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July 28,2014

The 10 Year Award recognizes proven value and performance in a tall building, across one or more of a wide range of criteria, over a period of 10...

July 18,2014

The Green Building Initiative announced that the University of North Carolina-Charlotte’s Belk Hall, a student housing facility for the college’s...

July 17,2014

The Urban Green Council addresses a concern that many "green" buildings in the U.S. have: poor insulation.

All photos: © Harunori Noda / courtesy CTBUH
July 10,2014

BioSkin, a system of water-filled ceramic pipes that cools the exterior surface of buildings and their surrounding micro-climates, has won the...

July 10,2014

The U.S. Green Building Council announced the launch of an expanded online data visualization resource that will allow any user to access...

June 19,2014

The Seventh Heaven complex features a stepped form that will offer stunning views of the Dubai skyline.

June 19,2014

The high-rise development will have a 24,638-sf vertical garden, breaking a Guinness World Record.

June 12,2014

With the construction of the LEED-NC Platinum Oakland University Human Health Building, constructed in Rochester, Michigan, SmithGroupJJR recently...

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June 02,2014

The Green Parking Council, an affiliate of the International Parking Institute, has launched the Green Garage Certification program, the parking...

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May 16,2014

The Affordable Green Neighborhoods Grant Program will offer 14 grants to developers of affordable housing in North America who are committed to...