Top Ten Green Projects of 2012
On April 19th, AIA’s Committee on the Environment (COTE) announced the COTE Top Ten Green Project Awards: their selection of the most sustainable buildings across the country. COTE advocates environmentally conscious building and focuses on educating architects and the public about green design. This year’s winners had an unprecedented focus on public utility and budgeting and there was an unusually high number of adaptive reuse projects and concentration on community ties. Watch the slideshow to learn what made the 10 winners.
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Twenty green remodels and new homes open their doors around the Portland metropolitan area for this self-guided tour on Saturday, September 22. From 11 AM to 5 PM chat with homeowners, designers, do-it-yourselfers and contractors about solar panels, ecoroofs, rainwater harvesting, natural landscaping, affordable housing, water and energy conservation, natural building materials, alternative construction techniques and much more! General admission is $15 with a $5 discount for honored citizens, students, and those who use alternative transportation.
The Info Fair is a free prelude to the tour with green vendors, demonstrations, food, drink and music beginning at 10 AM.
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