Sustainability

May 09, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Six years after a tornado virtually wiped out the town, Greensburg, Kan., is the world's leading...

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May 03, 2013 | USGBC

The Green Building Advisory Committee established by the General Services Administration, officia...

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Courtesy BIG
April 26, 2013 | Irina Vinnitskaya - Architecture News
April 26, 2013 | DLR Group

DLR Group and the Institute for the Built Environment at Colorado State University have collabora...

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Charles David Keeling Apartments, La Jolla, Calif., by KieranTimberlake. Photo:
April 23, 2013 | AIA

The AIA's Committee on the Environment selected its top ten examples of sustainable architecture...

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April 16, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From an orchid-shaped visitor center to California’s largest public works project, each of these...

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April 12, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Seattle's Beacon Food Forest project is transforming a seven-acre lot in the city’s Beacon Hill n...

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April 10, 2013 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Charter schools are growing like Topsy. But don’t jump on board unless you know what you’re getti...

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April 05, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Whole Foods and partner Gotham Greens will create a 20,000-sf greenhouse atop one of the retailer...

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Courtesy Foster + Partners
April 05, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Campus 2, Apple Inc.'s proposed ring-shaped office facility in Cupertino, Calif.,...

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April 02, 2013 | Yudelson Associates

A new book from leading sustainability, green building author and expert Jerry Yudelson challenge...

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March 29, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Researchers at Stanford University have developed a nanophotonic material that not only reflects...

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Due to open in August 2013, the West Branch library in Berkeley, Calif., replace
March 27, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

The Building Team for Berkeley, Calif.’s new 9,500-sf West Branch library aims to achieve net-zer...

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March 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A new guidance manual, LEED for Neighborhood Development and Historic Preservation, outl...

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March 22, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The DOE'S Building Technologies Office this morning put out a call to the AEC industry for expert...

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Enermodal staff at the firms annual employee conference (opposite) and Enermoda
March 21, 2013 | Ted Agres, Contributing Editor

At Enermodal Engineering, there’s only one kind of building—a sustainable one.

Singapore's CREATE facility is Lab of the Year 2013. Courtesy Perkins+Will.
March 15, 2013 | Julie S. Higginbotham

Singapore CREATE R&D campus takes top honor in Lab of Year competition, sponsored by R...

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March 14, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and Chicago top EPA's list of the U.S. cities with the greatest nu...

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Bullitt Center will open this spring. Photo: John Stamets
March 12, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Superefficient Seattle office building is designed to meet the ambitious goals of the Living Buil...

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Walgreens to build first net-zero energy retail store
March 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Walgreens announced plans last week to build one of the nation's first net-zero retail stores. Th...

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Algae "farms" sandwiched between glass faade panels.
March 06, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Exterior of carbon-neutral demonstration building consists of hollow glass panels containing micr...

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Hunters Point South, Phase 1. Rendering courtesy SHoP Architects
March 06, 2013 | BD+C Staff

With the construction of Hunters Point South, New York City will get its first lar...

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A man-made mountain will conceal a waste-to-energy facility near Copenhagen.
March 05, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A new project near Copenhagen pushes the boundaries of the term "mixed use," combining a waste-to...

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Green roofs will be a hallmark of Samsung's Silicon Valley complex.
February 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Samsung Electronics' new 1.1 million sf San Jose campus will support at least 2,500 sales and R...

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Lend Lease builds world's tallest timber apartment building
February 28, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Construction giant Lend Lease recently put the finishing touches on Forté, a 10-story apartment c...

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