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Urban Villages to open two carbon positive hotels in US this year

Urban Villages to open two carbon positive hotels in US this year Back to News US: Urban Villages and Aparium Hotel Group has unveiled the interior design for their carbon
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The Hospitality Industry Makes Strides in Sustainability

The Hospitality Industry Makes Strides in Sustainability Back to News Because both Populus and Hotel Westland (which will repurpose a historic building) have limited space for solar panels, Urban Villages
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Construction starts on boutique hotel in Pioneer Square’s RailSpur project

Construction starts on boutique hotel in Pioneer Square’s RailSpur project Back to News The 120-room hotel will be the last phase to open in the full-block project, which when completed
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Denver’s Populus hotel celebrates important milestone

Denver’s Populus hotel celebrates important milestone Back to News As part of its carbon-positive commitment, Populus will be Denver’s first hotel without a parking garage or other onsite parking. As
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Pioneer Square’s Restaurants Are Back, and Maybe Better Than Ever

120-Room Carbon-Positive Hotel Westland by Urban Villages to Open Summer 2024 in Seattle Back to News Pioneer Square is the muddy spiritual center of Seattle. Part of the historic city
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120-Room Carbon-Positive Hotel Westland by Urban Villages to Open Summer 2024 in Seattle

120-Room Carbon-Positive Hotel Westland by Urban Villages to Open Summer 2024 in Seattle Back to News SEATTLE (May 30, 2023) – Urban Villages, a leading real estate developer and environmental
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Can you be an eco-friendly traveler in Denver?

Can you be an eco-friendly traveler in Denver? Back to News If nothing else, Earth Day each April serves as a reminder to be mindful of everyday habits — from
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Studio Gang breaks ground on Populus building designed to be US’ “first carbon-positive” hotel

Studio Gang breaks ground on Populus building designed to be US’ “first carbon-positive” hotel Back to News As construction begins on Populus, a Denver hotel designed by architecture firm Studio
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All Eyes On Denver’s Populus Hotel

All Eyes On Denver’s Populus Hotel Back to News Keep reading…
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Can the Hotel Industry Reach a Carbon Positive Future?

Can the Hotel Industry Reach a Carbon Positive Future? Back to News Construction has started on Populus, a carbon positive hotel designed by Studio Gang in downtown Denver. It’s the
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First Carbon-Positive Hotel in the U.S. Readies To Open

First Carbon-Positive Hotel in the U.S. Readies To Open Back to News Set to debut next summer in Denver, Colorado, Populus—the first carbon-positive hotel in the U.S.—offers a sneak peek
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Bright Ideas in Travel 2023

Bright Ideas in Travel 2023 Back to News The idea: When it opens, Populus will be the first carbon-positive hotel in the US. Why it matters: Named for Colorado’s native
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Climate-Friendly Buildings That Look Great and Do Their Part for the Planet

Climate-Friendly Buildings That Look Great and Do Their Part for the Planet Back to News Populus, set to open in spring 2024 in downtown Denver, aims to be the United
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The Hotel Industry’s Big Carbon Lie

The Hotel Industry’s Big Carbon Lie Back to News Behold the hotel of the future: It’s plastic bottle-free, anti-fossil fuel, and powered entirely by renewable energy. A renovation project, it
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What does it mean for a hotel to be carbon neutral?

What does it mean for a hotel to be carbon neutral? Back to News Renderings of the Six Senses Svart in Norway are straight out of a sci-fi movie. An
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The U.S.’s first carbon-positive hotel comes with a forest

The U.S.’s first carbon-positive hotel comes with a forest Back to News When a new hotel, currently under construction in downtown Denver, is completed next year, it won’t have any
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The new architecture set to shape the world in 2024

The new architecture set to shape the world in 2024 Back to News he past year in architecture may be remembered for superlatives after India opened the world’s largest office
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Denver’s ‘Populus’ Will Be The First Carbon-Positive Hotel In The U.S.

Denver’s ‘Populus’ Will Be The First Carbon-Positive Hotel In The U.S. Back to News As new homes and hotels go up every day across the U.S. in a sustained construction
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This Colorado Hotel May Be the First Carbon Positive Hotel in the U.S. — and We Got a Sneak Peek Inside

This Colorado Hotel May Be the First Carbon Positive Hotel in the U.S. — and We Got a Sneak Peek Inside Back to News In 2022, Populus, a soon-to-open hotel
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People riding on a two lane bikeway in Denver

A Glimpse Into Denver’s Sustainable Future

A Glimpse Into Denver’s Sustainable Future Back to News Sustainability is a cornerstone issue for Denver and its citizens. As we look ahead at a future where climate change will
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a street view of the Populus building

Studio Gang reveals design for hotel with scalloped facade in Denver

American architecture office Studio Gang has unveiled plans for a hotel in Denver with a white facade punctuated with window openings designed to recall the bark of a tree.
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a traveler resting in a Populus room

Studio Gang Envisions Sculptural Tree-Inspired Building in Denver

New York-based Studio Gang has revealed new renderings for Populus, a 13-story mixed-use building slated for development near Civic Center Park in Denver.
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Populus by Urban Villages and StuioGang

Denver building designed to appear as aspen tree

The “Populus” building in downtown Denver, on which work is due to begin this year, has been designed to depict the uneven bark of an aspen tree by Studio Gang
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Populus by Urban Villages and StuioGang

studio gang’s ‘populus’ will express the texture of aspen trees in denver

studio gang partners with real estate firm urban villages in the design of ‘populus,’ a new and iconic landmark in denver. the mixed-use project will introduce a vibrant new social
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Urban Villages to open two carbon positive hotels in US this year

Urban Villages to open two carbon positive hotels in US this year Back to News US: Urban Villages and Aparium Hotel Group has unveiled the interior design for their carbon
READ MORE

The Hospitality Industry Makes Strides in Sustainability

The Hospitality Industry Makes Strides in Sustainability Back to News Because both Populus and Hotel Westland (which will repurpose a historic building) have limited space for solar panels, Urban Villages
READ MORE

Construction starts on boutique hotel in Pioneer Square’s RailSpur project

Construction starts on boutique hotel in Pioneer Square’s RailSpur project Back to News The 120-room hotel will be the last phase to open in the full-block project, which when completed
READ MORE

Denver’s Populus hotel celebrates important milestone

Denver’s Populus hotel celebrates important milestone Back to News As part of its carbon-positive commitment, Populus will be Denver’s first hotel without a parking garage or other onsite parking. As
READ MORE

Pioneer Square’s Restaurants Are Back, and Maybe Better Than Ever

120-Room Carbon-Positive Hotel Westland by Urban Villages to Open Summer 2024 in Seattle Back to News Pioneer Square is the muddy spiritual center of Seattle. Part of the historic city
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120-Room Carbon-Positive Hotel Westland by Urban Villages to Open Summer 2024 in Seattle

120-Room Carbon-Positive Hotel Westland by Urban Villages to Open Summer 2024 in Seattle Back to News SEATTLE (May 30, 2023) – Urban Villages, a leading real estate developer and environmental
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