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Luxury Beachside Vicino House in SoCal Earns LEED Platinum

Luxury Beachside Vicino House in SoCal Earns LEED Platinum

Overlooking the bluffs of Pacific Palisades, California, the ultra-sustainable Vicino House features 180-degree views of both the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Monica Bay. The original house, built in the

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Frank Gehry’s Looming Spruce 8 Tower in NY Not Seeking LEED But Has Some Green Features

Frank Gehry’s Looming Spruce 8 Tower in NY Not Seeking LEED But Has Some Green Features

Last year, Gehry raised more than a few eyebrows when he said that he felt LEED certification was often awarded for ‘bogus stuff’ and that climate change and sustainable design are “political”. He

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Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s LEED Gold Arts Center Opens at Brown University

Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s LEED Gold Arts Center Opens at Brown University

Brown University is now the proud owner of a new Creative Arts Center that breaks the mold -- literally. The LEED Gold facility by Diller Scofidio + Renfro is a three-floor multi-disciplinary building

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Burchfield Penney: New York State’s First LEED-Certified Art Museum

Burchfield Penney: New York State’s First LEED-Certified Art Museum

The new Burchfield Penney Art Center, in Buffalo, New York, is the state’s first museum to earn LEED Silver certification. Opened in November in 2008, the new facility earned the necessary 26 points

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KieranTimberlake and LivingHomes Unveil LEED Platinum KTLH1.5 House

KieranTimberlake and LivingHomes Unveil LEED Platinum KTLH1.5 House

LivingHomes recently added a brand new KieranTimberlake house to their growing collection of LEED Platinum residences. The KTLH1.5 joins LivingHomes' collection of over 10 homes (with three more

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Exclusive Photos: Inhabitat Tours the New LEED Platinum RMi2 Building in Colorado

Exclusive Photos: Inhabitat Tours the New LEED Platinum RMi2 Building in Colorado

The new headquarters is a place intended to create a solid footing for small companies to creatively develop their products and markets. Olexa Tkachenko, principle architect of the RMi2 building, gave me

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Chad Oppenheim Proposes LEED Skyscraper for Miami’s Skyline

Chad Oppenheim Proposes LEED Skyscraper for Miami’s Skyline

The mixed-use building provides over 250,000 square-feet of housing for the College in addition to two levels of street-side commercial space that wraps the entirety of the building’s base. In addition

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Laguna Honda is California’s First LEED Certified Hospital

Laguna Honda is California’s First LEED Certified Hospital

Image © David Wakely Thanks to the design guidance provided by the Center for Health Design, the design of the new building enhances the therapeutic effects offered by the lush 62-acre Laguna Honda

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New LEED Platinum Town Center Opens Up in Yountville, California

New LEED Platinum Town Center Opens Up in Yountville, California

The town of Yountville, California is hoping to receive LEED Platinum certification for their brand new 10,000 square-feet town center. Designed by Siegal and Strain, the new structure places a high

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LEED Gold Cyan Building Offers Eco Apartments in Downtown Portland

LEED Gold Cyan Building Offers Eco Apartments in Downtown Portland

The new LEED Gold Cyan Building by THA Architecture Inc. and GBD Architects rises sixteen stories above Portland’s downtown streetscape, offering a new model for sustainable urban living. The 380,000

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FedEx Express Announces That All of Their New Buildings Will Be LEED Certified

FedEx Express Announces That All of Their New Buildings Will Be LEED Certified

FedEx Express just announced that the company is pushing itself from dabbling in environmentally friendly vehicles to making sure their buildings are kind to the environment as well. From here on out all

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Walsh College Achieves LEED Gold Through Innovative Design

Walsh College Achieves LEED Gold Through Innovative Design

Walsh College in Troy, Michigan recently went through unusual lengths to earn its LEED Gold certification. The campus primarily hosts evening classes for mid-career professionals who commute to school

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Pratt Institute Opens Gorgeous LEED Gold Certified Myrtle Hall

Pratt Institute Opens Gorgeous LEED Gold Certified Myrtle Hall

The Pratt Institute, long a leader in sustainable design education, officially opened its new ecotastic digital arts building, complete with a green roof and solar panels. The six-story, 120,000 square

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LEED for Homes Winners are as Affordable as They are Green

LEED for Homes Winners are as Affordable as They are Green

The now famous 100K House in Philadelphia is all about maximizing efficiency and design while squeezing the most out of a small budget. The efforts of developer  Postgreen and designer Interface Studio

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Central California Portola Hotel Remodels To Become LEED Silver

Central California Portola Hotel Remodels To Become LEED Silver

Renovating existing buildings in order to reduce environmental impact can be a daunting task, including a complete overhaul of indoor materials, furnishings, lighting, HVAC systems. Achieving LEED (EB)

