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Whole Foods is among the grocery companies recently using Green Globes certifica
July 25,2014

The Green Building Initiative (GBI) has announced a wave of Green Globes certifications...

July 21,2014

Pennsylvania plant is the first LEED Gold certified elevator manufacturing facility in North America.

July 17,2014

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

The complex is envisioned with public garden space. Renderings courtesy of April
July 16,2014
Aprilli Design Studio has stepped forward with a new idea for a vertical farm, which is intended to resemble a giant tree. It uses lightweight...
All renderings courtesy Penda
July 14,2014

Beijing-based design cooperative Penda designed a bamboo hotel that can easily expand vertically or horizontally.

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...

M-1 streetcar line, Detroit. Credit: Anderson Illustration | Brookings Instituti
June 16,2014

A new Brookings Institution study records the emergence of “competitive places that are also cool spaces.”

June 12,2014

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

Photo: Paul Sableman via Wikimedia Commons
June 02,2014

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