Sustainable Design and Construction
M-1 streetcar line, Detroit. Credit: Anderson Illustration | Brookings Institution
A new Brookings Institution study records the emergence of “competitive places that are also cool...read more
With the construction of the LEED-NC Platinum Oakland University Human Health Building, construct...read more
In Seville, Spain, architectural firms Hombre de Piedra and Buró4 have designed and completed a c...read more
Photo: Paul Sableman via Wikimedia Commons
The Green Parking Council, an affiliate of the International Parking Institute, has launched the...read more
The Building Team just completed Phase II of the project, which includes 129 new units with 40 to be added next year. Photo cred
First opened in 1940, South Boston's Old Colony housing project had become a symbol of poor housi...read more
Set to open next month, the $75 million, 215,000-sf Kamloops Internet Data Centre in Kamloops, B.C., is projected to set records
Building Teams are employing a range of creative solutions—from evaporative cooling to novel hot/...read more
Facebook Data Center, Lule, Sweden
The demand for sophisticated facility monitoring solutions has spurred a new market segment—data...read more
Photo: Brett VA via Wikimedia Commons
The Affordable Green Neighborhoods Grant Program will offer 14 grants to developers of affordable...read more
Color-shifting finishes, dry-erase surfaces, and stain-blocking paints are highlighted in this ro...read more
Designed by Boeri Studio and developed by Hines, a vertical forest in Milan will include two residential towers. Photos, renderi
Some 900 trees, 5,000 shrubs, and 11,000 floral plants have been planted on the terraces of Bosco...read more
A study based on the construction of the Papadakis building at Drexel University gave Green Globes an advantage in costs and spe
Photo: Jacopo Werther via Wikimedia Commons
The industry associations, with more than 700,000 members generating almost $1 trillion in GDP, h...read more
The Bardessono resort in Yountville, Calif., tops TripAdvisor's list of highly rated green hotels.
The ARIA Sky Suites in Las Vegas and the Lenox Hotel in Boston are among the 10 most popular hote...read more
Vegetables, hops and herbs will be grown on the outside of the building, then harvested for the restaurant inside.
France has presented its design for Expo Milano 2015 in Milan—its representative building will be...read more
The list of the top 10 countries for LEED reflects the global adaptability of the world’s most wi...read more
From vertical farming to glowing trees (yes, glowing trees), Arup engineers imagine the future of...read more
ECO Modern Flats is a wellness-oriented apartment complex in Fayetteville, Ark., created from reconstruction of a property built
Sustainable and wellness-related design strategies embody a strong return on investment, accordin...read more
Hybrid ventilation, nighttime cooling, and fuel cell technology are among the dozens of sustainab...read more
Sydney's new Goods Line will be built in two stages, the first of which is set to be completed in November 2014. All renderings:
The 500-meter-long park will feature bike paths, study pods, and outdoor workspaces.
All renderings courtesy SuperSkyScrapers
The Singapore Bamboo Skyscraper competition invited design teams to explore the possibilities of...read more
Photo: Iwan Baan - www.iwan.com / Courtesy Emerson College
The $85 million, 10-story vertical campus takes the shape of a massive, shimmering aircraft hanga...read more
Target's new San Rafael, Calif., location was built on the site of the former San Quentin prison...read more
The facility is intended to be "the most sustainable laboratory in the world," and incorporates n...read more
Rendering: Integrated Environmental Solutions (IES)
This course, worth 1.0 AIA LU/HSW, explores how to increase project value through energy modeling...read more
A CLT expert clears up several common misconceptions and myths surrounding the use of wood as a b...read more
The Illinois Holocaust Museum, in Skokie, is one of Illinois' recent LEED Gold projects. Architect: Stanley Tigerman. Photo: Wik
The Green Building Initiative™ (GBI) announced today that between Feb. 13 and April 15 it will pr...read more
Vendor-neutral publication examines aspects of the popular power usage effectiveness (PUE) metric...
Mohamed A. ElGawady, associate professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering at Missouri S&T (right) with
Research could lead to blocks that use waste material and have seismic and insulating benefits....
Mill Junction will house up to 370 students and is supported by 50-year-old grain silos.