Monday, March 17, 2014

Would Frank Lloyd Wright Embrace Cargo Container Construction? His Architect Grandson Says Yes


National Real Estate Investor

Would Frank Lloyd Wright Embrace Cargo Container Construction? His Architect Grandson Says Yes

If the cargo container construction industry needs sanctioning, it has it now. Eric Lloyd Wright—iconic architect Frank Lloyd Wright's grandson and his former apprentice on such significant projects as the Guggenheim Museum—recently joined Three Squared Inc. as director of architectural vision for the real estate development company, which specializes in innovative cargo container construction solutions for multifamily, mixed-use and other commercial buildings.

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Retail Sustainability: What’s the Investor Perspective?


Sustainability has become an important consideration in the investment, development and operations of retail assets.

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Destiny USA Expansion Project Takes LEED in Retail to New Height

While many U.S. retail center owners are still figuring out ways to institute environmentally sustainable design and property management practices, some have become pioneers in the field. One such firm is the Pyramid Cos., which has achieved LEED Core and Shell certification for the 1.3-million-sq.-ft. expansion project at its Destiny USA center in Syracuse, N.Y.

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LEED: Not Just for Shiny, New Buildings


LEED certification may be most commonly associated with new construction, but the prestigious designation—which provides verification that a building has a reduced environmental impact—isn’t reserved just for shiny, brand-new buildings.

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