Civic

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory campus in Golden, Colorado had an ambitious goal to make their entire campus net-zero energy and to promote the use of the renewable energy resources they study. Read more


Housing

Cesar Rubio Photography, Copyright 2005

ScrapHouse was a temporary demonstration home which was built out of entirely scrap and reclaimed materials in front of San Francisco City Hall for World Environment Day 2005. Read more


Housing

Photo: Daniel Hennessy

Richard Carlson was a Los Angeles developer who wanted to build a new home on the East Los Angeles industrial area where his family’s construction business used to store salvaged equipment and materials.

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Cultural/Religious

The Wing Luke Asian Museum showcases the heritage of the Asian American population in Seattle.  The old Chinatown building which the museum chose to renovate has a long history within the community. Read more


Civic

Photo: Courtesy Komorous-Towey Architects

Stopwaste.org is a nonprofit whose mission is to reduce the waste stream of Alameda County, California. So it was natural for them to push the limits of reuse and green design. Read more