Green Building

Portland Framework Building

Portland Gets on Board With Tall Wood Construction

Portland, Oregon, is getting a new 12-story building with an innovative award-winning design – and it’s going to be built with wood. The Framework building, planned for Portland’s Pearl District, will be a mixed-use retail, office and residential space, and… Read More
Hills At Vallco

California Gets World’s Largest Green Roof

You don’t usually think of taking the elevator up to the roof to enjoy your lunch in the park, but that’s exactly what shoppers in Cupertino are going to be able to do once the world’s largest green rooftop is … Read More
Origine condominium complex, opening in 2017

Wood Construction Reaches New Heights in Quebec

Wood construction is about to hit a new milestone as the tallest wooden building ever built in North America is set to begin construction in Quebec City. The tallest wooden building in North America is currently the Wood Innovation and… Read More
living things

Bringing Décor to Life with Photosynthetic Furniture

Say goodbye to the houseplants you keep forgetting to water, and embrace a new trend: decorative, functional microorganisms. Innovations in industrial and architectural design might soon bring photosynthesis into your home in a completely new way – by building algae… Read More

Visit Organic Mattress Factory Naturepedic

Right in my hometown of Chagrin Falls is the nation’s leading certified organic mattress and accessories maker, Naturepedic. The company was founded more than a decade ago by environmental engineer Barry A. Cik after he realized he couldn’t buy a… Read More