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Green Building News ItemsWill Townes joins Beard+Riser Architects - Mississippi Business Journal10/8/2018 11:28:57 AM
Will Townes joins Beard+Riser Architects Mississippi Business Journal A licensed architect in the State of Mississippi and a U.S. Green Building Council LEED Accredited Professional, his experience include 7 years with design-build firms and 14 years with architectural practices, including the past 4 in Oxford. Townes ...
Meet the 40 Under 40 class of 2018 - Building Design + Construction (press release)9/28/2018 11:10:26 AM
Building Design + Construction (press release) Meet the 40 Under 40 class of 2018 Building Design + Construction (press release) BArch, Mississippi State University. ACCOMPLISHMENTS. First African-American architect born, educated, and practicing in Mississippi . Established five-person firm (2013), serving state government, local colleges, and private-sector clients. Alumnus ...
Mississippi River Diversions Could Save Louisiana's Drowning Coast - Engineering News-Record8/9/2018 12:37:51 PM
Engineering News-Record Mississippi River Diversions Could Save Louisiana's Drowning Coast Engineering News-Record The reconnection, which will divert a portion of the Mississippi River, has been discussed for more than 30 years. Two such diversions are finally under design, to be funded by fines from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill. The first of ... and more »
The Bitter Battle to Turn an Old Factory Into a 21st Century 'Eco-Village' - WIRED7/4/2018 9:02:07 AM
WIRED The Bitter Battle to Turn an Old Factory Into a 21st Century 'Eco-Village' WIRED But the Ford site is poised for a dramatic rebirth: Over the next 20 years, these 122 acres overlooking the Mississippi River are slated to grow into a dense mixed-use neighborhood designed to be a showpiece of energy efficiency, smart design ...
How an Ambitious Minnesota Eco-Project Became a Density Battleground - CityLab6/26/2018 1:53:43 PM
CityLab How an Ambitious Minnesota Eco-Project Became a Density Battleground CityLab Ford's Twin Cities Assembly Plant in St. Paul, Minnesota opened in 1925 to build Model Ts in a state-of-the-art facility powered by a hydroelectric dam on the Mississippi River. At its peak, the factory employed 1,800 well-paid UAW workers in a 2 ... and more »
Louisiana wants to divert the Mississippi River to restore its coast - Inhabitat5/15/2018 3:30:24 PM
Inhabitat Louisiana wants to divert the Mississippi River to restore its coast Inhabitat Of all the states dealing with global warming, Louisiana may have been hit the hardest. According to NPR, Louisiana has lost a staggering amount of coastline – more than 2,000 square miles – over the past 100 years. State officials have attempted ... and more »
Green design of buildings and communities creates healthier, sustainable living environments - Mississippi Business Journal3/22/2018 11:40:47 AM
Green design of buildings and communities creates healthier, sustainable living environments Mississippi Business Journal The U.S. Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) guidelines are now used by many federal projects, as well as state and local governmental projects and private developments. “The purpose of the guidelines is to ...
Renewable - Alternative Energy News ItemsSolar Powered Boat RA - YouTube7/9/2013 5:30:30 PM
YouTube Solar Powered Boat RA YouTube An experimental solar powered boat named "RA", is traveling the Inter Coastal Waterway, attempting to navigate America's Great Loop from Florida to Canada then back down the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico. 15 solar panels supply the power to ...