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April 12,2013

Seattle's Beacon Food Forest project is transforming a seven-acre lot in the city’s Beacon Hill neighborhood into a self-sustaining, edible public...

April 02,2013

A new book from leading sustainability, green building author and expert Jerry Yudelson challenges assumptions about the value of sustainable...

March 29,2013

Researchers at Stanford University have developed a nanophotonic material that not only reflects sunlight, but actually beams the thermal energy...

March 19,2013

A new guidance manual, LEED for Neighborhood Development and Historic Preservation, outlines strategies geared towards helping building...

March 14,2013

Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and Chicago top EPA's list of the U.S. cities with the greatest number of Energy Star certified buildings in 2012...

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...

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...

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....

A view of Loring Park, Minneapolis. Credit: Dan Wick
February 25,2013

Charlotte, Denver, and Milwaukee are among 10 U.S. cities ranked recently by the conservation organization American Forests for having quality...

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-...