South Central At-A-Glance
Modern deconstructionists: Israeli developer Azorim and Habitat for Humanity Northwest Harris County are deconstructing low-rise commercial buildings to make way for two 28-story condo towers that are expected to be LEED-certified (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design).
Green Takes Flight at Stapleton
DENVER - Talk about a gold star: The 18 affordable apartments at Central Park at Stapleton here have met the toughest residential green building standard on the books—the gold certification in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for Homes from the U.S. Green Building Council.
Planting New LEED Seeds
BRONX, N.Y. - Last fall, 28 low-income homeowners moved into the first community in New York state certified under the brand-new Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for Homes standard.
JPI Bets Green
Herndon, Va.— Luxury apartment developer JPI has committed to create some of the first apartments designed to meet exacting new standards for energy efficiency and healthy living.
Delta Air Lines Terminal A, Boston
Logan International Airport in Boston currently ranks 20th in the nation in passenger volume, according to its website, and in the mid-1990s it initiated a modernization project, mainly to improve roadways and terminals. To that end, the airport and Delta Air Lines wanted to create “a terminal to...
In Michigan, Kulapat Yantrasast of why architecture designs what is set to be the nation's first LEED-certified art museum.
Delray Lighting | Swing
This T5 and T5HO linear fluorescent fixture, offered in ceiling, wall, or pendant versions, is energy-code compliant and suitable for projects applying for LEED certification. Its slim 1-inch-wide by 2-inch-high profile and solid surface make for clean uninterrupted lines. The pendant version can...
Daylighting-LEED Has Made All the Difference
Someone brought me a copy of A|L recently, and the article, 'One Word: Daylight' (Jan/Feb 2004, page 17), made me smile. Evidently I had just returned from that daylighting conference back in 1986 when I wrote the editorial for the January 1987 issue (Vol. 1, No. 1).