Posts tagged "greenwashing"
Can petrol ever be 'green'?

Can petrol ever be ‘green’?

The ‘helios house’ is a gas station (BP) in downtown LA – design wise, it has an ‘interesting’ form, is a sculptural piece and has achieved LEED certification status. The question is, can a service station, which sells petrol, really become ‘green’? Is it a step in the right direction, or is it an example...

The greenwashing trend

The greenwashing trend is unfortunately flourishing. Greenwashing is when companies (or governments) spend more money or time advertising being green, than on investing in environmentally sound practices. Marketers and business executives suddenly understand that green is selling. But sustainability is not about marketing. Sustainability is about design. It means that designers around the world have...