Eco-Friendly Design And Construction Need To Go Mainstream

Auden Schendler wonders why you can't buy an eco-friendly house in any average subdivision in America.

"The idea of green building has not spread like wildfire. The mass-market building sector is oblivious. Most of the structures in trade magazines like Architectural Digest aren't green."

"Green building was supposed to be the road to the promised land, where good design meshed with stewardship for the benefit of all, while the bottom line remained intact. But if Moses were an architect, he would have come back from the mountain with 10 tablets of screw-ups and cover-ups."

Thanks to Grist.org

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