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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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LEED Platinum and Green Roofed SAP America Headquarters

LEED Platinum and Green Roofed SAP America Headquarters

SAP Headquarters joins another LEED certified building on the 110 acre campus of SAP America, which is surrounded by a wooded area. Offices to the north enjoy sweeping views of the woods, while the south

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LEED Platinum Boulder House First in US to Use German System

LEED Platinum Boulder House First in US to Use German System

While a relatively new concept in the US, the German company Weberhaus has long been developing prefab house construction technology for 50 years. Designed by Studio H:T Architects the 2002 Alpine House

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Omega Center Achieves LEED Platinum Certification!

Omega Center Achieves LEED Platinum Certification!

We've been closely following the Omega Center for Sustainable Living in upstate New York, and we're thrilled to announce that this week the state-of-the-art environmental education center and natural

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Belles Townhomes: SF’s First LEED Platinum Multi-Family Housing

Belles Townhomes: SF’s First LEED Platinum Multi-Family Housing

LivingHomes collaborated with Kieran Timberlake to design the seven townhomes for the Presidio, making this their first foray into building multi-family residences. The project was developed by Forest

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Winning LEED Platinum Home Designs to be Built in New Orleans

Winning LEED Platinum Home Designs to be Built in New Orleans

A panel of ten jurors selected the four winning designs out of 49 entries from around the country. Two of the entries were from emerging professionals and the other two were student led design projects.

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LEED Certified Forest City Opens This Week in SF’s Presidio

LEED Certified Forest City Opens This Week in SF’s Presidio

The Presidio is a kind of unique beast: once an army base, now a national park. Its managing foundation, The Presidio Trust, has been federally funded since its inception, but that funding has decreased

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Pacific Ridge High School Goes for LEED Gold

Pacific Ridge High School Goes for LEED Gold

Pacific Ridge, a private high school located in Carlsbad, CA is aiming to be one of the most energy-efficient and sustainable campuses in the country, seeking LEED for Schools Gold certification.

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LEED Gold Community Springs up in Hunters Point, SF

LEED Gold Community Springs up in Hunters Point, SF

Located along the highly anticipated Third Street Light Rail in San Francisco’s Bayview District, the project is part of a larger transit-oriented development that will set the precedent for future

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Gehry’s Santa Monica Place Goes Green With LEED Renovation

Gehry’s Santa Monica Place Goes Green With LEED Renovation

The $265-million makeover, turned Gehry's 1980 enclosed three story structure into an outdoor mall experience that's on its way to LEED Silver.

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New LEED Gold Old Faithful Education Center in Yellowstone

New LEED Gold Old Faithful Education Center in Yellowstone

Image © Justin Lubke/Yellowstone Park Foundation Since four out of every five visitors to the National Park make a stop to see Old Faithful spout into the air, the education center does its best to

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Miami’s Only LEED Gold Tower Can Withstand 300mph Winds!

Miami’s Only LEED Gold Tower Can Withstand 300mph Winds!

Located in Miami's Brickell Financial District, the new tower hosts over 582,000 sq ft of leasable 'class A' space. And unlike most buildings in the Miami area, the new Brickell building features

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SOM Announces Opening of LEED Gold Tower, Tallest in Beijing

SOM Announces Opening of LEED Gold Tower, Tallest in Beijing

The China World Trade Tower III celebrated its grand opening today, closing the third and most recent phase of the incredible China World Trade Center development. The 81-story mixed-use tower is now

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LEED Platinum House With a Brilliant Modernist Design

LEED Platinum House With a Brilliant Modernist Design

LEED Platinum certification and a modernist appeal make this house a prime example of how sustainable design can be so potent. The OS House was featured in the New York Times for its capricious façade

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Cheyenne Children’s LEED Platinum Village is a Place to Grow

Cheyenne Children’s LEED Platinum Village is a Place to Grow

The new LEED Platinum certified Paul Smith Children’s Village at the Botanic Gardens in Cheyenne, Wyoming is an incredible example of educational design -- it's a hands-on, interactive place where

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Vestas’ New Headquarters in Portland Shoots for LEED Platinum

Vestas’ New Headquarters in Portland Shoots for LEED Platinum

Vestas, the world’s largest wind turbine maker, announced Wednesday that it will convert a former Portland, Oregon department store warehouse into its new North American headquarters. An impressive

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Olympia’s New Water Education Center Aims for LEED Platinum

Olympia’s New Water Education Center Aims for LEED Platinum

Recently, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) calculated that the total energy spent nationwide to supply drinking water and process waste-water releases 116 billion pounds of carbon dioxide

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Ground Zero Mosque to be 1st LEED-Certified Mosque in Country

Ground Zero Mosque to be 1st LEED-Certified Mosque in Country

The "Ground Zero Mosque" and community center has been a hot button topic as of late, but putting aside the heated debate on freedom of religion vs. sensitivity to victims' families and other political

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Christman HQ: The World’s First Double LEED Platinum Building

Christman HQ: The World’s First Double LEED Platinum Building

The Christman Company is a construction management and development firm that specializes in historic renovations, so it was only fitting that the firm chose a historic five-story building in the heart of

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PHOTOS: 1 Bryant Park Tower Gets LEED Platinum Certification!

PHOTOS: 1 Bryant Park Tower Gets LEED Platinum Certification!

Housing the new headquarters of the financial giant Bank of America, the green features implemented in this design quickly allowed it to rack up all the points it needed to garner its LEED Platinum

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Populous Unveils Futuristic Honeycomb-Shaped Leeds Arena

Populous Unveils Futuristic Honeycomb-Shaped Leeds Arena

The new Leeds Arena is the cornerstone of a project that seeks to regenerate the city. The stadium will be located in the city center on Claypit Lane, and construction is expected to begin in 2010 and be

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Oakland Fire Station Honored With LEED Gold Certification

Oakland Fire Station Honored With LEED Gold Certification

We ♥ firefighters -- not just because they save our lives and protect our city (and look good in their uniforms...), but also because their newest fire station has been designed to be über energy

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