Sustainable Ranch Renovation Keeps Mid-Century Style

Posted by Green Builder Staff

Dec 9, 2016 10:42:50 AM

Visible changes blended with hidden additions make this home sustainable from top to bottom.

Photos by Robert M. Cain, Architect

CALL IT A CASE OF AGE before beauty. When a 1950s ranch-style home just outside of downtown Atlanta began to show its years, the owners decided it was time for a “redux.” The 2,100-square-foot dwelling was completely gutted and renovated to include several sustainable features and eye-catching design work on the interior and exterior.

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The World’s Most Amazing Office Buildings

Posted by Green Builder Staff

Dec 6, 2016 10:34:05 AM

by Alina Fisher

We’ve scoured the globe to highlight some fantastic office buildings that we would all love to be working in. Although each of these structures look very different, they share a common thread of innovation and precision. And each adds a sense of art to the cityscape they are situated in.

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Green Packaging Market - Worldwide Analysis and Predictions

Posted by Green Builder Staff

Nov 14, 2016 3:31:29 PM

The green packaging market across the globe is expected to experience a stable growth from 2015 to 2021.

Green packaging alternatively known as sustainable packaging market is segmented on the basis of application, packaging type and geography.

The packaging type is further bifurcated into recycled content packaging, reusable packaging and degradable packaging. The various categories of recycled content packaging are paper packaging, plastic packaging, metal packaging and glass packaging among others. The reusable packaging is divided into drums, plastic container and others. On the basis of application the green packaging market has been segmented into food and beverage packaging, personal care packaging, health care packaging and others. By geography, the green packaging market has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World (RoW).

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Surplus Shipping Containers as an Eco-Friendly Housing Solution

Posted by Green Builder Staff

Sep 28, 2016 11:09:38 AM

Surplus shipping containers are plentiful, and some say even aesthetically pleasing, so here is how some say they make an eco-friendly housing solution.

From, we found this story on how shipping containers are being used as student housing, floating showrooms, a store, self-contained farming units and even a replica of Stonehenge.

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Do Inner-Outer Courtyards Give Us Homes Designed for Climate Change?

Posted by Ben Mancini, Guest Contributor

Sep 20, 2016 10:21:11 AM

“The only way to implement our vision
for society is to bring it down to the
situation of a single household” Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche

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