Sustainable Development

January 06, 2014 | The Green Building Initiative

The Green Building Initiative announced today that it has named Jerry Yudelson as its president t...

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January 03, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Set to open in late 2015, the 46-story Clearpoint Residences condo tower will feature planted ter...

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January 02, 2014 | BD+C Staff

A new prerequisite in LEED v4 calls for each project to measure whole building energy use, and th...

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December 27, 2013 | BD+C Staff

WDMA's National Architectural Door Council has initiated a project to create ISO-compliant Produc...

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December 26, 2013 | Yudelson Associates

Cloud-based building automation tools and product disclosure declarations are among the green bui...

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December 20, 2013 | Buro Happold

A new tool from the engineering firm Buro Happold takes into account both energy and economic per...

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Atermath of SuperStorm Sandy, Arlington, Va. Photo: Albert Herring / Wikimedia C

Atermath of SuperStorm Sandy, Arlington, Va. Photo: Albert Herring / Wikimedia Commons

December 19, 2013 | Jones Lang LaSalle

With over fifty percent of the population already living in urban areas, cities must grapple with...

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December 17, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory and the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Prese...

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December 17, 2013 | USGBC

The Lady Bird Johnson Middle School in Irving, Texas, was named a winner of USGBC's annual award,...

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December 10, 2013 | BD+C Staff

From a crowd-funded smart shovel to a why-didn’t-someone-do-this-sooner scheme for managing traff...

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November 22, 2013 | BD+C Editor

Seven leading product sustainability assessment companies partner with the HPD Collaborative to d...

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November 20, 2013 | BuildingGreen, Inc.
Assa Abloy's power-over-ethernet access-control locks and Schüco's retrofit façade system are a...
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The Bridge Building on the Cumberland River in Nashville was recently transforme

The Bridge Building on the Cumberland River in Nashville was recently transformed into offices and event space. Hastings Archite

November 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The BD+C editorial team brings you this special report on the latest green building trends across...

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November 14, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Next week at Greenbuild, BD+C will unveil its demonstration pediatric patient unit, called Pedia-...

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The Iowa Utilities Board/Office of Consumer Advocate building, in Des Moines, ea

The Iowa Utilities Board/Office of Consumer Advocate building, in Des Moines, earned a 100 Energy Star score, LEED Platinum, and

November 13, 2013 | Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

With the economy picking up, many stalled government contracts are reaching completion and earnin...

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November 13, 2013 | Navigant Research

The worldwide installed capacity of GHP systems will reach 127.4 gigawatts-thermal over the next...

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As part of its IntelliCommand building operations management service, Jones Lang

As part of its IntelliCommand building operations management service, Jones Lang LaSalle staffs a team of facilities experts who

November 08, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief
Real estate services giant Jones Lang LaSalle set out to answer these questions when it partner...
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As the first multifamily project certified net-zero by the International Living

As the first multifamily project certified net-zero by the International Living Future Institute, the zHome development in Issaq

November 08, 2013 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

The 10-unit zHome in Issaquah Highlands, Wash., is the nation’s first net-zero multifamily projec...

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The newly opened UCLA Outpatient Surgery and Medical Building consists of two wi

The newly opened UCLA Outpatient Surgery and Medical Building consists of two wings joined by a well-lit atrium, accented with i

November 08, 2013 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

LEED for Healthcare debuted in spring 2011, and certifications are now beginning to roll in. They...

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The plan for the West Valley Campus of the College of the Desert, near Palm Spri

The plan for the West Valley Campus of the College of the Desert, near Palm Springs, Calif., calls for net-plus energy, and high

November 08, 2013 | Julie S. Higginbotham, Senior Editor

Architects are seeking affirmation that the complex array of programs, systems, and tools at thei...

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November 06, 2013 | BOMA International

The commercial real estate industry’s ongoing focus on energy efficiency has resulted in a downwa...

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All photos: Prakash Patel, courtesy SmithGroupJJR

All photos: Prakash Patel, courtesy SmithGroupJJR

November 05, 2013 | SmithGroupJJR

Built on the former site of a parking lot and an untended natural wetland, the 160,260-sf, five-s...

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Tom Wujec, Autodesk Fellow and Lead Facilitator for the U40 Vision Competition,

Tom Wujec, Autodesk Fellow and Lead Facilitator for the U40 Vision Competition, talks with some of the winning teams before thei

October 18, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Fifteen teams competed last week in the first annual Vision U40 Competition at BD+C's Un...

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October 18, 2013 | BD+C Editors

With countries not tackling climate change aggressively, cities are in the best position to drive...

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U40 Summit participants gathered for a group photo at the conclusion of the Visi

U40 Summit participants gathered for a group photo at the conclusion of the Vision U40 competition. Fifteen teams battled for $5

October 15, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Sixty-five up-and-coming AEC stars presented their big ideas for solving pressing social, economi...

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October 04, 2013 | BD+C Staff

The One Central Park Tower development consists of two, 380-foot-tall towers covered in a series...

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September 26, 2013 | Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute

Ten finalists are competing for $250,000 in prizes from the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation...

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The LEED Platinum 120,000-sf Lewis and Clark State Office Building, Jefferson City, Mo. Design firm BNIM (architect/interior design) led the Building Team of Rumsey Engineers (mechanical design engineer), Smith & Boucher (MEP EOR), Clanton & Associates (lighting design), ENSAR Group (daylighting consultant), and Professional Contractors and Engineers (GC). The $18.1 million project won a Building Team Award (Platinum) from Building Design+Construction (www.BDCnetwork.com/BNIM/LewisAndClark).Photo: Farshid Assassi/Courtesy BNIM

September 19, 2013 | Jerry Yudelson, PE, LEED Fellow

Renowned green building author, Jerry Yudelson, offers five valuable lessons for designers, contr...

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September 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Worries about legal liability have long dogged the sustainable building movement, but insurance e...

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September 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Dubbed BIQ house, the building features a bright green façade consisting of hollow glass panels f...

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