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Renderings courtesy Zaha Hadid Architects
on December 19,2014

Zaha Hadid Architects released designs for the new headquarters of Emirati environmental management company Bee’ah, revealing a structure that references the shape and motion of a sand dune.

on December 18,2014

The new collaboration recognizes importance of sustainable parking facility design and management to the built environment.

Houston's Monarch School was named the K-12 school of the year. Photo: courtesy
on December 17,2014

Houston's Monarch School was named the K-12 school of the year, and Western Michigan University was honored as the top higher-ed institution, based on environmental programs and education efforts.

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Gilbane invested $60,000 to acquire its first 3D laser scanner, the FARO Focus 3
on December 23,2014 in Feature

From energy modeling on the fly to prefabrication of building systems, these advancements are potential game changers for AEC firms that are...

Photo: M.O. Stevens via Wikimedia Commons
on November 02,2014 in Feature

M+W Group's David Gibney offers his top lessons learned from coordinating dozens of large LEED projects during the past 13 years.

The 44,640-sf Iowa Utilities Board/Office of the Consumer Advocate Building in D
on October 21,2014 in Feature
Much of the spirited discussion around LEED v4 has been centered on the Materials & Resources Credit. At least one voice in the wilderness...