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on July 18,2014

The Green Building Initiative announced that the University of North Carolina-Charlotte’s Belk Hall, a student housing facility for the college’s upper division students, is the first building certified under the 2013 Green Globes for New Construction.

on July 17,2014

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

All photos: © Harunori Noda / courtesy CTBUH
on 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 2014 Tall Building Innovation Award from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat.

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on July 02,2014 in Feature

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on July 01,2014 in Feature

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on May 15,2014 in Feature

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