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This hospital at Virginia's Fort Belvoir recently achieved LEED Gold.
February 22,2013

An independent report on energy efficiency and sustainability standards used by the Pentagon for military construction affirms the value of LEED-...

Sliced Porosity Block combines concrete and glass towers with public plazas.
February 21,2013

Architect Steven Holl has released two short films describing the development of Sliced Porosity Block in Chengdu, China...

February 20,2013

Commercial buildings have seen a drop in their energy intensity of more than 40% since 1980, according to a recent report from Bloomberg New...

CoreNet encourages real estate execs to consider energy-efficient design.
February 20,2013

CoreNet Global, a major international association for corporate real estate and workplace executives, has released a public policy statement...

Boxman Studios has launched a new division aimed at sustainable solutions for th
February 14,2013

Boxman Studios has launched a new division aimed at sustainable solutions for the Built Environment. The Boxman Studios Buildings Division will...

Minneapolis is the latest major metro to require large commercial buildings to b
February 14,2013

Minneapolis is the latest major metro to require large commercial buildings to benchmark and disclose their energy and water use.

The Great City development near Chengdu will prohibit cars. Courtesy Adrian Smit
February 13,2013

A new urban development near Chengdu, China, will provide new housing for ~80,000 people, surrounded by green space.

Magali Delmas, UCLA
By Rob Cassidy January 25,2013

A new report from researchers at UCLA and France's University Paris–Dauphine claims that workers at environmentally conscious companies are more...

See Rob Cassidy’s interview with Tom Hootman on how NZE buildings are creating a
January 02,2013

We’re not in the habit of recommending books in these pages, but we could not ignore two recent noteworthy publications.

Valencia College at Lake Nona’s innovative new $21.7 million Academic Building d
November 20,2012

Featuring the latest technologies, the three-story, academic facility includes academic spaces and teaching laboratories, student services, a book...