Sustainability

The design is of a classic residential high-rise that is encapsulated by a layer

The design is of a classic residential high-rise that is encapsulated by a layer of terraces and balconies placed crisscross abo

July 17, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Danish design firm C.F. Møller has developed a novel way to increase community space without comp...

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The complex is envisioned with public garden space. Renderings courtesy of April

The complex is envisioned with public garden space. Renderings courtesy of Aprilli Design Studio, Fast Company.

July 16, 2014 | BD+C Staff
Aprilli Design Studio has stepped forward with a new idea for a vertical farm, which is intende...
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All renderings courtesy Penda

All renderings courtesy Penda

July 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Beijing-based design cooperative Penda designed a bamboo hotel that can easily expand vertically...

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July 11, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Kite Bricks proposes a more efficient way of building with its newly developed Smart Bricks syste...

All photos:  Harunori Noda / courtesy CTBUH

All photos: Harunori Noda / courtesy CTBUH

July 10, 2014 | CTBUH

BioSkin, a system of water-filled ceramic pipes that cools the exterior surface of buildings and...

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July 10, 2014 | USGBC

The U.S. Green Building Council announced the launch of an expanded online data visualization res...

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The winning design by Bart Shaw, AIA. Rendering courtesy of AIA.

The winning design by Bart Shaw, AIA. Rendering courtesy of AIA.

June 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The American Institute of Architects held a competition to solve the farmer's markets' biggest de...

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The preliminary CBECS report provides general data about the size and number of

The preliminary CBECS report provides general data about the size and number of commercial buildings in the U.S.

June 20, 2014 | U.S. Energy Information Administration

Federal survey project shows that commercial-building floorspace has grown 22% since 2003; energy...

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M-1 streetcar line, Detroit. Credit: Anderson Illustration | Brookings Instituti

M-1 streetcar line, Detroit. Credit: Anderson Illustration | Brookings Institution

June 16, 2014 | Adilla Menayang, Assistant Editor

A new Brookings Institution study records the emergence of “competitive places that are also cool...

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June 12, 2014 | SmithGroup JJR

With the construction of the LEED-NC Platinum Oakland University Human Health Building, construct...

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June 06, 2014 | BD+C Staff

In Seville, Spain, architectural firms Hombre de Piedra and Buró4 have designed and completed a c...

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Photo: Paul Sableman via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Paul Sableman via Wikimedia Commons

June 02, 2014 | Green Parking Council

The Green Parking Council, an affiliate of the International Parking Institute, has launched the...

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The Building Team just completed Phase II of the project, which includes 129 new

The Building Team just completed Phase II of the project, which includes 129 new units with 40 to be added next year. Photo cred

May 28, 2014 | The Architectural Team

First opened in 1940, South Boston's Old Colony housing project had become a symbol of poor housi...

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Set to open next month, the $75 million, 215,000-sf Kamloops Internet Data Centr

Set to open next month, the $75 million, 215,000-sf Kamloops Internet Data Centre in Kamloops, B.C., is projected to set records

May 23, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Building Teams are employing a range of creative solutions—from evaporative cooling to novel hot/...

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Facebook Data Center, Lule, Sweden

Facebook Data Center, Lule, Sweden

May 23, 2014 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

The demand for sophisticated facility monitoring solutions has spurred a new market segment—data...

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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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May 15, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

Color-shifting finishes, dry-erase surfaces, and stain-blocking paints are highlighted in this ro...

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Designed by Boeri Studio and developed by Hines, a vertical forest in Milan will

Designed by Boeri Studio and developed by Hines, a vertical forest in Milan will include two residential towers. Photos, renderi

May 14, 2014 | Arup

Some 900 trees, 5,000 shrubs, and 11,000 floral plants have been planted on the terraces of Bosco...

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A study based on the construction of the Papadakis building at Drexel University

A study based on the construction of the Papadakis building at Drexel University gave Green Globes an advantage in costs and spe

May 13, 2014 | The Green Building Initiative
Photo: Jacopo Werther via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Jacopo Werther via Wikimedia Commons

May 13, 2014 | AIA

The industry associations, with more than 700,000 members generating almost $1 trillion in GDP, h...

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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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Vegetables, hops and herbs will be grown on the outside of the building, then ha

Vegetables, hops and herbs will be grown on the outside of the building, then harvested for the restaurant inside.

May 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

France has presented its design for Expo Milano 2015 in Milan—its representative building will be...

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May 02, 2014 | USGBC

The list of the top 10 countries for LEED reflects the global adaptability of the world’s most wi...

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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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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 26, 2014 | Callison

Hybrid ventilation, nighttime cooling, and fuel cell technology are among the dozens of sustainab...

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Sydney's new Goods Line will be built in two stages, the first of which is set t

Sydney's new Goods Line will be built in two stages, the first of which is set to be completed in November 2014. All renderings:

March 25, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The 500-meter-long park will feature bike paths, study pods, and outdoor workspaces.

All renderings courtesy SuperSkyScrapers

All renderings courtesy SuperSkyScrapers

March 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Singapore Bamboo Skyscraper competition invited design teams to explore the possibilities of...

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Photo: Iwan Baan - www.iwan.com / Courtesy Emerson College

Photo: Iwan Baan - www.iwan.com / Courtesy Emerson College

March 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The $85 million, 10-story vertical campus takes the shape of a massive, shimmering aircraft hanga...

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March 04, 2014 | Kettler

The 101-unit high-rise, called Element 28, is designed to achieve a LEED Silver certification. ...

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