Posts Tagged ‘sustainability’

EarthX: Coexisting With Nature, Mobile Greenhouse & Workplace Design

Posted by Taylor Lowder

EarthX, the world’s largest environmental festival, included exhibitors from a number of universities and other educational groups this past weekend at Fair Park in Dallas. 

Attendees could explore careers in science, technology, education, art, and math as well as learn …

Celebrating Earth Day Around Dallas-Fort Worth

Posted by Taylor Lowder

With Earth Day coming up Sunday, April 22, we’ve found local events celebrating sustainability. Highlights include EarthX at Fair Park, the award-winning Denton Redbud Festival, Earth Day Weekend at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, as well as various community …

UTA Names Adrian Parr to Lead College of Architecture, Planning & Public Affairs

Posted by Lance Murray

The appointment of Adrian Parr as the new dean of the College of Architecture, Planning, and Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Arlington has an added benefit for the school — her husband, architect Michael Zaretsky, will join

Future of the Home Is ‘Less Toxic,’ ‘More Sustainable’ TreeHouse CEO Says

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Homeowners don’t have to put shiny solar panels on the roof or buy a Tesla Powerwall to store that solar energy to reduce energy consumption.

Truth is, adding insulation and a smart thermostat can make an environmental impact without breaking …

Innovative Spaces: GoodWork Opens Doors With Focus on Wellness, Sustainability

Posted by Heather Noel

After almost two years of renovation, an abandoned warehouse near the Dallas Farmers Market has been given new life as an eco-friendly mixed-used development.

The 60,000-square-foot property at 1808 S. Good Latimer Expressway includes coworking, residential lofts, a coffee shop, …

How a Dallas Meeting Will Help Bring Renewable Energy to a Pacific Island Country

Posted by Heather Noel

By 2025, the Republic of Palau wants 45 percent of its energy to come from renewable power and the plan to make that happen all started in — Dallas.

It was a happenstance meeting.

GridMarket CEO Nick Davis was attending …

Former Pro Basketball Player Switches to Home Development

Posted by Kerry Curry

Former professional basketball player Edwin Tatum has launched a Dallas residential development company focused entirely on modern homes with an international flair.

Tatum’s company, Detate Property Group, is in the process of identifying and acquiring property in several Dallas-Fort …

SMU Prof, Local Agencies to Fight South Dallas’ Food Desert With New Seedling Farm

Posted by Jewels Clark

A Southern Methodist University professor and collection of community partners are stepping up to combat South Dallas’ food insecurity issues with a new seedling farm at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center’s Freedom Garden.

The farm, which will celebrate …

Dallas Urban Farms Will Grow Fresh Produce for Chef Bruno Davaillon’s New Restaurant

Posted by Mallory Houser

Chef Bruno Davaillon will soon make a long-awaited comeback to the Dallas restaurant scene and with it he’ll team with local urban farmers to grow fresh ingredients onsite via hydroponics. 

Dallas Urban Farms

Chef Bruno Davaillon was previously executive chef at Rosewood Mansion

Kimberly-Clark, WWF Working to Raise Awareness About Sustainable Forestry

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

There is a good reason why you might soon be seeing the World Wildlife Fund panda logo on your Viva paper towels package, your Cottonelle toilet paper wrap, or your Kleenex tissue box.

That logo is the result of a …