

Located in Englewood, Colorado the Kent Denver School is home to almost 700 middle and high school students. The 210-acre campus is home to a variety of environments including native grasslands, lakes,

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Family Circle Brings Affordable Downtown-Style Living to the Edge of Denver

Family Circle Brings Affordable Downtown-Style Living to the Edge of Denver

Designed by Meridian 105, 'The Family Circle' is a new concept for housing created to fit the lifestyle of the urban family. Planned for the perimeter of Denver, Colorado, the project aims to build an

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Architect Santiago Calatrava Pulls Out of Denver International Airport Redesign

Architect Santiago Calatrava Pulls Out of Denver International Airport Redesign

The Denver International Airport (DIA) is no longer getting the starchitect treatment. DIA officials received notice that noted Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava and his firm will be pulling out of the

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An Incredible Crop of Living Green Offices Springs Up in Downtown Denver

An Incredible Crop of Living Green Offices Springs Up in Downtown Denver

The spaces range from an executive office and conference room to a break room and cubicle space complete with filing cabinets. The foliage-covered offices are located in Denver's 16th Street business

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Denver Botanic Gardens Hosts Green Roofs West Symposium

Denver Botanic Gardens Hosts Green Roofs West Symposium

Get ready green roof aficionados! The third annual Green Roofs for the West Symposium will take place at the Denver Botanic Gardens on June 16 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. This forward-thinking and informative

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PHOTOS: Denver’s First LEED Gold School and Zero Energy Community Campus

PHOTOS: Denver’s First LEED Gold School and Zero Energy Community Campus

The campus is located on the fringe of eastern Denver suburbia, a vast tract of new construction projects and cul-de-sacs. While it's not located in the most sustainable of developments ,the design does

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Lincoln Mixed Use Building In Denver Features High Tech Prefab Curtain Wall

Lincoln Mixed Use Building In Denver Features High Tech Prefab Curtain Wall

The mixed-use complex would comprise a 438 room hotel tower, retail space on the ground floor, restaurant space, plus 12 movie theaters that total up to 438,000 sq ft. Various circulation routes ease

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Weave Housing: Futuristic Prefabricated Apartment Concept For Denver, CO

Weave Housing: Futuristic Prefabricated Apartment Concept For Denver, CO

Prefabrication of the components for this apartment complex designed for Denver, Colorado, would hasten construction times and ideally reduce overall cost. Weave Housing, designed by Meridian 105

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Innovative Wildlife Crossings for Denver’s Perilous I-70 West

Innovative Wildlife Crossings for Denver’s Perilous I-70 West

The ARC International Wildlife Crossing Design Competition asked architects and designers to come up with beautiful and compelling designs able to meet the needs and improve the safety for both the people

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World’s Greenest Parking Lot to Be at Denver Int’l Airport

World’s Greenest Parking Lot to Be at Denver Int’l Airport

Not only is Denver International Airport one of the prettiest airports around -- its form mimics the Rocky Mountains that loom nearby -- but it is about to bump its green cred sky high. Expected to be the

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America’s First Geothermal-Powered IKEA Coming to Denver

America’s First Geothermal-Powered IKEA Coming to Denver

More and more retail chains are embracing renewable energy in a bid to cut costs and reduce their carbon footprint. Examples include Wal-Mart installing close to 5300 solar panels at its Apple Valley

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Calatrava Unveils Rail Station At Denver International Airport

Calatrava Unveils Rail Station At Denver International Airport

Denver is one of the few international airports without a rail link -- a vital source of efficient and low-carbon transportation. The new expansion will bring important new facilities to the airport and

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First Large-Scale Urban Bike Sharing Program Launches in Denver!

First Large-Scale Urban Bike Sharing Program Launches in Denver!

Yesterday the city of Denver celebrated Earth Day by launching the first large-scale bike sharing network in the US! Dubbed B-Cycle, the program offers offers roughly 400 red Trek B-cycles at 40

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ADJAYE’S DENVER MUSEUM GOES FOR THE (LEED) GOLD

ADJAYE’S DENVER MUSEUM GOES FOR THE (LEED) GOLD

David Adjaye's first US commission, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Denver, is still on target to receive LEED Gold Certification once it is finished, making it the first LEED Certified museum in the

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GREENBUILD DENVER: The Chemistry of Green Building

GREENBUILD DENVER: The Chemistry of Green Building

For those of you who think that last week's Greenbuild Conference was all about grass roofs and composting toilets, think again. One of the more diverse sessions was led by a group of chemists from the

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GREENBUILD DENVER: Women in Green Design

GREENBUILD DENVER: Women in Green Design

What does sex have to do with sustainability? This is a question posed by a new book coming out called Women in Green: Voices of Sustainable Design. It's an issue that resonates heavily with the staff

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GREENBUILD DENVER: Products & Materials

GREENBUILD DENVER: Products & Materials

Well folks, we've got some good news and some bad news; The good news is that you're currently reading one of the best weblogs for keeping up to date with all the latest and greatest materials in the

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GREENDBUILD DENVER: opening day

GREENDBUILD DENVER: opening day

The USGBC's Greenbuild Conference kicked off bright and early Wednesday morning as several speakers took the stage for the opening plenary. Some were expected, like the USGBC President Rick Fedrizzi.

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PalletFest is the Nation’s First Upcycling Festival Made Entirely From Shipping Pallets

PalletFest is the Nation’s First Upcycling Festival Made Entirely From Shipping Pallets

A unique new festival is coming to Denver, Colorado this weekend - PalletFest is the nation’s first major upcycling festival, and it has been selected to be the city's first certifiably green event. On

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Thomas Heatherwick Unveils Stunning Greenhouses for Bombay Sapphire Distillery

Thomas Heatherwick Unveils Stunning Greenhouses for Bombay Sapphire Distillery

The two distilleries are nestled between existing Victorian-era buildings. Originally, the buildings were meant to house a mill that produces paper for English bank notes. After being abandoned for a

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INTERVIEW: Architect Gordon Beckman on How Mixed Use Buildings Create Healthy, Sustainable Cities

INTERVIEW: Architect Gordon Beckman on How Mixed Use Buildings Create Healthy, Sustainable Cities

  Metropolitan areas are growing faster than suburbs for the first time in decades, as more and more people want to live closer to where they work, eat, drink, and play. As populations in

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The Skow Residence’s Sun-Shading Roof Was Inspired by a Sombrero!

The Skow Residence’s Sun-Shading Roof Was Inspired by a Sombrero!

Harold and Helena Skow had a traditional Navajo “home build kit” and had already completed a CMU foundation for the traditional rectangular gable-trussed home. The Skows had not finished the house

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Is Your Neighborhood’s Urban Design Making You Fat?

Is Your Neighborhood’s Urban Design Making You Fat?

"What is the influence of street network design on public health?" This question prompted a recent study that has just been published in the Journal of Transport & Health. While much has been said

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