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As the first multifamily project certified net-zero by the International Living Future Institute, the zHome development in Issaq
The 10-unit zHome in Issaquah Highlands, Wash., is the nation’s first net-zero multifamily projec...read more
The plan for the West Valley Campus of the College of the Desert, near Palm Springs, Calif., calls for net-plus energy, and high
Architects are seeking affirmation that the complex array of programs, systems, and tools at thei...read more
Tom Wujec, Autodesk Fellow and Lead Facilitator for the U40 Vision Competition, talks with some of the winning teams before thei
Fifteen teams competed last week in the first annual Vision U40 Competition at BD+C's Un...read more
Ten finalists are competing for $250,000 in prizes from the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation...read more
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
Renowned green building author, Jerry Yudelson, offers five valuable lessons for designers, contr...read more
Architecture firm C. F. Møller has proposed building the tallest wooden building in the world in...read more
The LEED Gold Appaloosa Branch Library, Scottsdale, Ariz., incorporated a variety of Firestone Building Products. DLW Architects designed the project. Photo courtesy of DLW Architects.
In an effort to accelerate sustainable development around the world, the U.S. Green Building Coun...read more
The next version of the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED rating system will expand water-saving...read more
When it comes to durability, a 50-year building design ideally should include 50-year coatings. M...read more
As experienced designers, contractors, and owners know, most paint and coating problems are corre...read more
Enermodal staff at the firms annual employee conference (opposite) and Enermodal Green Games (above). The firm has racked up numerous LEED Canada firsts: the first Platinum certification in Ontario (Toronto Region Conservation Authoritys Restoration Services Centre), the first Platinum industrial certification (Fifth Town Cheese), and the largest Platinum project in Canada (Bay Adelaide Centre).
At Enermodal Engineering, there’s only one kind of building—a sustainable one.
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
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
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
Light control manufacturer Lutron Electronics partners with Mermet and announces new sensor calib...read more
SharePoint360 was used to manage the renovation and expansion of three community colleges.
Two innovations—program manager Gafcon’s SharePoint360 project management platform and a new BIM...read more
Lessons for the AEC industry.
Later this year, we will launch Best AEC Firms 2012. We’re looking for firms that create truly po...read more
LEED v4 drafts and the public comment tool are now available on the newly re-launched, re-envisio...read more
Your firm is invited to contribute to this special issue, which will be distributed at Greenbuild...read more
Perkins+Wills design is planned around a multi-story atrium that connects the second, third and fourth levels of the building,
Largest one-time funded Connecticut state project and first designed to be LEED Gold.
The design also provides Skanskas employees with an open atmosphere, allowing for more collaboration, interaction and communica
Construction firm’s new 19,100-sf office targets LEED Gold certification.
The building cost the city a whopping $146.5 million which brings back the argument between building new energy efficient build
The 13-floor building can hold around 900 people, but consumes 60% less water and 32% less energy...read more
Plumosa School of the Arts has been awarded LEED Gold by the USGBC.
Education project dedicated to teaching sustainability in the classroom.
Chicago is known for its green roofs but has few green walls, a trend that began in the late 1980s in France.
Project, with price tag of $2 million to $3 million, needs council approval.
The Golden Gate Bridge Pavilion marks the famous bridge's 75 years and utilizes Nichiha USA's Illumination Series panels.
With features such as Nichiha's Illumination series panels, super-insulating glass units, and LED...read more
Global initiative is designed to spur building and infrastructure development, create new investm...read more