Sustainability

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)

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

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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The Illinois Holocaust Museum, in Skokie, is one of Illinois' recent LEED Gold p

The Illinois Holocaust Museum, in Skokie, is one of Illinois' recent LEED Gold projects. Architect: Stanley Tigerman. Photo: Wik

February 18, 2014 | USGBC
February 17, 2014 | Green Building Initiative

The Green Building Initiative™ (GBI) announced today that between Feb. 13 and April 15 it will pr...

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February 14, 2014

Vendor-neutral publication examines aspects of the popular power usage effectiveness (PUE) metric...

Mohamed A. ElGawady, associate professor of civil, architectural and environ

Mohamed A. ElGawady, associate professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering at Missouri S&T (right) with

February 14, 2014 | Missouri S&T

Research could lead to blocks that use waste material and have seismic and insulating benefits....

February 14, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Mill Junction will house up to 370 students and is supported by 50-year-old grain silos.

February 13, 2014 | BD+C Staff

The bunker, which sat empty for over 60 years after WWII, now uses sustainable technology and wil...

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February 06, 2014 | Lee H. Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership

The space, backed by The Elijah Interfaith Institute, is meant to "bring about world-changing pea...

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February 04, 2014 | International Living Future Institute

The Bechtel Environmental Classroom utilizes solar power, composting toilets, and an energy recov...

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February 04, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Architect Christian Salvati's new structure is just the first step in bringing shipping container...

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Kansas City is among the metros participating in the new City Energy Project, an

Kansas City is among the metros participating in the new City Energy Project, an effort to reduce building-related climate-chang

January 30, 2014 | City Energy Project / NRDC

Organizers say combined initiative could cut as much climate-change pollution as generated by 1 m...

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Yale School of Management, Edward P. Evans Hall. All images: Foster + Partners.

Yale School of Management, Edward P. Evans Hall. All images: Foster + Partners.

January 24, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Edward P. Evans Hall, the new home of the Yale School of Management, has opened for business. The...

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All images  Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture/photographs by Namgoong Sun

All images Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture/photographs by Namgoong Sun.

January 23, 2014 | Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

The 50-story tower features a unique, angled building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) exterior des...

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Coventry Universitys Lanchester Library was designed by U.K. firm Alan Short &

Coventry Universitys Lanchester Library was designed by U.K. firm Alan Short & Associates and completed in 2000. It uses 51% le

January 11, 2014 | Brian E. Trimble, PE, LEED AP, Brick Industry Association

When targeting net-zero energy performance, AEC professionals are advised to tackle energy demand...

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January 08, 2014 | BD+C Staff

Newer developments include windows made with nano-crystals that control intense heat penetration...

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January 07, 2014 | Julie S. Higginbotham

Slowed by the recession—and often by protracted negotiations—some big redevelopment plans are now...

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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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