Other stories by Christina%20Koch

  • Water Is Earth's Life Support

    This issue of eco-structure examines the burgeoning water crisis, specifically how buildings can conserve and reclaim water.

  • Sustainable Courthouse Welcomes Community

    The Wayne L. Morse United States Courthouse not only stands as an artistic expression for future generations, it also considers those generations by exemplifying the definition of sustainability.

  • Looking to a Green Future

    What can we expect for the green-building movement and our planet?

  • Acknowledging the Best in Green

    As the nation’s presidential election draws near, this issue of eco-structure brings you a snapshot of Sen. John McCain's (R-Ariz.) and Sen. Barack Obama’s (D-Ill.) platforms regarding energy and the environment.

  • World Leaders Should Fight Global Warming

    Editor in Chief, Christina Koch, discusses rebuilding communities devestated by natural disasters in a sustainable manner in order to reduce human-induced global warming.

  • Learning from the Past

    On occasion, I revisit my past and smile at my teenage ideals or remember sights, sounds and emotions linked to a particular event in my life.

  • Sustainability Challenges in the Office

    Working from home can be extremely environmentally friendly, so I can’t help but notice all the things done inefficiently in an office.

  • Change for a Green Future

    My second major in college was American history. I never tire of reading about brave Americans who faced adversity to make our nation a better place.

  • Winery Leads to Nature

    By using simple, natural materials and blurring the lines between indoors and out, the Novelty Hill Januik Winery in Woodinville, Wash., connects wine enthusiasts to nature.

  • Desert Museums Stress Natural Resource Dependence

    Two green museums in California educate visitors about the connection between water and life.