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  • Architecture as Education

    David Orr, the Paul Sears distinguished professor of environmental studies and politics at Oberlin College, discusses ecological design, resilience, and high-performance building.

  • Life as a Tree

    Ten years later, the Adam Joseph Lewis Center for Environmental Studies at Oberlin College continues to evolve, which is exactly what its designers intended.

  • Reclaimed Wood Flooring From HomerWood

    HomerWood. Reclaimed Hardwood flooring is crafted from slow-growth Appalachian timber from deconstructed barns in Ohio, Virginia, and Pennsylvania. The kiln-dried wood features character markings such as nail holes, cracks, and mineral streaks. It comes with the companys low-luster Oil Naturals...

  • Cincinnati AIA Compares LEED and NGBS

    The first-ever comparison of the two national green building rating systems finds common ground as well as differences.

  • Vice President Biden Kicks Off New Energy Efficiency Effort

    Austin, Philadelphia, and Seattle are among 25 communities that will receive funding from the $425 million Recovery Act to be used for energy efficiency retrofits for commercial buildings and houses.

  • Cleveland Green Home Teaches Students, Supports Ronald McDonald House

    Student-constructed ANSI-Silver house includes straw-bale wall, zero-VOC paints, high-performance windows, and other resource-efficient features.

  • New Lease on Life

    A 1970s laboratory building gets an upgrade alongside a high-performing addition at the University of Cincinnati

  • Ohio State's Solar House I

    From its barn siding to its locally sourced materials, OSU’s Solar Decathlon entry channels the Buckeye State inside and out.

  • The Week in Green: Sept. 5-11

    A roundup of green building news, including Yale’s sustainable homes exhibition and Ohio’s loan discount program for green retrofits.

  • Innovative Green Projects: 2009

    Seven of the most innovative green projects of 2009.