The most neglected planning issue is solar access – proper orientation yields 30% energy savings through passive gains alone, not to mention optimizing opportunities for active solar collection. blueandyellow buildings are planned for the post-peak oil future by beginning with intelligent solar alignment.

blueandyellow plans are:

  • shaped by your vision
  • place-based
  • oriented for solar and wind benefits
  • clearly organized
  • well-resolved
  • spacious yet space-efficient
  • flowing sequences of experiences and views
  • cost-effective

"Green buildings accrue $100/sq.ft. net benefit from increased employee productivity and reduced sick time"