Sustainable Development

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 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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The winning design by Bart Shaw, AIA. Rendering courtesy of AIA.
June 30, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The American Institute of Architects held a competition to solve the farmer's markets' biggest de...

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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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March 26, 2014 | Callison

Hybrid ventilation, nighttime cooling, and fuel cell technology are among the dozens of sustainab...

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Sydney's new Goods Line will be built in two stages, the first of which is set t
March 25, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The 500-meter-long park will feature bike paths, study pods, and outdoor workspaces.

All renderings courtesy SuperSkyScrapers
March 21, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The Singapore Bamboo Skyscraper competition invited design teams to explore the possibilities of...

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Photo: Iwan Baan - www.iwan.com / Courtesy Emerson College
March 07, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The $85 million, 10-story vertical campus takes the shape of a massive, shimmering aircraft hanga...

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March 04, 2014 | Kettler

The 101-unit high-rise, called Element 28, is designed to achieve a LEED Silver certification. ...

February 27, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Target's new San Rafael, Calif., location was built on the site of the former San Quentin prison...

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February 24, 2014 | McCarthy Building Companies

The facility is intended to be "the most sustainable laboratory in the world," and incorporates n...

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Rendering: Integrated Environmental Solutions (IES)
February 21, 2014 | Thulasi Narayan, LEED AP, Paladino and Company

This course, worth 1.0 AIA LU/HSW, explores how to increase project value through energy modeling...

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Photo: Structurlam
February 20, 2014 | Kris Spickler

A CLT expert clears up several common misconceptions and myths surrounding the use of wood as a b...

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