Month: August 2019

As summer comes to an unofficial close, and the mind has the time to wonder this long weekend, we’d like to share Duke Graham’s (of Argento/Graham) broad thoughts on sustainability, creating some new metaphors that might spark lively conversation at your next picnic or cocktail party.  Below re-posts a whimsical piece on market forces in energy […]
The US Green Building Council – with the USGBC-LA as the local chapter that runs from the beach to the Arizona border – is the premier industry advocacy and organizing association for those dedicated to developing environmentally-sound built environments for obvious reasons. The synergy it creates between architects, builders, developers, interior designers and urban planners […]
Community. This word is bantered about these days without much of the meaning that really should be associated with it. We as a people are social animals and connection to each other is an incredibly important part of what makes us who we are. In these modern times, we form these communities in very different […]
Across the world, the push to mandate net zero buildings – buildings that produce as much energy and/or water as they consume annually – is growing. Perhaps the biggest move has been made by the state of California, home to the U.S. Green Building Council Los Angeles (USGBC-LA), which is requiring 100% of new residential […]

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