The first-ever Gen7 green classrooms, installed at Bolsa Knolls Middle School in Salinas, California, have become the nation's first modular classrooms to receive...
Wednesday, February 9, 2011 - 11:16
Concerned about high HVAC energy use due to solar heat, and high energy consumption for heating in the winter, the school installed a 12-foot-diameter Powerfoil fan to...
Sunday, January 9, 2011 - 23:06
During its recent expansion, Piper High School in Kansas City, Kan., added both school spirit and functionality with the installation of a pirate mascot to a GKD Omega...
Sunday, January 9, 2011 - 22:45
Armstrong flooring
Enterprise Middle School in Compton, Calif., was in such a state of disrepair that NBC selected it for a makeover on the show “School Pride.” The renovation...
Monday, December 20, 2010 - 15:32
The Willow School in Gladstone, N.J., reached its LEED Platinum goal with the help of a Follansbee TCS II roof. The new 13,000-sf building, known as “the barn,...
Wednesday, November 3, 2010 - 15:43

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New research findings indicate that for the first time more than half of projects above $10 million are being completed through design-build project delivery. 
Using 3D printing, Arup engineers were able to design and fabricate this lightwe
The firm's research shows that 3D printing has the potential to reduce costs, cut waste, and slash the carbon footprint of the construction sector.
Constructing a concrete dome is a costly process, but this may change soon. A team from the Vienna University of Technology has developed a method that allows concrete domes to form with...
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The new program focuses exclusively on the sustainable design and construction of interior spaces in nonresidential buildings and can be pursued by both building owners and individual lessees of...
Tech-friendly furniture, “live walls,” sit-stand desks, and circadian lighting are among the emerging trends identified by leading interior designers. 
Facebook Data Center, Luleå, Sweden
The demand for sophisticated facility monitoring solutions has spurred a new market segment—data center infrastructure management (DCIM)—that is likely to impact the way data center projects are...
The book, co-authored by Arup's Russell Fortmeyer, illustrates the various ways architects, consultants, and engineers approach energy and comfort by manipulating air, water, and light through the...
Salt Lake City, Utah-based Leland A. Gray Architects is adapting the concrete th
At $94 a square foot and "virtually indestructible," some school districts in Utah are opting to build concrete dome schools in lieu of traditional structures. 
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The industry associations, with more than 700,000 members generating almost $1 trillion in GDP, have issued a joint statement on resilience, pushing design and building solutions for disaster...
The free tool provides real-time data visualization for each state. Here is the
The online data visualization resource highlights green building data for each state and Washington, D.C.