Sustainable Meets Charitable
Oct28

Sustainable Meets Charitable

ASID Wisconsin and The Green Design Center’s First Annual Sample Recycling Event a Success On Friday, August 22nd and Saturday, August 23rd, 2014, the Wisconsin Chapter of ASID’s Sustainability Advocacy Committee, in coordination with The Green Design Center of Waukesha, Wisconsin, held the first annual Sample Recycling Event to find a home for unused and unwanted commercial design materials. By the end of the two-day event, 8,965...

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Essential House Features Kinetic Walls to Maximize Space Efficiency
Sep03

Essential House Features Kinetic Walls to Maximize Space Efficiency

Previously covered on Jetson Green, the E.D.G.E. (Experimental Dwelling for a Greener Environment) House was a 360-foot modular concept home that was designed by Revelations Architecture and won the AIA Small Projects Award in 2011. Taking inspiration from E.D.G.E., architect Dan Yudchitz collaborated with his father, Bill Yudchitz who is principal architect for Revelations, on [...] Previously covered on Jetson Green, the E.D.G.E....

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Net Zero Colorado Container Home Overlooks Spectacular Mountain Views
Aug30

Net Zero Colorado Container Home Overlooks Spectacular Mountain Views

This Nederland, Colorado container home, designed by Studio H:T, performs at net-zero energy consumption by utilizing passive strategies of insulation and orientation, active solar photovoltaic and thermal systems, and the harvesting of on-site renewable fuel (timber is selectively and sustainably cleared to burn in the high-efficiency wood stove). A center space between two shipping containers, [...] This Nederland, Colorado...

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Everitt and Schilling Tile Brings Old World Craftsmanship to Modern Sustainability
Aug30

Everitt and Schilling Tile Brings Old World Craftsmanship to Modern Sustainability

As German-Russian craftsmen who left their homes in Russia to migrate to America and become farmers, the Schilling family and its history are integral to the passion for tile installation craftsmanship that Luke Schilling brings to Everitt and Schilling Tile. Aaron Everitt has roots in the lumber business as far back as the Oklahoma land [...] As German-Russian craftsmen who left their homes in Russia to migrate to America and become...

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AIA Colorado Legacy Project Builds LEED Platinum Habitat for Humanity Home
Aug30

AIA Colorado Legacy Project Builds LEED Platinum Habitat for Humanity Home

In 2011, the Denver chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) partnered with CAD-1, Inc. to administer a design-build competition for a home that would be built for Blue Spruce Habitat for Humanity in Kittredge, Colorado. The winning design of a duplex was submitted by Molly Blakley, Assoc. AIA; Alan Ford, AIA; Kathy Ford, [...] In 2011, the Denver chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) partnered with CAD-1,...

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Ecohabit Smart Home Vies for 2013 Solar Decathlon Recognition
Aug30

Ecohabit Smart Home Vies for 2013 Solar Decathlon Recognition

An entry in the Solar Decathlon 2013 competition, Ecohabit is a project of a cross-disciplinary group of sixty Stevens Institute of Technology students with expertise it the areas of engineering, design, computer science, and the technological aspects of business, visual arts, and music. The Stevens Team, only one of twenty that were selected to compete [...] An entry in the Solar Decathlon 2013 competition, Ecohabit is a project of a...

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