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Greenbuild 2008
U.S. Green Building Council’s annual expo in Boston

GreenSource sent a team of reporters to Boston for the U.S.  Green Building Council’s annual expo. Read their coverage of Greenbuild  2008—from new products on the tradeshow floor to plenary sessions to  parties—at The Greenbuild Blog.


Photo courtesy William Hanley

Bill McKibben

Watch a brief series of video interviews with Greenbuild panelists and speakers, who discuss topics ranging from zero-energy developments to climate change to the moral and ecological obligations of architects, in our video library.

Image courtesy William Hanley and Jenna M. McKnight

The Green Scene

In our Greenbuild photo gallery, view and comment on images of people, products, and places taken during the three-day conference. You can also sign in to upload your own images from Greenbuild.

Photo courtesy William Hanley

Green Boston
Macallen Condominiums

The host city for this year’s Greenbuild conference boasts some of the country’s most interesting sustainable architecture. Follow the links below to read stories and watch video related to Boston’s green buildings.

From GreenSource:

Boston’s Green Revolution: How an old city learns new sustainable tricks

The Boston Children’s Museum broadens it’s green agenda with a sustainable renovation and expansion by hometown firm Cambridge Seven Associates.

The Garthwaite Center: A case study of a science and arts center at the Cambridge School in Weston, Massachusetts. video

The Macallen Condominiums: A case study of an AIA/COTE Award-winning residential project. video

 

From Architectural Record:

Boston’s Best Buildings: Local architects select their favorite Boston buildings, including several exemplary green projects.

Boston Children’s Museum: A case study of Boston’s first LEED certified museum, which was designed by Cambridge Seven Associates. video

Boston's Top 10 Buildings in the 21st Century: Susan and Michael Southworth, authors of the AIA Guide to Boston, point out their favorite new buildings in the city.

City Guide: Architectural Record offers a guide to Boston’s architecture, art, nightlife, and more.

John Palmieri and Kairos Shen: An interview with the Boston planners, who discuss the city’s mandate that large buildings must meet LEED criteria—but not necessarily seek certification.

Pictured: Macallen Condominiums / Photo © John Horner Photography

Greenbuild 2007

View our coverage from Greenbuild 2008 and Greenbuild 2007, including blog posts, reader photo galleries, interviews with Thom Mayne and Bill McKibben, and more.

Pictured: Greenbuild expo floor

 

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