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Are LEED Skyscrapers Our Biggest Energy Hogs?

Are LEED Skyscrapers Our Biggest Energy Hogs?

In an excellent article for The New Republic, Sam Roudman brilliantly tackles many of the same, timely issues as Michael Mehaffy and Nikos Salingaros in "Why Green Architecture Hardly Ever Deserves the Name." Roudman unpacks the loop-holes of LEED, most notably how it ignores a building's intended use, which often make a building anything but sustainable at all. Read the whole article at The New Republic.

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Cite: Vanessa Quirk. "Are LEED Skyscrapers Our Biggest Energy Hogs?" 01 Aug 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/408234/are-leed-skyscrapers-our-biggest-energy-hogs/> ISSN 0719-8884
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