Sustainable Design and Construction

June 08, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The Living Building Challenge was chosen from a pool of 122 of entries from around the world.

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June 08, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Student input on green elements provides learning experience.

June 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

By completing this course, you earn 1.0 HSW/SD AIA Learning Units.

The International Animal Health and Food Safety Institute at the K-State Olathe
June 01, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Aspects of the design included a curtain wall and punched openings allowing natural light deep in...

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Interior lighting system designs that reduce night sky light pollution and suppo
May 23, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

LEED certification of the AZ ARNG Readiness Center was based on a number of green design and cons...

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May 16, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Getting the IgCC adopted in all 50 states and in jurisdictions across the country is the primary...

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May 11, 2012 | By Robert Cassidy

We offer the following recommendations in the hope that they will help step up the pace of high-p...

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May 03, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Total number of major global green buildings n...

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May 03, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

New NSF Standard provides manufacturers, specifiers and building industry with verifiable, object...

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May 02, 2012 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Earn 1.0 AIA/CES learning units by studying this article and successfully completing the online e...

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Village Green was primarily funded by an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
May 02, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Sustainable design achievable without having to add significant cost; owner and residents reap be...

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Construction crews set in place a steel horizontal beam at a height (C) CBS News
May 01, 2012 | By Reuters

One World Trade Center, being built at the site of the fallen twin towers, surpassed the Empire S...

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The MLK, Jr. Multi-Service Ambulatory Care Center will pursue a variety of LEED
May 01, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Featuring a variety of sustainable features, the new facility is designed to achieve LEED Gold Ce...

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April 30, 2012

Insulated metal panels, or IMPs, have been a popular exterior wall cladding choice for more than...

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Experts from the EPA, along with architects and builders will present ways to de
April 27, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Architects and builders interested in developing water-efficient buildings invited to attend free...

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Located in Hampton Bays, N.Y., the $42-million, 146,400-sf structure received th
April 27, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

School was the first LEED-certified public school in the state of New York.

The Freshwater Skyscraper will be able to irrigate a one-hectare field of tomato
April 25, 2012 | By Jeanne Roberts

The Freshwater Skyscraper will address the issue of increasing water scarcity through a process k...

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The 180,000-sf, six-story laboratory was completed in 2011 as part of the master
April 25, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Project receives LEED Gold Certification.

Jason F. McLennan
April 24, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

McLennan was recognized for his work on the Living Building Challenge.

April 20, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

President Bill Clinton to deliver keynote address at ?largest solar energy event in the Americas....

Arista Uptown Apartments is a transit-oriented apartment community designed to f
April 19, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

First of eight buildings highlights unique amenities.

A key design element in the police substation was the green roof grid system, wh
April 17, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The police substation is the first higher education facility in San Diego County to achieve LEED...

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Connecting with the Regenstein Hall of Music, the building enables the Bienen Sc
April 13, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

The showcase facility is the recital hall, an intimate, two-level space with undulating walls of...

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The Flat Tower design is based on a medium-height dome structure that covers a l
April 06, 2012 | by Beth Buczynski

A team of French designers unveil the “Flat Tower” design, a second place winner in the 2011 eVol...

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April 03, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Report covers JM’s long-time sustainability fo...

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John Hazlett, Director of Sustainability, City of Indianapolis; Greg Ballard, Ma
April 02, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Emmitt J. Bean Federal Center project team for...

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The Stego Wrap vapor barrier has been submitted to the HPD Working Group a volun
March 16, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

Vapor barrier manufacturer strives to provide better green choices to designers and builders.

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The revised design keeps the obelisk form of the original with enclosed space gi
March 14, 2012 | By the San Francisco Chronicle

The glassy white high-rise would be 60 stories and 1,070 feet tall with an entrance at First and...

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March 12, 2012 | By BASF

Retrofitting our existing commercial buildings is one of the key steps to overcoming the economic...

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JJCs Facility Services Building is part of a $220 million master plan aimed at
March 06, 2012 | By BD+C Staff

With construction managed by Gilbane Building Company, Joliet Junior College’s Facility Services...

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