Thanks to Carrie for her June 3, 2015 article on Cincinnati.com. Carrie Blackmore Smith, [email protected] 1:25 p.m. EDT June 3, 2015 Buy Photo (Photo: The Enquirer/Carrie Blackmore Smith) Twelve years ago, Chuck Lohre was determined to make the Boulter House, a home built by Frank Lloyd Wright, his own. Lohre had discovered the Usonian style house in Clifton was going to be auctioned off a …
Frank Lloyd Wright unknowingly tapped into sustainable principals a century before ecology could even define what sustainability meant. Frank Lloyd Wright was born in 1867 and his vision of architecture was shaped by his rural Wisconsin upbringing and his ego. Louis Sullivan taught him to think for himself and abandon recreations of European styles. His response was to create a …
“It’s what inspired me to learn more about green building,” he said. “I was trying to discover what happened to Mr. Wright’s organic architecture principals.”
For 2015 the Green Living Member Circle is producing nine Green Home Tours. The tours are listed below or check the events calendar. Contact Chair Chuck Lohre to join, receive newsletter or register for any of the tours, [email protected], 513-260-9025. Chapter members get preference for the tours and can bring a friend. Attendance is limited to 20, the address will be provided after you register. There is no charge for the tours just your help in promoting them is asked.
The 2015 tours are sponsored by The Sustainable Partnership of Cincinnati, a group of businesses offering sustainable products and services to create sustainable homes and offices. Learn More.
The Green Living Member Circle of the regional U.S. Green Building Council plans a new series of “This is a Green Home” tours in 2016. 2016 Cincinnati Regional USGBC Chapter Membership will be required to attend the tours in 2016, Click Here to Join. Contact Chair Chuck Lohre to register for any of the tours, [email protected], 513-260-9025. Attendance is limited to 20. There …
I’ve just moved out into an early 1900’s home in Mt Auburn and need to replace a bathroom with window. I’m curious if you have any experience with or knowledge of folks utilizing trombe walls with much success in Cincinnati’s relatively cloudy climate.
The best example of a trombe wall in Cincinnati, I’ve found, is the Zumwalt Residence.