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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...

The Building Team just completed Phase II of the project, which includes 129 new
May 27,2014

First opened in 1940, South Boston's Old Colony housing project had become a symbol of poor housing conditions. Now the revamped neighborhood...

Photo: Brett VA via Wikimedia Commons
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...

Designed by Boeri Studio and developed by Hines, a vertical forest in Milan will
May 14,2014

Some 900 trees, 5,000 shrubs, and 11,000 floral plants have been planted on the terraces of Bosco Verticale, a new high-rise residential...

A study based on the construction of the Papadakis building at Drexel University
May 13,2014

GBI’s Green Globes certification process is significantly less expensive to conduct and faster to complete than LEED certification, says Drexel...