Articles tagged with: architecture
2030 challenge, AIA, aia convention, architecture, architecture 2030, Chris Chatto, energy performance, margaret montgomery, nbbj, paula vaughan, ZGF
At the AIA Convention in Miami last Thursday, several Northwest firms presented on their efforts to track and benchmark energy performance on all their projects. The session focused on how firms are doing in meeting their AIA 2030 commitments. Margaret Montgomery, Director of Sustainability for NBBJ and Chris Chatto on the ZGF…
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Portland is once again on the national stage, but this time it’s not the New York Times touting the city’s epic eateries (thanks for the nod, but enough already). Architect Magazine released its second annual ranking of green architecture firms… and two of the top ten firms call Portland home.
architecture, building, David Cook, design, engineer, LEED, LEED-rated, Pietro Belluschi, Portland, sustainability, Transsolar, university of oregon
Another great opportunity to hear from a leading European practitioner presents itself for Portland area building professionals and students.
David Cook of Behnisch Architekten, and currently the Pietro Belluschi Distinguished Visiting Professor in Architecture… at the University of Oregon School of Architecture, will be speaking at the U of O White Stag
Each year BetterBricks hosts an awards ceremony in four cities throughout the Northwest to celebrate the accomplishments of green building professionals. The aim is to both recognize energy efficiency achievements in commercial buildings as well as inspire others to embrace high performance buildings. After all, buildings consume more than 40
Continuing on from yesterday’s session on European experience.
We find that in Europe the time frame for building planning is longer, maybe even centuries. In the US we think in decades. Europe also has codes informed by their culture. Codes require every worker having access to views outside, not just…
…Greetings from GreenBuild in a very warm Phoenix. It is truely an international crowd here. Yesterday was the World Green Building Congress with representatives from everywhere from United Arab Emirates to Germany, Australia, France, numerous Latin American countries and even the USA. I didn’t attend that event, but I’ve seen
How do you approach the topic of building energy performance with your clients? It can be an elusive subject because it’s commonly addressed from two different perspectives: in relative terms, such as percent better than a building just built to code levels, or in absolute terms, as energy units (kWh…
BetterBricks is a regular sponsor of Cascadia’s Transformational Lecture Series… (TLS) – an ongoing speaking circuit that invites some of the most accomplished figures in the world of green building to share their insights, wisdom and experience with those in the industry. In addition to funding the series, BetterBricks conducts
Ten years ago, BetterBricks brought leading architecture firm SRG Partnership together with the University of Oregon’s Energy Studies in Buildings Laboratory… to design a high performance building using a research based approach. The team’s single-project collaboration has now evolved into a lasting partnership that’s transformed the firm’s design leaders and