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Green architecture – Human Health Building

By Damir Beciri
20 November 2013

human-health-building-1Built on the northwest corner of Oakland University’s campus, Human Health Building (HBB) emerged from need for more space in university’s School of Nursing and School of Health Sciences. Aside providing the two schools with greater collaborative setting among students, facility and community partners, HBB became the first LEED Platinum certified building on a university… »

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Resnick Sustainability Institute and Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis

By Damir Beciri
3 July 2013

jorgensen-1The most sustainable structure you can build is the one you already have. California Institute of Technology (Caltech) created a state-of-the art facility for two new centers of sustainability research: The Resnick Institute for Science, Energy, and Sustainability, whose mission is to address challenges related to the creation and conservation of energy, and the Joint… »

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Google Office in Tel Aviv, Israel

By Damir Beciri
One Comment25 June 2013

google-tlv-1At the end of December 2012, Google Israel opened a new office by renting a part of the third tallest building in Tel Aviv. Sustainability played a vital role to Google in the development of their new Tel Aviv offices and the project is currently awaiting LEED Platinum certification – the first of its category… »

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Green architecture – UC Davis Student Community Center

By Damir Beciri
One Comment5 June 2013

uc-davis-student-community-center-1The University of California recently set a minimum requirement that all new buildings meet standards equivalent to LEED Silver certification. New buildings are also required to be at least 20 percent more energy efficient than California code requirements. But the Davis campus has set their bar even higher – new buildings on the campus should… »

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Italcementi i.lab, Bergamo, Italy

By Damir Beciri
25 January 2013

italcementi-i-lab-1Italcementi, one of the top five cement manufacturers in the world, wanted to make a statement about their dedication to integrate Sustainable Development with their long-term growth plans and constructed new Italcementi i.lab in Bergamo, Italy. Prominently positioned at the eastern end of the Kilometro Rosso Scientific Technology Park in Bergamo, the new building has… »

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HGTV Dream Home 2013

By Damir Beciri
18 January 2013

hgtv-dream-home-2013-1Located in a beautiful setting Kiawah Island, South Carolina, the luxury HGTV Dream Home 2013 radiates with a positive vibe. The distinctive look of this luxury home was inspired by the region’s centuries-old humble farmhouse building traditions of tidewater South Carolina with a modern twist from Asian-inspired motifs common in the Pacific Northwest. Aside its… »