Green Architecture


October/November 2007




Cover of Issue 18

Featured in this issue:


London Calling


The intrepid Brits reinvent themselves once again. Check out our insider’s guide to this forward-thinking, earth-friendly tourist mecca.


By Zoe Cormier & Giovanna Dunmall / Illustrations by Alex Williamson



Restoring the River of Life


Fifty years ago, the wild salmon population in the Columbia River Gorge plunged when the Dalles Dam was completed near Celilo Falls. Today, the local Indians who've fished there for centures have led the charge to protect the ecosystem's fragile health. A day on the river with these Indians conveys their passion for protecting wild salmon


By Ken Olsen



Function over Form?


Architect Travis Price thinks the green building movement he’s been part of for thirty years has veered off course—and his new book makes a case for restoring the movement to its spiritual and aesthetic center. But will his words get through?


By Lisa Selin Davis



Letter from the Editor


Building Blocks


By Mark Spellun




Spectrum:

One Shot: Sculpting with the Fishes


By Annemarie Conte



Articles of Faith


By Tobin Hack



Dilemma


We've always heard that burning leaves is bad for the environment. Is that true?



Guiding Light


An Icelandic lighthouse that doubles as a research station


By Adam Spangler



Going Places: Atlanta


Taking a Bite Out of the Big Peach


By Ken Edelstein



Squeeze Play


Natural Toothpastes


By Deborah Snoonian



Back to the Butter Churn


By Ragan Sutterfield



The Big Picture: Batten Down the Hatches


By Jessica Hagy



Burning Question


Global warming or climate change: which term do you prefer?



Counting Sheep


By Amy Zavatto



Current:


People: Labor of Lovins


The cofounder of Rocky Mountain Institute talks about America's path to becoming more energy efficient


By Tracie Mcmillan



Tech: A Mighty Wind


Rooftop wind turbines are an increasingly popular way to generate electricity in cities.


By Susan Cosier



Tech: Mulling Over Your Windmill


Tips for installing a wind turbine


By Susan Cosier



Business: Better Bank for Your Buck


In search of an eco-friendly bank? Look no further


By Liz Galst



Motion: Up, Up, and Away


A new transit system would convert old airplanes into speedy trains


By Dianna Dilworth



Thinking: Oh, the Places He’s Been


The adventuresome Richard Bangs; a dispach from the authors of "The Death of Environmentalism"; Diane Ackerman's The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story


By Nathalie Jordi



Thinking: Death Warmed Over


By Christine Thomas



Thinking: The House Under a Crazy Star


By David Zuckerman



Thinking: New and Noteworthy


By Susan Cosier



Wild World: Bambi on Birth Control


The biggest challenge to managing animal populations with contraceptives may be getting people to agree about it


By Jennifer Weeks




Living:


Home: Salvage Station


A warehouse-turned-condo blends cool with conscience


By David Sokol



Home: Cover Story


Wall coverings to brighten up your digs



Retreads: Let’s Dish


Brooklyn artist Sarah Cihat breathes new life into old tableware


By Jennifer Acosta Scott



Retreads: Do it Yourself


Decorate your Dishware



Style: High Fashion, Low Impact


The year-old Kaight boutique mixes chich designs with smarter fabrics


By Alison Sherbach



Style: Manicure Makeover


By Jessica Tzerman



Style: Label Alert


Expiration dates for cosmetics


By J.T.



Food: Fish Tales


Navigate the oft-murky waters of farmed, sustainable, and organic aquaculture


By Christy Harrison



Food: Solid Seafood Choices


Eco-friendly fish farms



Food: Recipe


Sauteed Char with Fennel Salad and Mango Vinaigrette


By Rick Moonen



Green Gear:


Class Act


These back-to-school basics will brighten up any dorm room.



Plenty Labs:


The Last Word: Movin' On Up


Relocating an existing house proved more rewarding than building a new one


By Leslie Petrovski




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