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In the News

Read about Black Locust Lumber and the notable international projects we have proudly contributed to. For media or press information please visit our contact page.

Project Spotlight: Black Locust Lumber

In the past few weeks at Life’sWork, we’ve been very busy working with Black Locust Lumber to create over 135 Proflow pavers that will be used as earth-friendly walkways in parks around the world. It’s one of the many ways that we are working to develop a thriving community!

Cherry Road elementary school. Westhill central school district

Sustainability was the key goal in designing the 32,000 square foot addition to the historic Cherry Road Elementary School, located within the close-knit Westvale neighborhood of Syracuse, NY.

Northpark Center Welcomes Treehouse’s Sustainable Home of the Future​

If you stopped by the shopping center this weekend, you may have noticed a new addition to EastCourt, on Level One near Dillard’s. Environmentally-focused home improvement retailer TreeHouse built a one-of-a-kind Sustainable Home of the Future, on view now exclusively at NorthPark.

New Timber Permeable Pavers Ameliorate Urban Heat Island Effect

A new building product from the US promises to provide a sustainable way to stop flooding, replenish groundwater and reduce the urban heat island effect in our cities. Robinia Permeable Pavers are a carbon-neutral timber permeable paver made from cubes of the highly durable and rot-resistant Black Locust tree, supported by a stainless-steel mesh base.

On Deck: Sustainable Choices for Decks and Railings

A DECK ISN’T JUST an appendage on a house. Decks blur the barrier between indoor and outdoor living. There are myriad sustainable decking and railing options to consider, from classic wood to the scores of new composite decking materials….

2015 Top 10 Green Spa Awards​

Body Holiday | St. Lucia
An innovative modern collection of herbal remedies based on traditional healing practices from around the world. Body and muscle care, essential oils, infused honeys and aromatherapy that inspire overall well-being. Crafted by herbalist, aromatherapist and clinical esthetician Barbara Close…..

Architect's Newspaper “Shuffle The Deck” Pages 12-13

This annual landscape issue, we will be delving into what makes public and outdoor green space both memorable and enjoyable.

Northpark Center Welcomes Treehouse’s Sustainable Home of the Future

If you stopped by the shopping center this weekend, you may have noticed a new addition to EastCourt, on Level One near Dillard’s. Environmentally-focused home improvement retailer TreeHouse built a one-of-a-kind Sustainable Home of the Future, on view now exclusively at NorthPark.

Nuovi Materiali Sostenibili: Il Caso della Central Euro University (ITA)

Da Budapest, in Ungheria, arriva un bell’esempio di “green architecture“: stiamo parlando del nuovo campus della Central European University, ateneo storico della città che, in seguito alla sua recente espansione, ha scelto di riqualificare spazi ed edifici creando un unico “centro pulsante” in grado di ospitare e interconnettere tutte le attività che si svolgono all’interno del contesto universitario.

On Deck: Sustainable Choices for Decks and Railings

A DECK ISN’T JUST an appendage on a house. Decks blur the barrier between indoor and outdoor living. There are myriad sustainable decking and railing options to consider, from classic wood to the scores of new composite decking materials. Many of these incorporate recycled substances that would have otherwise ended up in the landfill, including carpet fibers, plastics, rice husks, bamboo and wood flour.