Sustainable Design and Construction
Singapore's CREATE facility is Lab of the Year 2013. Courtesy Perkins+Will.
Singapore CREATE R&D campus takes top honor in Lab of Year competition, sponsored by R...read more
Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and Chicago top EPA's list of the U.S. cities with the greatest nu...read more
Bullitt Center will open this spring. Photo: John Stamets
Superefficient Seattle office building is designed to meet the ambitious goals of the Living Buil...read more
Walgreens to build first net-zero energy retail store
Walgreens announced plans last week to build one of the nation's first net-zero retail stores. Th...read more
Algae "farms" sandwiched between glass faade panels.
Exterior of carbon-neutral demonstration building consists of hollow glass panels containing micr...read more
Hunters Point South, Phase 1. Rendering courtesy SHoP Architects
A man-made mountain will conceal a waste-to-energy facility near Copenhagen.
A new project near Copenhagen pushes the boundaries of the term "mixed use," combining a waste-to...read more
Green roofs will be a hallmark of Samsung's Silicon Valley complex.
Samsung Electronics' new 1.1 million sf San Jose campus will support at least 2,500 sales and R...read more
Lend Lease builds world's tallest timber apartment building
Construction giant Lend Lease recently put the finishing touches on Forté, a 10-story apartment c...read more
Residents of energy-efficient complex will reap the benefits of a hydroponic farm.
HOK sustainability expert Mary Ann Lazarus tapped by AIA for strategy consulting position
Mary Ann Lazarus, FAIA, LEED® AP BD+C, has accepted a two-year consulting position with the Ameri...read more
Opened in 2012, this suburban Seattle Starbucks was built with shipping containers.
Coffee giant Starbucks is rolling out mini-stores with maximum local flavor, as part of an intern...read more
This hospital at Virginia's Fort Belvoir recently achieved LEED Gold.
BD+C's 2011 White Paper: Zero and Net-Zero Energy Buildings + Homes
We submit our eighth White Paper on Sustainability in the hope that it will inspire architects, e...read more
In this White Paper, we provide concrete ways in which AEC professionals can have a positive role in addressing climate change.
In this White Paper, we provide concrete ways in which AEC professionals can have a positive role...read more
Commercial buildings have seen a drop in their energy intensity of more than 40% since 1980, acco...read more
Sliced Porosity Block combines concrete and glass towers with public plazas.
CoreNet encourages real estate execs to consider green power and other energy-efficiency initiatives.
CoreNet Global, a major international association for corporate real estate and workplace executi...read more
5 radical trends in outpatient facility design
Building Design+Construction combed the healthcare design and construction sector to evaluate the...read more
Boxman Studios has launched a new division aimed at sustainable solutions for the Built Environment. The Boxman Studios Building
Boxman Studios has launched a new division aimed at sustainable solutions for the Built Environme...read more
Minneapolis is the latest major metro to require large commercial buildings to benchmark and disclose their energy and water use
Minneapolis is the latest major metro to require large commercial buildings to benchmark and disc...read more
The Great City development near Chengdu will prohibit cars. Courtesy Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture.
A new urban development near Chengdu, China, will provide new housing for ~80,000 people, surroun...read more
Magali Delmas, UCLA
A new report from researchers at UCLA and France's University Paris–Dauphine claims that workers...read more
See Rob Cassidys interview with Tom Hootman on how NZE buildings are creating a new role for architects, at http://www.BDCnetwo
We’re not in the habit of recommending books in these pages, but we could not ignore two recent n...read more
The LEED Platinum, net-zero-ready campus police substation at Miramar College, a unit of the San Diego Community College Distric
More and more colleges and universities see sustainainably designed buildings as a given
Valencia College at Lake Nonas innovative new $21.7 million Academic Building designed by SchenkelShultz Architecture. Ben Tann
Featuring the latest technologies, the three-story, academic facility includes academic spaces an...read more
Partnership will help further USGBC’s mission by advancing green building education
Focus is on healthy building materials to promote indoor environmental quality and human health...
7,000 members of the green building industry convene for opening ple...read more
Respondents indicated a widespread commitment to sustainable practices