New Chicago Office Building to be Aggressive on Being Passive
Jun12

New Chicago Office Building to be Aggressive on Being Passive

An ecological building idea born in the United States in the 1970’s, then refined in the colder regions of Europe in the 2000’s, is coming home to Chicago’s West Town neighborhood. The new building being put up by Gold Coast real estate developer Mark Goodman & Associates at 310 North Sangamon Street is going to be the largest “passive house” office building in the nation. “Passive house”...

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The Germans Set Up Haus In Daley Plaza
Oct07

The Germans Set Up Haus In Daley Plaza

Editor’s note: Sorry this is late.  It was scheduled to auto-publish two weeks ago, but something went wrong with the system and it didn’t happen.  Das Haus left Chicago on September 30th.  It will be on display in Denver next week, if you happen to be out there.  A passive house has been erected in the center of one of Chicago’s most active plazas.  Das Haus is an energy-efficient structure designed to demonstrate...

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