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Rainwater-Harvesting Seattle Residences Aiming For LEED Platinum

Rainwater-Harvesting Seattle Residences Aiming For LEED Platinum

Seven private residences are surrounded by a screen wall and vegetation to form a visual an acoustic barrier for the residences. The units are arranged in a V-shape around an interior courtyard and

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ITC Royal Gardenia: The World’s Largest LEED Platinum Hotel

ITC Royal Gardenia: The World’s Largest LEED Platinum Hotel

Bengaluru’s newest seven-star super luxury hotel brings green design to life through its thematic hospitality concept, which is rooted in the historical tradition of its home country, India. Conceived

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Chicago Home Renovation Receives the Most LEED Points Ever Recorded

Chicago Home Renovation Receives the Most LEED Points Ever Recorded

The Chicago, IL Helenowski Residence was gutted and all the inefficient systems, insulation and appliances were removed. Soy based spray foam insulation with no CFCL's was sprayed into the walls for extra

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Quirky Video Explains LEED Buildings to the Queen Of England

Quirky Video Explains LEED Buildings to the Queen Of England

The LEED rating system can be a tricky thing, which is why Xtranormal created this clever video to explain it. The Queen of England is new to the topic and follows along with Sir Leedington to learn

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Power Building in NYC’s Bronx Gets a LEED Gold Overhaul

Power Building in NYC’s Bronx Gets a LEED Gold Overhaul

As part of the Yankee Stadium Redevelopment Project, the Power House Building received a green roof and LEED Gold renovation, turning it into a mixed-use and energy-efficient facility. Located in Mill

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LEED Platinum Student Village Opens at Bastyr University

LEED Platinum Student Village Opens at Bastyr University

Seattle-based CollinsWoerman has designed structures for Bastyr's Center for Natural Health (LEED certified) in the past, before undertaking the new student village project. With a unique layout and

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LEED Platinum Building Planned for AIA NC’s Headquarters

LEED Platinum Building Planned for AIA NC’s Headquarters

While rooftop gardens are fast becoming the norm in major cities like San Francisco and New York, the new headquarters of the North Carolina chapter of the American Institute of Architects is bringing the

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Bardessono Eco Hotel Awarded LEED Platinum Certification

Bardessono Eco Hotel Awarded LEED Platinum Certification

Last year, Inhabitat covered the construction of the luxurious Bardessono Hotel in Napa Valley with its cornucopia of environmentally friendly measures -- from automated thermostats and LED lighting to

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Northwest Maritime Center Achieves LEED Gold Certification

Northwest Maritime Center Achieves LEED Gold Certification

The Northwest Maritime Center in Port Townsend, Washington is promoting and preserving a rich maritime heritage in an equally rich sustainable environment. The center was recently awarded LEED GOLD for

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SOM’s LEED Gold Park Hotel is a Modern Indian Palace

SOM’s LEED Gold Park Hotel is a Modern Indian Palace

The Park Hotel in Hyderabad is distinguished by its impressive facade of perforated metal, which serves as a sun and rain screen that protects the building's high-performance windows. Daylighting,

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LEED Gold Building Made From Repurposed Pickle Barrels

LEED Gold Building Made From Repurposed Pickle Barrels

Old pickle barrels have found new life in the University of Minnesota's Duluth Civil Engineering Building designed by Ross Barney Architects. From the project's onset, sustainable values and eco-friendly

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LEED Gold Veer Towers Soar Over CityCenter in Las Vegas

LEED Gold Veer Towers Soar Over CityCenter in Las Vegas

One reporter has appropriately described the twin condominium buildings as leaning "across one another like a pair of drunken revelers." Others may see the 37-story glass towers as a welcome departure

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Green-Roofed Port of Portland Headquarters Aims for LEED Gold

Green-Roofed Port of Portland Headquarters Aims for LEED Gold

Image © Bruce Forster Photography The 10-story building was inspired by the form of an airplane hull, and it sits right in front of the PDX main terminal on top of a new parking structure. The

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The Modules: LEED Silver Modular Housing At Temple University

The Modules: LEED Silver Modular Housing At Temple University

The five-story building located right next to Temple University's main campus includes a ground floor parking garage, a bike garage, and a maintenance station topped with four stories of apartments and a

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Terraced LEED Platinum Tower is Wrapped in Greenery

Terraced LEED Platinum Tower is Wrapped in Greenery

HKS Inc has proposed a soaring LEED platinum tower for India that is designed to effortlessly blend the indoors and outdoors. Dubbed the ITC Corporate Tower, the breathing white building features a double

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