Sustainability

In this White Paper, we provide concrete ways in which AEC professionals can hav
February 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

In this White Paper, we provide concrete ways in which AEC professionals can have a positive role...

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February 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Commercial buildings have seen a drop in their energy intensity of more than 40% since 1980, acco...

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Sliced Porosity Block combines concrete and glass towers with public plazas.
February 21, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Architect Steven Holl has released two short films describing the development of S...

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CoreNet encourages real estate execs to consider energy-efficient design.
February 20, 2013 | BD+C Staff

CoreNet Global, a major international association for corporate real estate and workplace executi...

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5 radical trends in outpatient facility design
February 14, 2013 | David Barista, Editor-in-Chief

Building Design+Construction combed the healthcare design and construction sector to evaluate the...

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Boxman Studios has launched a new division aimed at sustainable solutions for th
February 14, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Boxman Studios has launched a new division aimed at sustainable solutions for the Built Environme...

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Minneapolis is the latest major metro to require large commercial buildings to b
February 14, 2013 | BD+C Staff

Minneapolis is the latest major metro to require large commercial buildings to benchmark and disc...

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The Great City development near Chengdu will prohibit cars. Courtesy Adrian Smit
February 13, 2013 | BD+C Staff

A new urban development near Chengdu, China, will provide new housing for ~80,000 people, surroun...

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Magali Delmas, UCLA
January 25, 2013 | Posted by Robert Cassidy, Editorial Director

A new report from researchers at UCLA and France's University Paris–Dauphine claims that workers...

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January 23, 2013 | Posted by Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor

The per-capita list is based on 2010 U.S. Census data and includes commercial and institutional b...

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See Rob Cassidys interview with Tom Hootman on how NZE buildings are creating a
January 02, 2013 | By Robert Cassidy

We’re not in the habit of recommending books in these pages, but we could not ignore two recent n...

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The LEED Platinum, net-zero-ready campus police substation at Miramar College, a
November 29, 2012 | By Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor, Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor, and Rob Cassidy, Editorial Director

More and more colleges and universities see sustainainably designed buildings as a given

Valencia College at Lake Nonas innovative new $21.7 million Academic Building d
November 20, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Featuring the latest technologies, the three-story, academic facility includes academic spaces an...

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November 15, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Partnership will help further USGBC’s mission by advancing green building education

November 15, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Focus is on healthy building materials to promote indoor environmental quality and human health...

November 15, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

7,000 members of the green building industry convene for opening ple...

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November 13, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Respondents indicated a widespread commitment to sustainable practices

November 12, 2012

Company Announces the First in a Set of Comprehensive Resources to Help Companies Take Steps to I...

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A ceiling-high stone fireplace framed by rustic wooden logs was created by artis
November 11, 2012 | By Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor, Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor, and Rob Cassidy, Editorial Director

Hotel boom signals good news for greener lodging facilities

The 15,000-sf 911 facility in Morris, Ill., designed and built by Wight & Co. fo
November 11, 2012 | By Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor, Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor, and Rob Cassidy, Editorial Director

Public sector remains a bastion of sustainability

The Edwin and Nancy Van Brunt Central Energy Plant, which powers the entire 34-a
November 11, 2012 | By Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor, Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor, and Rob Cassidy, Editorial Director

Green medical facilities extend beyond hospital walls

The LEED Platinum-rated Panama Commons, in Panama City, Fla., is a community of
November 11, 2012 | By Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor, Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor, and Rob Cassidy, Editorial Director

Sustainably designed apartments are apples of developers’ eyes

College Park Elementary School, Virginia Beach, Va., has an integrated wetland g
November 11, 2012 | By Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor, Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor, and Rob Cassidy, Editorial Director

High-performance schools put ‘sustainability’ in the lesson plan

Net-zero energy Health Professions & Student Services Building, North Shore Comm
November 11, 2012 | By Amy McIntosh, Associate Editor, Raissa Rocha, Associate Editor, and Rob Cassidy, Editorial Director

Enter the new era of ‘disclosure and transparency’

October 23, 2012

The U.S. Green Building Council has named Jim Nicolow, a principal of the architecture firm Lord,...

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October 03, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

LEED v4 drafts and the public comment tool are now available on the newly re-launched, re-envisio...

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September 27, 2012 | By Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

As PVs grow in popularity, nearly half of all installations require roof rack systems. Our expert...

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September 26, 2012 | By Robert Cassidy

Your firm is invited to contribute to this special issue, which will be distributed at Greenbuild...

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Plans include a rich mix of proposed uses, including over 15,000 residential uni
September 24, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

The “Lakeside Idea” is about bridging a brownfield industrial past to a green lifestyle future, f...

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Classroom at Ross (Calif.) School with balanced daylighting. School districts ar
September 18, 2012 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

When educators and school administrators describe their vision for new K-12 school buildings as ‘...

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