architecture

General Motors, GM, Technical Center, Detroit, Warren, Michigan, architecture, mid century, Modernism week, LEED, green building, Leon Kaye

Modernist Icon GM Technical Center Undergoing a Gradual Green Upgrade

Little about GM's Technical Center in Warren, MI has changed, but this icon of modernist architecture has started a slow green building upgrade.
Horace Gifford, sustainable architecture, Fire Island, Fire Island Pines, architecture, Christopher Rawlins, Modernism Week, gay culture, Leon Kaye

Sustainable and Seductive Architecture in Fire Island: Horace Gifford’s Legacy

Horace Gifford’s legacy of sustainable and seductive architecture in Fire Island, New York, has recently seen a revival.
Aluminaire House, Palm Springs, green building, aluminum, modernism week, Leon Kaye, Albert Frey, mid century modern, architecture, sustainable design, modular home, Joseph Rosa

Forbearer of Modern and Sustainable Architecture Moving to Palm Springs

The Aluminaire House, the first metal prefabricated house built in the U.S., will move to Palm Springs, the epicenter of mid-century modern architecture.
Leon Kaye, Triple Pundit, clean energy, corporate social responsibility, social enterprise, transparency, architecture, sustainability

Leon Kaye: What I Learned 1,000 Articles Later on TriplePundit

A lot has happened in the world of sustainability since I wrote my first article here on TriplePundit. Here are my thoughts 1,000…
CSX

Photo Essay: How Workplaces Reflect Company Goals

These images illustrate how each company’s unique workplace reflects its sustainability and employee productivity goals.
community design, smart growth, architecture, architecture public health, cdc, built environment, public health, thomas fisher

Design, Equity and Public Health Outcomes

In order to be effective at reaching the desirable public health outcomes, architects and planners and those involved in the discussion of smart…
Ginger Dosier

2013 Postcode Lottery Green Challenge Winner: Ginger Dosier ‘Grows’ Bricks with Bacteria

The brick is the basic building block of architecture, popular because it is modular, has a simple design and is both easy to…
Looking the part Key image - Rock pool - B1 Magazine_180

Op-Ed: Design Has to be Emotionally Durable

Jon Turney asks how we can move away from a disposable culture to one in which people really care about 'stuff.'
Blending passive and intelligent design

Sustainable Design in Masdar City: Photo Essay

Flip through this photo essay, featuring images snapped on a recent tour of the city during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2014, for an…
GreenOffice_JulienGongMin

Psychology of Space: The Smell and Feel of Your Workplace

How does your workplace feel to you? The spaces we occupy shape who we are and and how we behave, which directly influences…
Siemens Middle East headquarters in Masdar City

Siemens, GE Open Up Shop at Masdar City

This week, global electronics powerhouse Siemens inaugurated its new Middle East headquarters at Masdar City - a pivotal turning point in the city's…
Smart Cities Sign

Sustainable Cities: Smart Future, Meet Passive Past

To look 100 years into the future, we really need to look back 100 years to our past to learn from our predecessors.
Detroit Institute of the Arts, DIA, Detroit, Diego Riveral,

An Almost “Eco” Architectural and Automotive Tour of Detroit

While TriplePundit was in Michigan last week, we had an opportunity to drive a 2014 Ford Escape around Detroit for individual architectural tours.
Mané Garrincha National Stadium, 2014 World Cup, world cup, FIFA, Brazil, green building, Vicente Mello, Ian McKee, greening of the world cup, architecture, Brasilia

Brazil Hopes Massive Green Building Projects Create a Sustainable 2014 World Cup

For the 2014 World Cup, Brazil will roll out impressive facilities that could score LEED certification and add to its rich modern architecture…
Chronicle, Michael Macor

Archiopathy: Buildings Disregarding Other Buildings

Most of us know what a sociopath is. Maybe you’ve even met one. In psychology a sociopath is someone who disregards the rights…