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3Dux|Design
Last modified 2023-04-25 14:35:19
https://www.3duxdesign.com
3Dux|Design provides kits for connecting cardboard for architecture and design and play, with design challenges and lesson plans.
Boston Architectural College Green Programs
Last modified 2008-09-02 13:35:25
http://www.the-bac.edu/green
Courses on design and building with energy and environmental concerns in mind.
Boston Society of Architects Foundation
Last modified 2019-03-30 09:48:10
https://www.architects.org/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.
Build Green Schools by the USGBC
Last modified 2008-07-18 15:03:10
http://www.buildgreenschools.org/
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."
Build It Solar
Last modified 2009-01-09 20:26:03
http://www.builditsolar.com
Solar energy projects from decades of development, including books and other resources from architects, builders, and other professionals and hobbyists.
Building Energy
Last modified 2007-03-21 13:46:03
http://buildingenergy.nesea.org/
Organized by the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association. Takes place every late winter in Boston.
Building Energy 2010 Student Design Competition
Last modified 2010-12-02 13:57:26
http://www.neseastudentdesigncompetition.com/
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.
BuildingScience.com
Last modified 2007-05-20 09:42:38
http://www.buildingscience.com/
Aggregates articles about the science relevant to architecture, generally promoting sustainable buildings.
Consortium for Advanced Residential Buildings
Last modified 2006-11-21 09:22:22
http://www.carb-swa.com/
Sponsored by NREL and DOE, promoting energy-efficient buildings and more. Publishes e-newsletter.
CUBE the Center for Understanding the Built Environment
Last modified 2018-03-18 13:46:34
https://cube-education.org
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.
Desert Research Institute - Renewable Energy Deployment and Display Facility
Last modified 2014-03-08 09:28:48
http://www.dri.edu/redd-green-living
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.
energypath
Last modified 2015-03-27 17:55:02
http://energypath.org
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.
Free House Plans and Free Green Home Plans
Last modified 2008-11-11 12:29:31
http://freegreen.com/
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.
Future City
Last modified 2024-02-13 07:25:27
https://futurecity.org/
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.
Green Building Rhode Island: Sustainability Instructor Credential
Last modified 2024-01-17 05:58:24
https://www.gbrionline.org/become-a-sustainability-instructor/#teacher
For $100/year (2024 rate) K-12 teachers can receive access to a network of teachers using and creating sustainability school curriculum, with training.
Green Building Rhode Island: Sustainability Instructor Credential
Last modified 2024-01-17 05:58:24
https://www.gbrionline.org/become-a-sustainability-instructor/#teacher
For $100/year (2024 rate) K-12 teachers can receive access to a network of teachers using and creating sustainability school curriculum, with training.
Green Built Tour New Mexico
Last modified 2008-10-13 19:22:35
http://www.greenbuilttour.net/
New Mexico chapter of the US Green Building Council organizes this spring set of tours of buildings, both residential and commercial.
Green Remodeling
Last modified 2007-10-26 17:50:56
http://www.calfinder.com/blog/category/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.
KidsBuild! at Boston Society of Architects
Last modified 2019-03-30 09:55:19
https://kidsbuild.org
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.
NEXT.cc journey>>Green Dollhouse
Last modified 2015-05-19 16:04:00
http://www.next.cc/journey/discovery/green-dollhouse
NEXT.cc presents a series of activities to explore designing green dollhouses.
Northeast Sustainable Energy Association
Last modified 2024-02-21 13:23:44
https://nesea.org/
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.
PowerPods
Last modified 2007-10-15 19:45:53
http://www.powerhouse-enterprises.com/ph_powerpods.html
A small house prebuilt with solar power, may be delivered in many configurations.
Rate It Green
Last modified 2007-11-13 15:14:35
http://www.rateitgreen.com/
An information-hub for green building, helps you find, rate, and review products and services in green building.
Saturn Resource Management
Last modified 2011-07-12 20:20:00
http://srmi.biz/
Saturn Resource Management provides publications, curriculum, and online training for building performance professionals and trainers.
Their publications are for professionals, trainers, and operators/homeowners.
The Center For Architecture Foundation
Last modified 2013-01-17 08:49:34
http://www.cfafoundation.org/
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.
U Maine Farmington Sustainable Architecture
Last modified 2009-01-11 09:56:47
http://umfedctr.wikispaces.com/Edu+Ctr+Welcome
Area teachers are welcome to take advantage of trips to the center to learn about sustainable architecture.
US Green Building Council headquarters
Last modified 2024-04-06 18:17:07
https://www.usgbc.org/
Part of our Field Trip Guide.

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