0 Ellen Marie Siloy January 20, 2013
Suburbia promises more space, affordability, family life and upward mobility but after 50 years the population of the suburban has exploded, the start of realization takes place. As we enter the 21st century serious questions are beginning to emerge about the sustainability of this way of life.
0 Ellen Marie Siloy January 13, 2013
Mike Reynolds as a passionate visionary has attracted others in his campaign in building affordable and self sustaining homes. The feature-length documentary not only emphasize sustainable designs but shows the great political and economic hurdles anyone will have to face when hoping to make a positive change. A brilliantly constructed film, the documentary was shot… Continue Reading »
0 Ellen Marie Siloy January 11, 2013
Curator Susan Piedmont-Palladino interviews the members of the “green team” that collaborated in the construction of the National Building Museum. Only a block away from the White House, the building aims for a Platinum LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environment Design) certification. The sustainable design concepts are presented emphasizing the need for cooperation from the… Continue Reading »
0 Ellen Marie Siloy January 10, 2013
This special episode of Futuris reveals some interesting innovations in sustainable energy which are currently being tested and developed in laboratories and cities across Europe. From greener buildings, to greener transport, humans will need to become more energy efficient if we continue the current trend of migrating in huge numbers from the countryside, to large… Continue Reading »