The modern world is inherently self-destructive. We use natural resources, create products and services and consume them. Indeed, it’s a never ending race, and we’re doing so more aggressively and with greater efficiency that at any other point in recorded history. If we don’t slow down, or change gears, how much longer can we continue? Enter the simple notion of regeneration.
The Golden State Warriors are building a new green arena. The club’s decision to build a new arena has earned it quite a few headlines. Currently, the Warriors play their home games in Oakland, at Oracle Arena. The new arena will be in the Mission Bay neighborhood of San Francisco. Called the Chase Center, it’s beginning to generate a decent amount of excitement, and the Warriors, for their part, say it will be the best arena in the NBA.
Southface has spent the last 25 years helping architects, homebuilders, homeowners and other residential construction professionals incorporate earth-friendly building practices into everyday lives. Every year, hundreds visit the Southface Energy and Environmental Resource Center — a model home in downtown Atlanta that showcases more than 100 “real-world” solutions for environmental living.
Florida’s Future – is a Choice. How we choose to build that future is up to us. To address just that, and promote sustainable building and more repsonsible development, Florida’s Green Building Coalition was formed. And to get the word out, the FGBC presents Greentrends 2005 from May 25-27, 2005 in Sarasota.