Helios House Interview from jeff thatcher on Vimeo. A video about the Helios House, the first LEED-certified gas station in the US, and first opened in 2007. Believe it or not, this is the only video of it online (worth watching at least). I find that so ridiculous.


I don’t always keep up with architecture news, so forgive me if this is just old news to everyone but me. Apparently, right near my house on Olympic and Robertson, is the nation’s first LEED certified gas station. This gas station known as Helios House was designed by Office dA in Boston and Johnston Marklee […]

One Bryant Park is the location of the Bank of America Tower, a skyscraper completed in 2008 by Cook+Fox Architects and the very first commercial tower to ever get LEED Platinum certification. I bike past this tower several times weekly and I’ve always wondered what it’s like to go inside. Now this video sort of […]

Two and a half years of still photos were compiled to make this loooonnnngggg time-lapse video showing the construction of the LEED-certified Cooper Union Academic Building in New York City. There’s a love-hate relationship between the city’s residents and this building (some think it’s ugly, some don’t) but I actually think it’s very nice. [via]