Sustainable Design and Construction

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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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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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 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 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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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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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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Designed by Boeri Studio and developed by Hines, a vertical forest in Milan will
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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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
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
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
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.,
April 14, 2014 | Urban Land Institute

Sustainable and wellness-related design strategies embody a strong return on investment, accordin...

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