YAY SAN FRAN & OAKLAND! The Green Building Opportunity Index by BetterBricks and Cushman & Wakefield is the first office market assessment tool to provide weighted comparisons of top U.S. office markets on the basis of both real estate fundamentals and green development considerations. Focusing on the primary factors that influence successful development, retro-fitting, leasing […]
West Coast Green is coming up October 1-3 in San Francisco at the Fort Mason Center. It’s a great opportunity to see the future of green build and get familiar with the products and services that will be an integral part of our landscape in the years to come. A few of our clients have […]
This fresh, new, and fascinating approach to sustainability and human population growth is truly awe inspiring. Belgian architect Vincent Callebaut has redefined the conventional skyscraper. His 132 story complex for the south edge of Roosevelt Island addresses the pressing need for environmental and ecological sustainability. This conceptual design focuses on creating a completely self-sustaining organism […]
As a prototype for future Big Dig architecture, the structural system for this 3,400sf house is comprised of steel and concrete from Boston’s Big Dig, utilizing over 600,000 lbs of salvaged materials. Although similar to a pre-fab system, subtle spatial arrangements were designed from highway components. Highway components. An off-ramp to be specific. Most importantly, […]
The building includes nine bedrooms, two family rooms, a family kitchen and a private dining area, a family library, a game room, a study, a public reception area, a formal dining room, a ballroom, chapel, 21 bathrooms, a swimming pool, two guest suites plus indoor private and guest parking. Is this for reals? Check out […]
We’re very excited that the Jeff King & Company website went live today. A great high-end builder out of San Francisco, this new website really shows off their exquisite design style and green certification standards. Keep up with them on their news page here.
West Coast Green concluded yesterday at the San Jose Convention Center. It’s the largest conference and expo on green innovation in green build. Al Gore’s keynote speech yesterday focused on the lack of attention that the climate crisis is getting in comparison to the financial meltdown. He said that Americans are avoiding and/or ignoring the […]