Green Renovation

May 10, 2011

Many federal agencies are struggling to convert their existing buildings to meet green standards,...

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April 14, 2011

The U.S. is putting greater emphasis on greening its worldwide portfolio of embassies. The U.S. S...

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February 11, 2011

(FER) studio, Inglewood, Calif., converted a 115-year-old former dry goods store in Louisville, K...

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February 07, 2011

The U.S. General Services Administration launched its Sustainable Facilities Tool on Monday, Feb....

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February 04, 2011

The U.S. Green Building Council applauded a key element of President Obama’s plan to “win the fut...

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February 04, 2011

President Obama’s Better Buildings Initiative, announced February 3, 2011, aims to achieve a 20%...

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Clif Bar & Co.
January 21, 2011

Clif Bar & Co.’s new 115,000-sf headquarters in Emeryville, Calif., is one of the first build...

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El Dorado
January 21, 2011

The historic 89,000-sf Hotel Stowell in Los Angeles was reincarnated as the El Dorado, a 65-unit...

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January 19, 2011

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced newly elected officers and new directors to...

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January 07, 2011 | By Susan Bady, Contributing Editor

Mixed-use development has been one of the few bright spots in real estate in the last few years....

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December 07, 2010

Blue design creates places that are not just neutral, but actually add back to the world and is t...

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November 29, 2010 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Motivated by the prospect of increased property values, reduced utility bills, and an interest in...

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November 16, 2010

The National Mall—known as America’s front yard—is being targeted for a massive rehab and restora...

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November 16, 2010

This month, the total footprint of commercial projects certified under the U.S. Green Building Co...

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November 16, 2010

The U.S. green building market is up 50% from 2008 to 2010—from $42 billion to $55 billion-$71 bi...

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November 09, 2010 | By Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

A slowdown in new construction has firms focusing on office reconstruction and interior renovatio...

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November 09, 2010 | By Jerry Yudelson, PE, MBA, LEED AP

Jerry Yudelson, prolific author and veteran green building expert, challenges Building Teams to t...

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November 09, 2010

Green buildings continue to be on the agenda for real estate owners, developers, and corporate ow...

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November 09, 2010

A new report from Pike Research forecasts that by 2020, nearly half the green building certificat...

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November 02, 2010 | By Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

Building Design+Construction takes a retrospective tour of a pace-setting LEED project.

November 01, 2010

The $41 million Arlington Grove mixed-use development in St. Louis is viewed as a major step in r...

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November 01, 2010

The first tenants of the Millennium Water development in Vancouver, B.C., were Olympic athletes c...

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October 21, 2010

The General Services Administration has increased its sustainability requirements and now mandate...

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October 14, 2010 | By Jay W. Schneider, Editor

27th Annual Reconstruction Awards — Gold Award. When the Boston Watch Company opened its factory...

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October 13, 2010 | By Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

The AEC industry shares a widespread obsession with the new. New is fresh. New is youthful. New i...

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October 13, 2010

William R. Hough Hall is the new home of the Warrington College of Business Administration at the...

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October 12, 2010 | By Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

27th Annual Reconstruction Awards—Silver Award. Memorial Field House, once the lovely Collegiate...

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October 12, 2010 | By Jay W. Schneider, Editor

27th Annual Reconstruction Awards...

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October 12, 2010 | BY Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

27th Annual Reconstruction Awards...

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October 12, 2010 | By Jay W. Schneider, Editor

An innovative restoration turns a historic but inoperable coal-burning steam plant into a modern,...

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