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She moved into Seattle's aforementioned Denny Park Apartments, built through a five-year, $555 million initiative known as Green Communities that seeks to build more than 8,500 homes for low-income people in 23 states.
It would be pretty unreasonable to apply just one standard when some of the buildings we're talking about were built in the late 1800's and other were built six months ago," said Tim Hicks, vice president for the USGBC's LEED program.
Completed in August 2004 and located in Marunouchi, Japan's most prestigious office district, this 30-story building, designed by Mitsubishi Jissho Sekkei and built by a Takenaka Corporation-Taisei Corporation joint venture, combines office and retail space.
Although not a certified Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, which is developed for higher performance, it was built with high-performance design in mind and has many energy-saving features.
If there were any doubts about the durability of what had been built, they were happy to invite anyone to drive their car into the new cottage, with no concern for the walls; they're as tough as you can get
a chance to design a building that has never been built before?
Still, it's important to note that green requirements don't always get built into plans up front--and even when they are, there's often not enough overseeing to make sure they're being followed.
The pyramid still holds the record for the largest stone structure ever built.
Peter's Church, the world's only church built as part of a skyscraper.
With a run down, antiquated school building that's poorly built (not to mention architecturally uninteresting), the problems are obvious.
A well-designed passive solar home can be built to stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer while making use of a perfectly free resource, and thereby cutting energy costs dramatically.
According to Maloney, who spent 17 years developing the design with a group of "farsighted" investors, the ECCO House fits on one-tenth of an acre, can be built on any type of foundation anywhere in the country, and is easy to mortgage.
We wanted to do something we could walk by 20 years from now and say 'Wow, I can't believe we built it.
According to the Southface Institute of Atlanta, investing $500 in upfront construction cost saved $400 per year in operating costs for their affordable green built homes.
382(h)(3) because it was not built in "immediately before" the ownership change.