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Luxury Apartment Living Goes Green...

Luxury Apartment Living Goes Green... | sustainable architecture | Scoop.it
In urban areas across the country, young professionals are clamoring for close-in, transit-oriented apartments that are as high-performance as they are luxurious.

In fact, nearly one-fifth of them will pay more for a green residence, according to a recent survey, and developers are responding with posh rental communities that encompass energy efficiency, healthy indoor air, and a walkable lifestyle.

Visit the link for six recently completed projects that provide sustainable, stylish multifamily living...

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Sustainable Architecture: Orange Groove Apartments

Sustainable Architecture: Orange Groove Apartments | sustainable architecture | Scoop.it
Orange Groove Apartment Building is a sustainable architecture building covers 5 units of apartment, designed by Brooks + Scarpa.

This green building is located in West Hollywood, and all of its five apartment units are set in north/south axis. They have 30 ft tall ceilings, and optimized daylight. The materials used are stucco, steel, glass and wood, very simple for apartment building. The floor plan for each apartment is also simple, with a spacious 1 bedroom, a large open downstairs for living, dining and a kitchen. Open floor plan is applied to allow the owner to customize the plan based on their needs...

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