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Bullitt Center will open this spring. Photo: John Stamets
March 12,2013

Superefficient Seattle office building is designed to meet the ambitious goals of the Living Building Challenge.

Walgreens to build first net-zero energy retail store
March 10,2013

Walgreens announced plans last week to build one of the nation's first net-zero retail stores. The Evanston, Ill., location will utilize solar...

Hunters Point South, Phase 1. Rendering courtesy SHoP Architects
March 06,2013

With the construction of Hunters Point South, New York City will get its first large new housing development for middle-class...

Algae "farms" sandwiched between glass façade panels.
March 06,2013

Exterior of carbon-neutral demonstration building consists of hollow glass panels containing micro-algae "farms."

A man-made mountain will conceal a waste-to-energy facility near Copenhagen.
March 05,2013

A new project near Copenhagen pushes the boundaries of the term "mixed use," combining a waste-to-energy plant with a ski resort.

Green roofs will be a hallmark of Samsung's Silicon Valley complex.
February 28,2013

Samsung Electronics' new 1.1 million sf San Jose campus will support at least 2,500 sales and R&D staff in the company's semiconductor and...

Lend Lease builds world's tallest timber apartment building
February 28,2013

Construction giant Lend Lease recently put the finishing touches on Forté, a 10-story apartment complex in Melbourne, Australia's Victoria Harbour...

Residents of energy-efficient complex will reap the benefits of hydropon farm.
February 27,2013

The New York City Housing Authority has opened Arbor House, a 124-unit LEED Platinum complex in the Morrisania...

HOK sustainability expert Mary Ann Lazarus tapped by AIA for strategy consulting
February 25,2013

Mary Ann Lazarus, FAIA, LEED® AP BD+C, has accepted a two-year consulting position with the American Institute of Architects in Washington, DC....

This suburban Seattle Starbucks was built with shipping containers.
February 22,2013

Coffee giant Starbucks is rolling out mini-stores with maximum local flavor, as part of an international pilot program.