Green Public Buildings

Grist.org
August 10, 2007

Green building has grown up, from a tiny movement of hands-on idealists to an increasingly mainstream business sector that erects office towers and research centers. Sure, the structures on this list aren’t as low-impact as yurts or straw-bale homes, but they represent green building on a broader, more public scale—where energy efficiency and sustainably sourced materials come together to touch the lives of the many rather than the few.

Check out Grist’s list of 15 green public buildings.

Here’s their list of 15 green colleges and universities.