Innovation Hub

Greener Architecture For The 21st Century

By Kara Miller

LED light rings float inside the atrium at UNILEVER in Hamburg's HafenCity, designed by Behnisch Architekten. (Courtesy Matthew Noblett)

This week, architects, builders, and entrepreneurs join us for a discussion about green architecture. How can remaking homes, apartments, and public spaces benefit the planet and increase our interaction with the world around us?

An Apex green-roof installation is seen atop the Potter League For Animals building in Middletown, R.I. (Courtesy Apex Green Roofs)

What are the newest innovations in green building, and could they change the face of Boston and other cities?

We also look at whether these innovations can be broadly adopted — and what could stand in their way.


A solar-shaded house form designed by LFA Architects. (Courtesy John Fernandez) 


About Innovation Hub

Each week, Kara Miller talks to Boston's most innovative thinkers, examining new ideas and potential solutions to today’s many challenges. Topics range from education to health care to green energy. Join us on Saturdays at 7 a.m. and Sundays at 10 p.m.

About the Host
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As a radio host, Kara Miller has interviewed thinkers from E.J. Dionne to Howard Gardner, Deepak Chopra to Lani Guinier. She is a panelist on WGBH-TV's "Beat the Press," as well as an Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Her writing has appeared in The Boston Globe, The National Journal, The Boston Herald, Boston Magazine, and The International Herald Tribune.

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