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Technology => New Inventions => Topic started by: Surly1 on April 28, 2014, 04:08:50 pm

Title: AIA's 2014 top ten green buildings in the US
Post by: Surly1 on April 28, 2014, 04:08:50 pm
AG-- saw this and thought of you.

AIA's 2014 top ten green buildings in the US: (http://ow.ly/wg3hV)

An interesting list of buildings that includes some lesser-publicized green-building projects, such as a homeless shelter, a treehouse, and even a Net-Zero energy courthouse.

Article and slide show at the link...

Title: Re: AIA's 2014 top ten green buildings in the US
Post by: AGelbert on April 28, 2014, 07:56:06 pm
Thanks. I love the airy, open space feel of the structures.  ;D

But that Tree house! Chewbacca would go nuts over it! I love it!

(http://www.createaforum.com/gallery/renewablerevolution/3-280414195006.jpeg)
(http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/6/6d/Chewbacca-2-.jpg)
Home Sweet Home!  (http://dl6.glitter-graphics.net/pub/2752/2752256x4e962185l.gif)
Title: Re: AIA's 2014 top ten green buildings in the US
Post by: Surly1 on April 29, 2014, 12:41:03 pm
I like it too, but am pretty sure the climbing would be too much for a guy with one knee.
Title: Re: AIA's 2014 top ten green buildings in the US
Post by: AGelbert on April 30, 2014, 12:11:06 am
One knee is a bummer.  :( However, you could make your way up and down with a solar powered elevator. The one below works on vacuum and installs in a jiffy (so they say...).

(http://images.gizmag.com/hero/4007_40505105630.jpg)
No need to miss out on that GREAT VIEW! (http://www.createaforum.com/gallery/renewablerevolution/3-141113185047.png)
Title: Re: AIA's 2014 top ten green buildings in the US
Post by: Surly1 on April 30, 2014, 04:24:21 am
Solar powered elevator? Now THAT's amazing.