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From Green to Sustainable: Keeping it Honest

Geof Syphers, Chief Sustainability Officer at Codding Enterprises and Kevin Hydes, CEO of deep green building services engineering company, Integral Group, and former Chair of the World Green Building Council (pictured left to right) discuss the relative strengths of One Planet Living and LEED methodologies for sustainable community developments. Ever been in this situation? A […]

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10 May Posted by in +Speaking, Canada, North America, United States | Comments Off

May 29 2011, Vancouver: One Planet Districts at Living Future

Presenters: Vincent Martinez, Director of Research for Architecture 2030; Brett Phillips, LEED-AP is the sustainability project manager for Unico; David Cutler, AIA; Greg Searle, One Planet Lifestyles;  Moderator: Peter Dobrovolny – Green Building Specialist, City of Seattle Green Building, Washington Neighborhood and community standards, like the Living Building Challenge V2 and One Planet Communities, provide compelling visions of what our built […]

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16 Apr Posted by in +Speaking, News, United States, Workshop Facilitation | Comments Off

April 7 2011, Rosemount MN: Greg Searle helps lead community meeting on UMore Park

April 7 2011, Rosemount MN: Greg Searle helps lead community meeting on UMore Park

Thursday, April 7, 2011 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., formal program at 5:45 p.m. Rosemount Community Center, 13885 South Robert Trail, Rosemount, MN More than 150 people attended the April 7 public forum to learn more about the goals for sustainability for the future community at UMore Park and to share ideas. The forum began […]

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Annual Review of Sonoma Mountain Village published

Annual Review of Sonoma Mountain Village published

As part of the ongoing endorsement of Sonoma Mountain Village (SOMO) in California, USA, BioRegional has recently reviewed the progress against the project’s One Planet Action Plan. SOMO’s developer, Codding Enterprises, have been operating within a particularly difficult economic climate resulting in the delay of construction of the new build residential phase. However, a significant […]

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21 Jan Posted by in News, One Brighton, UK | Comments

Setting up a sustainable food enterprise at One Brighton

Hello, I’m Amy Anslow and I live in Brighton Belle at One Brighton. I had been living in Brighton for a few months when my sister Ruth decided to relocate here. We wanted to continue working up an idea for a joint business venture – a social enterprise dedicated to healthy, sustainable and affordable food. […]

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Oct 27 2010, Portland OR: One Planet Training at EcoDistricts Summit

Tuesday October 26 2010 @ 10:45am PST. Greg Searle of BioRegional North America and Indigo Teiwes of Carbon Advantage will be speaking on metrics and footprinting at the EcoDistrict Summit in Portland. The conference will focus on learning from integrated district-scale sustainability projects and will explore the topics of district utilities, green buildings, smart grid, transportation, urban […]

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Oct 19-20 2010, Mexico City: One Planet Lectures at Universidad Iberoamericana

Mexico City. For the second year, Greg Searle of BioRegional North America will be giving a 2-night seminar and workshop for a Diploma Course in “Design of Sustainable Communities at the Architecture Department of the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City October 19-20. He will be joined by Daniel Viliesid of newly-formed BioRegional Mexico.

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Oct 15 2010, Washington DC: One Planet panel at the Urban Land Institute’s Fall Meeting

Greg Searle will join Daniel Vilisied of newly-formed BioRegional Mexico, Stockton Preserve developer David Nelson and Petite Rivière developer Suzanne Deschamps in Washington DC on October 15 for a panel dedicated to lessons learned from One Planet Communities at the Urban Land Institute’s annual Fall Meeting – a leading national conference on the built environment. […]

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New York Times on Masdar City: “technical brilliance”, exclusivity

Abu Dbhabi. An excerpt: It’s only as people arrive at their destination that they will become aware of the degree to which everything has been engineered for high-function, low-consumption performance. The station’s elevators have been tucked discreetly out of sight to encourage use of a concrete staircase that corkscrews to the surface. And on reaching the […]

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Sep 22 2010, Toronto: One Planet House Retrofit seminar @ Green Building Festival

Toronto. Scott Demark of Build Green Solutions will present on his project to transform his home using the One Planet approach. Download the Powerpoint here (25,899 KB). Seminar Synopsis: One Planet House Retrofit. This seminar is an in-depth case study of a deep green sustainability retrofit in Ottawa, Canada. This project involves the demolition of […]

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