23 Apr '12, 4pm

What's Wrong With This Picture? It's Called "Sustainable" and "Holistic Green Building."

What's Wrong With This Picture? It's Called "Sustainable" and "Holistic Green Building."

Brick Industry Association/Promo image Brick lasts a very long time, needs very little maintenance, and has good thermal mass. It is widely touted as a green building material, and rightly so. But then the brick Industry goes and spoils it all with their Annual Brick Awards , and this ridiculous press release where they show four monster houses, way beyond McMansions, all houses for the .001%, all under the headline: Architects Use Genuine Clay Brick for Sustainable Home Building Holistic Green Building include Exteriors, Interiors, Landscaping According to the description for this one, This Georgian revival house was designed for a retired couple who wanted a classic architectural design, an efficient plan with one floor living, and low maintenance construction....The plan has a large first floor which contains all the essential living spaces coupled with a much smaller f...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/green-architecture/whats-wrong-...

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