Earthship Seminar ~ Building Homes Out Of Trash

Posted by on Jul 1, 2009 in Blog, Uncategorized | 4 Comments

This past weekend was spent at a seminar learning how to build sustainable, off-the-grid homes at the Earthship headquarters just outside of Taos, New Mexico. The homes are not your run of the mill green homes. Architect Mike Reynolds has been building these structures for about 40 years and they are, in large part, made out […]

Remodeling Green

Posted by on May 5, 2009 in Blog, Uncategorized | No Comments

“BRINGING SUSTAINABLE, STYLISH LIVING TO A 19TH-CENTURY CLASSIC, JEFF KING & CO.’S SAN FRANCISCO REMODEL IS INFUSED WITH DAYLIGHT, ENERGY IMPROVEMENTS, AND LOW-MAINTENANCE UPGRADES.” Our client, Jeff King & Company, was featured in Ecohome Mag. Here’s the full article.

OUTrial House

Posted by on Apr 29, 2009 in Blog, Uncategorized | No Comments

Polish architects KWK Promes designed the OUTrial House in Ksiazenice, Poland. A green clearing surrounded by forest was the only context for the proposed small house. Hence the idea to “carve out” a piece of the grass-covered site, move it up and treat it as the roofing to arrange all the required functions underneath. When […]

Todd Jersey Architecture ~ Marketing and Collateral Templates

Posted by on Feb 12, 2009 in Blog, Uncategorized | No Comments

We just finished up a template project for Todd Jersey Architecture, a client based here in Berkeley, CA. They are a green firm….the first in the world to design a LEED gold certified hotel! The templates were designed to target their vast audience base. TJA’s work covers new homes, schools, commercial buildings, remodels, multi-family homes […]

Green Homes are Red Hot – Newsweek

Posted by on Mar 13, 2008 in Blog, Uncategorized | One Comment

Home buyers said they’d be willing to spend an additional $8,964 on a home if it could cut their utility bills. Click here for an article in Newsweek that explains the boom in Green Architecture.

Skyline Residence ~ we’ll take the outdoor theatre option

Posted by on Feb 9, 2008 in Blog, Uncategorized | No Comments

Belzberg Architects created the environmentaly sensitive Skyline Residence in the Hollywood Hills under a limited budget. Employing Carbon Neutral Economics, the team built the home using local goods to save carbon emissions in transportation. Quite possibly the most beautiful home I’ve ever seen, and yes, comes with an outdoor theatre. Click here to see all […]