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An urban wind and solar energy system that may actually work

The system sits at the edge of a building's roof, generating wind and solar energy. Images courtesy of Anerdgy.

January 28, 2015 | BD+C Staff

The system was designed to take advantage of a building's air flow and generate energy even if it...

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Photo courtesy Leo A Daly, NEON

Photo courtesy Leo A Daly, NEON

December 29, 2014 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

For the past six years, Leo A Daly has been designing sites for remote field stations with near-z...

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Gilbane invested $60,000 to acquire its first 3D laser scanner, the FARO Focus 3

Gilbane invested $60,000 to acquire its first 3D laser scanner, the FARO Focus 3D. The price tag may seem steep, but its only a

December 23, 2014 | Jeff Yoders, Contributing Editor

From energy modeling on the fly to prefabrication of building systems, these advancements are pot...

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Renderings courtesy Zaha Hadid Architects

Renderings courtesy Zaha Hadid Architects

December 19, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Zaha Hadid Architects released designs for the new headquarters of Emirati environmental manageme...

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Starbucks stores are profiled in the report, as the company has opened 500-LEED

Starbucks stores are profiled in the report, as the company has opened 500-LEED certified stores. This photo shows the first LEE

October 27, 2014 | USGBC

The "LEED In Motion: Retail" report includes USGBC’s conceptualization of the future of retail, e...

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October 27, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Among the breakthrough products to make BuildingGreen's annual Top-10 Green Building Products lis...

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The research can help designers identify which products should be subjected to e

The research can help designers identify which products should be subjected to extra scrutiny during the design and construction

October 16, 2014 | Perkins+Will

The white paper includes a list of 193 flame retardants, including 29 discovered in building and...

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October 16, 2014 | USGBC

To be selected, LEED Fellows are nominated by their peers, undergo an extensive portfolio review,...

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July 28, 2014 | Council on Tall Buildings

The 10 Year Award recognizes proven value and performance in a tall building, across one or more...

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July 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Urban Green Council addresses a concern that many "green" buildings in the U.S. have: poor in...

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Rubber floor tiles in 24x24-inch modules were water-jet cut to accommodate custo

Rubber floor tiles in 24x24-inch modules were water-jet cut to accommodate custom-designed graphics at the Bill Wallace Early Ch

July 02, 2014 | C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Rectangular tiles, digital graphic applications, the resurgence of terrazzo, and product transpar...

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June 20, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Seventh Heaven complex features a stepped form that will offer stunning views of the Dubai sk...

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June 19, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The high-rise development will have a 24,638-sf vertical garden, breaking a Guinness World Record...

Photo: Brett VA via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Brett VA via Wikimedia Commons

May 16, 2014 | USGBC

The Affordable Green Neighborhoods Grant Program will offer 14 grants to developers of affordable...

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The Bardessono resort in Yountville, Calif., tops TripAdvisor's list of highly r

The Bardessono resort in Yountville, Calif., tops TripAdvisor's list of highly rated green hotels.

May 13, 2014 | TripAdvisor

The ARIA Sky Suites in Las Vegas and the Lenox Hotel in Boston are among the 10 most popular hote...

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Illustration: Arup

Illustration: Arup

April 29, 2014 | BD+C Staff

From vertical farming to glowing trees (yes, glowing trees), Arup engineers imagine the future of...

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April 23, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The American Institute of Architects' Committee on the Environment has selected the top ten examp...

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ECO Modern Flats is a wellness-oriented apartment complex in Fayetteville, Ark.,

ECO Modern Flats is a wellness-oriented apartment complex in Fayetteville, Ark., created from reconstruction of a property built

April 14, 2014 | Urban Land Institute

Sustainable and wellness-related design strategies embody a strong return on investment, accordin...

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March 19, 2014 | Green Building Initiative

Green Building Initiative (GBI) Vice President for National Affairs Erin Schaffer is participated...

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March 10, 2014 | KieranTimberlake

Tally provides AEC professionals with insight into how materials-related decisions made during de...

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February 17, 2014 | Green Building Initiative

The Green Building Initiative™ (GBI) announced today that between Feb. 13 and April 15 it will pr...

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February 04, 2014 | International Living Future Institute

The Bechtel Environmental Classroom utilizes solar power, composting toilets, and an energy recov...

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January 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Newer developments include windows made with nano-crystals that control intense heat penetration...

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January 06, 2014 | The Green Building Initiative

The Green Building Initiative announced today that it has named Jerry Yudelson as its president t...

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December 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

WDMA's National Architectural Door Council has initiated a project to create ISO-compliant Produc...

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December 26, 2013 | Yudelson Associates

Cloud-based building automation tools and product disclosure declarations are among the green bui...

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December 17, 2013 | USGBC

The Lady Bird Johnson Middle School in Irving, Texas, was named a winner of USGBC's annual award,...

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December 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From a crowd-funded smart shovel to a why-didn’t-someone-do-this-sooner scheme for managing traff...

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The dance/rehearsal studio at Indiana Universitys IU Cinema, an example of high

The dance/rehearsal studio at Indiana Universitys IU Cinema, an example of high-performance reuse. The facility houses a THX-ce

November 27, 2013 | C.C. Sullivan and Adam Sullivan, Contributing Editors

This AIA CES Discovery course discusses the environmental, economic, and market pressures affecti...

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November 22, 2013 | BD+C Editor

Seven leading product sustainability assessment companies partner with the HPD Collaborative to d...

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