January 28, 2019 | David malone, Associate Editor
Perkins+Will designed the building.
November 15, 2018 | USGBC
LEED Zero complements LEED to verify the achievement of net zero goals and signals market leaders... read more
October 17, 2018 | USGBC
Can healthier, more sustainable buildings give employers a hiring edge to attract best in class t... read more
Clark Construction, in partnership with HKS Architects, in June broke ground on the University of California, San Diego’s Living and Learning Neighborhood at North Torrey Pines, a 1.5-million-sf, seven building mixed-use complex whose passive features include a modular micro-aerobic digester that will process food waste into biogas and fertilizer for community gardens. Courtesy Clark/HKS
October 15, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
Architecture firms are answering the call of local governments and institutional clients for high... read more
September 11, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor
It is the highest level of certification available from the U.S. Green Building Council.
August 28, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor
Spackman Mossop Michaels and Eskew Dumez Ripple partnered on the project.
July 26, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor
The city is working for better efficiency and sourcing green power to reach its goal.
July 26, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor
Version 2.0 provides renewable energy financing options, sector-specific and location-specific fi... read more
July 24, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor
Environmentally strategy does have its limits, though.
Photo: Wikimedia Commons
July 17, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor
The ambitious redevelopment proposal for a former Ford automotive plant creates tension.
The Orchards at ORENCO (Phase I), by REACH Community Development, Ankrom Moisan Architects, William Wilson, Stonewood Structural Engineers, Humber Design Group, RDH, Green Hammer, PAE Consulting Engineers, American Heating, Merit Electric, PMC, Walker Macy, and Walsh Construction. Photo: Casey Braunger / Ankrom Moisan Architects
June 27, 2018 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor
If you haven’t looked seriously at “passive house” design and construction, you should.
In her talk at Accelerate Live! 2018, micro-buildings design expert Aeron Hodges, AIA, Senior Designer/Manager Stantec Architecture, explored the key drivers of the micro-buildings movement, and how the trend is spreading into a wide variety of building typologies. Photo: BD+C
June 24, 2018 | BD+C Staff
BD+C’s second annual Accelerate Live! AEC innovation conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago)... read more
June 15, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor
Hacker Architects designed the space for Portland’s Frontside District.
June 11, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), HMC’s Eric Car... read more
May 30, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), architect and... read more
The 28-unit Distillery North Apartments, South Boston, Mass. Project team: Fred Gordon/Second Street Associates, ICON Architects, Petersen Engineering, Mechanical Air of New England, Adam Cohen and Mark Anstey, and Commodore Builders. Photo: Camille Maren, Primary Design
May 24, 2018 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor
17 tips from our experts on the best way to carry out passive house design and construction for y... read more
April 13, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The multi-tenant commercial office building is currently under construction.
April 11, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The project joins 16 other Living Buildings certified to date.
Rendering courtesy Octav Tirziu Atelier
March 27, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor
Coldefy & Associates Architects Urban Planners will design the project.
Photo courtesy of University of Hawaii
March 20, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The project is part of a partnership with Johnson Controls and Pacific Current that will also all... read more
February 12, 2018 | National Association of Landscape Professionals
The National Association of Landscape Professionals releases its annual list of trends anticipate... read more
Courtesy of Snøhetta
February 12, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The hotel will provide 360-degree views of the Svartisen glacier and the surrounding arctic natur...
February 05, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director
What types of nature-inspired design elements are most effective?
Mercedes-Benz Stadium, a 1.9 million square foot professional sports stadium in Atlanta, achieved LEED Platinum.
January 31, 2018 | USGBC
Massachusetts tops the list for the second year; New York, Hawaii and Illinois showcase leadershi... read more
Photo courtesy of NBBJ
January 30, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The Spheres provide the most unique aspect of Amazon’s downtown Seattle headquarters.
Ductless air source heat pump index results for Boston (likely-adopter index). Credit: Meister Consultant Group, Inc. 2017.
December 22, 2017 | Adele Houghton, AIA, MPH, LEED AP BD+C, EBOM, ND
More and more, green project teams are relying on publicly available “external datasets” to prior... read more
The five-story, 230,000-sf Mueller Multifamily residences in Austin, Texas, earned LEED Platinum certification and an Austin Energy Green Building 1-star rating. Its 279 units use 12% less energy and between 16% and 25% less water than conventional apartments, and feature eco-friendly building materials that improve indoor air quality. Xeriscaping reduces outdoor water usage. Page designed the units to be constructed with energy-efficient plumbing, electrical, and HVAC.
October 31, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
Zero-net energy, sustainability, and wellness are goals more developers and AEC teams strive for....
Mercedes Benz Stadium. Rendering courtesy of HOK.
October 30, 2017 | BD+C Staff
Turner Construction Co., Clark Group, and AECOM top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s large... read more