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Green architecture – Earthship Farmstead House, Virginia

By Damir Beciri
2 Comments12 June 2013

earthship-farmstead-virginia-1Nestled in the hillside of Virginia mountains, the Earthship Farmstead house received Passive House Certification in February 2013 and it is on track for LEED Platinum certification for homes. While it doesn’t represent a typical example of an earthship house, where people tend to use scrap material to build them, it is built on similar… »

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Green architecture – James Madison University’s Wayland Hall

By Damir Beciri
One Comment2 September 2012

wayland-hall-1Here’s an architectural project which differs from the rest we wrote about thus far by the fact it is a renovation which aside raising aesthetics and functionality managed to incorporate many green building features. James Madison University’s Wayland Hall is the first completely renovated residence hall to achieve LEED Platinum certification under the USGBC’s New… »