Sustainability

September 16, 2014 | USGBC

The study showed that demand for the LEED Accredited Professional and LEED Green Associate creden...

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September 12, 2014

The Armstrong facility is the first building in Pennsylvania and among only 17 buildings globally...

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Tesoro Corporation headquarters in San Antonio, TX, a LEED-certified building. P
September 03, 2014 | Green Building Certification Institute

The LEED Proven Provider designation is designed to minimize the need for additional work during...

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All photos: courtesy Valspar
September 02, 2014 | Valspar Sponsored Content

The building’s custom-fabricated wall panels look like copper, but are actually flat metal sheets...

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August 12, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Designed by Vietnamese design firm Vo Trong Nghia Architects, the building will be made up of sta...

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The King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Campus in Saudi Arabia is
August 01, 2014 | Green Building Certification Institute

Partnership intended to improve LEED certification process for projects in countries around the g...

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July 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Students at the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences designed a solar panel that can double a...

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Energy-efficiency retrofits are on pace to grow more than 7% a year through 2023
July 28, 2014 | Navigant Research

Payback periods remain a critical factor for decisionmakers on retrofit projects, report finds....

July 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The concept behind the research is to slice the stalk of bamboo grass into smaller pieces to bond...

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July 21, 2014 | Schindler Elevator Corporation

Pennsylvania plant is the first LEED Gold certified elevator manufacturing facility in North Amer...

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