Today’s Solutions: June 19, 2024

Retrofitting demonstrates the

Retrofitting demonstrates the profitability of green industry

Research has shown that it is possible for our world to be sustainable and profitable, but transitioning away from the fossil fuel industry requires the transfer of job skills. In England, this shift is already taking place with the growth of the green home retrofitting industry. The Manchester Read More...

Tao Zhu Yin Yuan, a LEED Gold-certified high-rise slated for completion in the second half of 2021.

This skyscraper in Taipei features a carbon-absorbing vertical forest

According to the World Green Building Council, our built environment is responsible for almost 40 percent of the world’s carbon footprint. Facing a dire need to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions, architects and urban planners must ensure that our future buildings have the smallest negative Read More...

This sustainable building is h

This sustainable building is home to more than 1,000 trees

What if a building could host more plants than the entire nearby park? This is the vision of designer Koichi Takada Architects who plans to build a beautiful green Urban Forest in Brisbane, Australia.  The proposed building would be covered in 1,000 trees and 20,000 plants, including 259 native Read More...

This new office complex is lit

This new office complex is literally the greenest building in Europe

Now more than ever, cities around the world are starting to recognize the importance of green spaces within their urban environments. And in some cities, this sort of development is embodied directly in the buildings themselves. Düsseldorf, for example, has recently unveiled a new office Read More...

Danny Kennedy: Solar energy en

Danny Kennedy: Solar energy entrepreneur

Actress Cate Blanchett applauds Danny Kennedy's work in the solar power industry. He helped in turning the Sydney Theatre Company into a green building. Cate Blanchett | Jan/Feb 2010 issue   I first met Danny through my husband, Andrew, and have followed his work on clean energy for years. Read More...