Andrew Michler

 

Living off-the-grid in the foothills of the colorful Colorado Rocky Mountains, Andrew Michler LEED AP BD+C and his wife Jennie are learning firsthand what low entropy living really means.  He is building a Passive House rest/work space and is currently writing the book [ours] Hyperlocalization of Architecture to be published in 2014.

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Andrew Michler
Perkins + Will's LEED Platinum Lehman College Science Building Nears Completion

Perkins + Will's LEED Platinum Lehman College Science Building Nears Completion

Lehman College students can look forward to a wonderful addition to their campus this year - a new LEED Platinum science building designed by Perkins + Will. The new facility will…

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Mobile Water-On-The-Go Stations Keep Thirsty Crowds Quenched with Delicious NYC Tap Water

Mobile Water-On-The-Go Stations Keep Thirsty Crowds Quenched with Delicious NYC Tap Water

Sick of going to events where all you can do is buy bottled water to quench your thirst? NYC's Water Department heard your cries and has rolled out its Water-On-The-Go mobile drinking…

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Honest Buildings Adds Another 250,000 NYC Properties to National Website of Building Information

Honest Buildings Adds Another 250,000 NYC Properties to National Website of Building Information

The national online platform Honest Buildings launched in April, and as it seeks to provide a wealth of information about buildings throughout the US, the website has just added a…

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Study Shows Red Oaks Grow 8 Times Faster in Central Park Due to Urban Heat Island Effect

Study Shows Red Oaks Grow 8 Times Faster in Central Park Due to Urban Heat Island Effect

A simple experiment to see how trees are affected by growing in an urban environment has had surprising results, showing that they can grow up to eight times faster due to the urban…

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Passive House Academy Opens Offices In New York City

Passive House Academy Opens Offices In New York City

Representatives of the Passivhaus Institut are opening their first stateside offices in New York City in order to facilitate training in Passive House principles. The Irish-based…

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New York and NOAA Release Study to Streamline Offshore Wind Power Projects

New York and NOAA Release Study to Streamline Offshore Wind Power Projects

Fresh on the heals of NYC's announcement for a clean energy project at Freshkills Park, a study just released by New York State and NOAA aims to make off-shore wind development become a…

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Team New Jersey's Concrete ENJOY House Bucks the Tide at the 2011 Solar Decathlon

Team New Jersey's Concrete ENJOY House Bucks the Tide at the 2011 Solar Decathlon

Turns out concrete is pretty savvy choice for the team who was looking for a high performance shell which was still very affordable—a potential deal breaker if teams exceed a $250k…

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How Vulnerable are New York City's Buildings to Earthquakes?

How Vulnerable are New York City's Buildings to Earthquakes?

Two rare earthquakes struck within twelve hours of each other in the US, each of which have heightened our sense of vulnerability cross-country. Being one of the most populist cities in…

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The R-House is an Affordable and Super Efficient Home Encased in a Silvery Facade

The R-House is an Affordable and Super Efficient Home Encased in a Silvery Facade

To understand why the home received recognition from the AIA, you simply need to add: style + affordability + performance = winning. The 1,100 square foot house came in at below…

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