In its traditional Chicago neighborhood, Michael Yannell's new courtyard home has a distinctive butterfly-shaped roof that hides its 48 rooftop solar panels from street view.
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While not as pronounced as the California Academy of Sciences museum, I think it's safe to say that this undulating green roof covering the new h2hotel is just as beautiful. The hotel, which gets its name from being the sister to Hotel Healdsburg, was designed by David Baker + Partners and is pursuing LEED Gold certification. It's also a nominee for the People's Choice Award from the Redwood Empire Chapter of the AIA.
Thousands of building enthusiasts and professionals from across the globe participate at Greenbuild for three days of informative educational sessions, renowned speakers, green building tours, seminars, and various networking events. Chicago’s LEED-certified McCormick Place West on Lake Shore Drive is the host for this exciting annual event. Held from November 17 through November 19, 2010, retired U.S. General Colin L. Powell kicked off Greenbuild 2010.
The project was finished in May of 2010 and it includes a green roof, a living machine to process waste water, geothermal heating and cooling, plus a plethora of other sustainable strategies.