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Green

June 13, 2017 |
Architect and materials guru Blaine Brownell reveals emerging trends and applications that are trans... read more

Rendering courtesy of HayesDavidson

June 08, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Heatherwick Studio and BIG are designing the 11-story building.

May 30, 2017 |
Architects Marcene Kinney and Angela Mazzi share design hacks pinpointing specific aspects of the bu... read more
Industry Groups move toward Unified Green Building Model Code in 2018

Photo: Pixabay

May 30, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The effort involves combining ASHRAE's Standard 189.1 with the International Green Construction C...

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Rendering courtesy of MIR.

May 22, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The buildings are on an elevated platform and the surrounding walkways are suspended so as not to...

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May 16, 2017 | Robin Randall

The coming decades present a major ecological challenge... so let’s encourage the next generation...

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Photo courtesy of Miniwiz

May 16, 2017 |

The building is made of Polli-Brick, a building material that comes from 100% recycled Polyethyle...

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Photo courtesy of Foster + Partners

May 03, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The store’s large terrace provides views of the Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Fountain.

Savings from sustainable design allowed the NOAA to include additional environmental enhancements to its Inouye Regional Center in Honolulu.

May 02, 2017 | Anica Landreneau

What impact does sustainable design have on owners with a finite construction budget or developer...

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April 20, 2017 | AIA and BD+C Staff

In its 21st year, the Top Ten Awards highlight projects that exemplify the integration of great d...

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April 19, 2017 | Elizabeth Heider, Chief Sustainability Officer, Skanska USA

When you consider that 90% of our time is spent in buildings, how these environments can contribu...

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Rendering courtesy of Architects of Invention.

April 18, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Garden Hill will provide an ‘oasis-like residence’ for Birmingham’s growing, multicultural studen...

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The renovation of Rancho Los Amigos Rehabilitation Center will provide more than 30% of open space on the Downey, Calif., campus. The design-build team for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works. Photo courtesy SmithGroupJJR.

April 14, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A famed rehab center is reconfigured to make room for more outdoor gardens, parks, and open space...

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Image courtesy Sasaki

April 14, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Vertical farms will bring new farmable space to the city.

SOM, this project's architect, softened the Public Safety Answering Center II's exterior with a reflective aluminum façade. Courtesy SOM/©Albert Vecerka|Esto.

April 13, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

SOM’s design for New York’s second Public Safety Answering Center leans on strategically placed w...

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The research involved investigating the feasibility of adapting the design of a sustainable mixed-use high-rise building in the 2016 New York City market to Passivhaus requirements. Rendering: FXFOWLE

April 11, 2017 | BD+C Staff

A new study conducted by FXFOWLE shows that Building Teams can meet stringent Passivhaus performa...

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April 06, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The product-specific EPDs allow designers to more quickly earn a LEED v4 credit in the Materials...

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Rendering courtesy of Vincent Callebaut Architectures

April 04, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The mixed-use towers would each rise 36 stories into the sky and connect via rooftop skybridges....

Rendering courtesy of BIG

March 29, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new habitat will sit between two existing buildings, including the Elephant House designed by...

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Rendering courtesy of the Office of Brian Hopkins

February 10, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Over 70 new acres of public space would be created between Ohio Street and North Avenue.

Rendering courtesy of MVRDV

February 06, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The plants will represent 250 species found in South Korea.

Rendering courtesy of Stefano Boeri Architects.

February 03, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project will be covered in 1,100 trees and 2,500 cascading plants and shrubs.

​Rendering courtesy of R8 Properties.

January 27, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Over it’s 60-year lifespan, the power generated form the project would cover the energy cost of c...

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Rendering courtesy of Vincent Callebaut Architectures

January 24, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

At the heart of Vincent Callebaut Architectures’ eco-neighborhood will be three 100-meter-tall Ve...

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January 19, 2017 | Jennifer Bienemann, Environmental Engineer, HDR

To help one of the most complex cities in the world develop an actionable strategy to meet vision...

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Georgia Tech Research Institute has a contract to install tiles embedded with piezoelectric material into the “vapor trail” of the Visitors Center at the Kennedy Space Center in Orlando, Fla. The activated tiles act as a kind of keyboard that shows the planet and different aspects of NASA’s mission statement. Courtesy Formations Studio.

January 18, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Research on piezoelectricity moves closer to practical applications for infrastructure and buildi...

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“The Park” at the Tower at PNC Plaza, Pittsburgh

January 17, 2017 | Nash Emrich

We need nature in our everyday lives – which is why it’s so important to bring nature into the bu...

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Photo: Pixabay

December 22, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The tool standardizes data collection from efficiency projects.

Rendering courtesy of Carlo Ratti Associati

December 14, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Energy created by those exercising within would power the gym down the Seine.

Photo courtesy of GBBN.

December 13, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Water Cube is a functioning art installation, dispensing water to the park’s visitors.

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