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Vegetables, hops and herbs will be grown on the outside of the building, then ha
May 02,2014

France has presented its design for Expo Milano 2015 in Milan—its representative building will be covered in gardens on the outside, from which...

May 02,2014

The list of the top 10 countries for LEED reflects the global adaptability of the world’s most widely used and recognized system guiding the...

Illustration: Arup
April 28,2014

From vertical farming to glowing trees (yes, glowing trees), Arup engineers imagine the future of green infrastructure in cities across the world...

March 26,2014

Hybrid ventilation, nighttime cooling, and fuel cell technology are among the dozens of sustainable design techniques profiled by Callison on its...

March 19,2014

Green Building Initiative (GBI) Vice President for National Affairs Erin Schaffer is participated in an event at the U.S. Department of...

Photo: Iwan Baan - www.iwan.com / Courtesy Emerson College
March 07,2014

The $85 million, 10-story vertical campus takes the shape of a massive, shimmering aircraft hangar, housing a sculptural, glass-and-aluminum base...

March 04,2014

The 101-unit high-rise, called Element 28, is designed to achieve a LEED Silver certification. 

February 27,2014

Target's new San Rafael, Calif., location was built on the site of the former San Quentin prison dump. 

February 17,2014

The Green Building Initiative™ (GBI) announced today that between Feb. 13 and April 15 it will provide free access to its online certification...

February 04,2014

The Bechtel Environmental Classroom utilizes solar power, composting toilets, and an energy recovery system, among other sustainable strategies,...