Not a good day for GREEN ARCHITECTURE

Two articles today which sadly show that Green architecture is still a long way from becoming mainstream in American Architecture.

To LEED, or not to LEED? Why did San Jose’s municipal leaders turn their backs on LEED? And what does their action say about the viability of the LEED program as it moves into its sixth year? “

Green buildings are still rare: The problem is that most architects focus on the visual impacts of their creations in order to win awards. “