By LiveOAK Staff on August 12, 2010
The New Yorker’s Paul Goldberger talks with Richard Cook of Cook + Fox Architects, the designer behind the new Bank of America Tower, the largest LEED Platinum certified building in the world. Cook and Goldberger discuss sustainable architecture, the use of nature in design, and the debates over the LEED standard. Video via The New Yorker Image [...]
By Timothy Hurst on March 8, 2010
Mirjam Münch, from the Solar Energy and Building Physics Laboratory at EPFL in Switzerland compares the quality of lighting conditions in offices that use artificial lighting versus those that use redirected daylight. Munch shows how redirected daylight can help regulate the circadian rhythms of office workers more naturally. via FORA.tv
By Timothy Hurst on February 22, 2010
Recently at TED2010, Bill Gates unveiled his vision for the world’s energy future, describing the need for “miracles” to avoid planetary catastrophe and explaining why he’s backing a dramatically different type of nuclear reactor.
By Timothy Hurst on February 17, 2010
Sure there are entire fleets switching over to EVs, diesel hybrids, and natural gas-powered cars and trucks, but there’s also massive fleet vehicle energy savings in simple–often behavioral–steps.