The new training facility for IBEW/NECA is the first commercial building retrofit designed to mee...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
From a "no sweat" toilet to a deep-well lavatory, here's a round up of the latest high-efficiency...read more
Six years after a tornado virtually wiped out the town, Greensburg, Kan., is the world's leading...read more
The Green Building Advisory Committee established by the General Services Administration, officia...read more
Italian innovators Andrea Sesta and Daniela Galvani hope to create a worldwide database of abando...read more
DLR Group and the Institute for the Built Environment at Colorado State University have collabora...read more
North Carolina lawmakers have introduced state legislation that would restrict the use of nationa...read more
Charles David Keeling Apartments, La Jolla, Calif., by KieranTimberlake. Photo: Tim Griffith
The AIA's Committee on the Environment selected its top ten examples of sustainable architecture...read more
From an orchid-shaped visitor center to California’s largest public works project, each of these...read more
Seattle's Beacon Food Forest project is transforming a seven-acre lot in the city’s Beacon Hill n...read more
The bookless Digital Library at UNO Galewood Charter School, one of 13 UNO charters serving Chicagos Hispanic community. Students sit at genius bars and use tablets and mobile devices to do their work. UNO wanted to break the mold of what a library is, says Patricia Saldaa Natke, Principal in Charge at UrbanWorks, Ltd., the schools designer. Christopher Barrett Photography
Charter schools are growing like Topsy. But don’t jump on board unless you know what you’re getti...read more
Analysis of daylighting control systems in 20 office and public spaces shows that while the autom...read more
A new book from leading sustainability, green building author and expert Jerry Yudelson challenge...read more
A survey of 291 building owners by IDC Energy Insights shows that 50% of owners use smart buildin...read more
Researchers at Stanford University have developed a nanophotonic material that not only reflects...read more
Due to open in August 2013, the West Branch library in Berkeley, Calif., replaces a branch library building formerly located on the site. Its net-zero energy and carbon-neutral design scheme was crucial to getting the $5.5 million, 9,500-sf replacement project approved by the city board.
The Building Team for Berkeley, Calif.’s new 9,500-sf West Branch library aims to achieve net-zer...read more
A new guidance manual, LEED for Neighborhood Development and Historic Preservation, outl...read more
The DOE'S Building Technologies Office this morning put out a call to the AEC industry for expert...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.
Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., and Chicago top EPA's list of the U.S. cities with the greatest nu...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
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
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
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
Ningbo Historic Museum / Wang Shu, Amateur Architecture Studio Iwan Baan
The per-capita list is based on 2010 U.S. Census data and includes commercial and institutional b...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