Tag Archives: Green Architecture

The resurrection of shipping containers

I found the Sleeping Around Pop-Up mobile hotel (please see my previous post) so fascinating and decided to dig a bit further, and found a relevant article in Design Boom on the background of its inception. I’ve seen a few … Continue reading

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Hail all natural building materials… let their beauty shine through

Santiago-based Architecture Firm AATA Arquitectos Asociados has a knack for bringing to life eco-friendly concepts with a modern twist. See my other post on their prefab green cubes in Easter Islasnd, the Morerava Eco Cabins.  AATA has brought their design to … Continue reading

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Green & Chic | The Ambrose, Santa Monica, CA

By Dian Hasan | May 28, 2010 The Ambrose Hotel, a chic small boutique hotel in Santa Monica may just be one of the pioneers in green hotels. In 2008, the Ambrose was awarded the first Leadership in Energy and … Continue reading

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Rainforest Alliance ~ helping spread the green message, one business at a time

By Dian Hasan | September 23, 2009 For hotels and resort companies and other travel-related business that have been left in the dust amid the latest wave of “going green”, scratching their heads for the umpteenth time wanting to pursue … Continue reading

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Eco Tourism in the Middle East: Jordan

Between all of the eco guesthouses popping up and the Israeli Tourism Ministry trying to go green by 2009, there’s no absence of environmentally friendly vacation options in Israel (hint hint, to all those out-of-towners planning their summer vacations in … Continue reading

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Jordan’s Feynan Eco Lodge Named One of the Top 50 Eco Lodges in the World

Feynan Eco Lodge, one of several eco tourist destinations in Jordan, has been rated by National Geographic as one of the top 50 eco lodges in the world and one of the top 10 eco lodges located in deserts, jungles, … Continue reading

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Indonesia’s Green School a ‘seed in nature’

The past few months have seen the global economic crisis push the issue of climate change into the background. But for one school in Indonesia, protecting the environment is the very reason it is open. It’s called Green School, and … Continue reading

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