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Green architecture – Clarkson University Student Center

By Damir Beciri
12 November 2012

clarkson-university-student-center-1Clarkson University’s new Student Center is a great example how functionality can be combined with sustainable features in order to minimize the impact of the building onto the environment. The goal of its construction is to unite student programs in one building and to link the new center to the other academic buildings on campus…. »

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Green architecture – Vertical Screen World Headquarters

By Damir Beciri
One Comment20 November 2011

vertical-screen-world-hq-1The new headquarters building of the applicant screening firm Vertical Screen represents an interesting example of sustainable architecture that recently received LEED Platinum certification. The project showcases nearly seamless integration of sustainable features into the building’s interesting envelope, and it is also noticeable by the extensive use of reclaimed materials and renewable sources in its… »

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Green architecture – Botanical Research Institute of Texas

By Damir Beciri
One Comment15 June 2011

botanical-research-institute-of-texas-1The Botanical Research Institute of Texas, Inc. (BRIT) has one of the largest herbarium collections in the United States. When BRIT decided to build their new herbarium and library building, they used careful site design, responsible landscape management, and conscientious human behavior, in order to reduce the footprint on the natural world as well as… »

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Green architecture – Vicino House

By Damir Beciri
2 Comments8 February 2011

vicino-house-1Vicino House is another example of architecture practice where sustainable and luxurious intertwines, and it has earned LEED for Homes Platinum certification. Perched on the steep bank of Pacific Palisades, California, the house features spectacular 180-degree views of the Pacific Ocean and Santa Monica Bay. Materials used in the build and the building envelope are… »

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Green architecture – Earth House Estate Lättenstrasse

By Damir Beciri
6 August 2010

earth-house-estate-lattenstrasse-1Earth houses are based on the interpretation of an environmentally conscious, ecological and progressive architecture. They stand out due to their closeness to nature and allow an experience beyond the usual four walls and their right angles. The earth house concept uses its surroundings as an advantage – the surroundings are not adapted to the… »

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Green architecture – Dell Children’s Medical Center

By Damir Beciri
One Comment21 January 2010

dell-children-medical-center-entranceThis example of green architecture isn’t quite new, but it has a great design and it was a first of its kind. The Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas has been awarded LEED Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, as the first hospital in the world that achieved such status. The 43,665… »