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- KidsBuild! at Boston Society of Architects
KidsBuild! is a program of the Boston Society of Architects Foundation. It is an annual event where kids design and learn about the built environment.
- Boston Society of Architects Foundation
The BSA Foundation for Architecture and Design engages the public in the importance and power of design. The BSA collaborates with organizations and community-based audiences. The BSA hosts a public display space and meeting areas.
The BSA Foundation distributes small grants for K12 and community design initiatives.
Annual events for the public include KidsBuild! and Family Design Day.
- CUBE the Center for Understanding the Built Environment
Architects and educators have created lesson plans for school groups to study their built environment. Many of the lessons would be great help to any field trip.
- NEXT.cc journey>>Green Dollhouse
NEXT.cc presents a series of activities to explore designing green dollhouses.
EnergyPath is an annual conference for those interested in renewable and sustainable energy and technologies, organized by the Sustainable Energy Fund. In 2015, the conference is held in Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA.
- Future City
Over 30,000 middle-school age students participate in Future City every year, in dozens of regional events. With a mentor from the field of engineering, participants study the dynamics of growth and resources, then engineer, design, and build a future city. Teachers organize and guide teams through the projects.
- Desert Research Institute - Renewable Energy Deployment and Display Facility
Part of our Field Trip Guide.
A showcase of sustainable materials, renewable resources, and efficiency. The REDD is also home to visiting undergraduate and graduate students researching renewable energy, engineering, and more.
- The Center For Architecture Foundation
The Center for Architecture Foundation promotes public understanding and appreciation of architecture and design through educational programs for K-12 students and teachers, families, and the general public.
- Saturn Resource Management
Saturn Resource Management provides publications, curriculum, and online training for building performance professionals and trainers.
Their publications are for professionals, trainers, and operators/homeowners.
- Northeast Sustainable Energy Association
The Northeast Sustainable Energy Association, NESEA, organizes Building Energy, an annual conference for sustainable-building professionals and consumers; Sustainable Green (Yellow) Pages; a magazine; and supportive programs promoting sustainable energy and building.
- Building Energy 2010 Student Design Competition
Teams of design/architecture students will compete to redesign a site at a once prominent brewery in Portsmouth NH. Deadline for the 2010 competition is Dec 31, 2010. See the site for registration and rules.
- U Maine Farmington Sustainable Architecture
Area teachers are welcome to take advantage of trips to the center to learn about sustainable architecture.
- Build It Solar
Solar energy projects from decades of development, including books and other resources from architects, builders, and other professionals and hobbyists.
- Free House Plans and Free Green Home Plans
FreeGreen's staff of architects and designers provide free plans to energy-saving, healthy, smart homes. Plans can be customized for a fee to handle different needs such as limited-shape lots.
- Green Built Tour New Mexico
New Mexico chapter of the US Green Building Council organizes this spring set of tours of buildings, both residential and commercial.
- Boston Architectural College Green Programs
Courses on design and building with energy and environmental concerns in mind.
- Build Green Schools by the USGBC
U.S. Green Building Council offers this web site about school buildings made green from the start. They define green as "a school building or facility that creates a healthy environment that is conducive to learning while saving energy, resources and money."
- Rate It Green
An information-hub for green building, helps you find, rate, and review products and services in green building.
- Green Remodeling
Periodic articles on green building, especially about adding energy efficient or renewable or sustainable technologies to a residence. Part of a web site that helps Californians find contractors for home improvements.
A small house prebuilt with solar power, may be delivered in many configurations.
Aggregates articles about the science relevant to architecture, generally promoting sustainable buildings.
- Building Energy
Organized by the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association. Takes place every late winter in Boston.
- Consortium for Advanced Residential Buildings
Sponsored by NREL and DOE, promoting energy-efficient buildings and more. Publishes e-newsletter.
- Green Dollhouse Challenge Oct 2010 workshop notes
- GreenDollhouseChallengeWorkshop20101029.pdf (file size:93,797 bytes)
- Written by Shawn Reeves, to spur discussion among NYS STEM teachers about how to start the Green Dollhouse Challenge.