Sustainability

Boxman Studios has launched a new division aimed at sustainable solutions for th

Boxman Studios has launched a new division aimed at sustainable solutions for the Built Environment. The Boxman Studios Building

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

Minneapolis is the latest major metro to require large commercial buildings to benchmark and disclose their energy and water use

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

The Great City development near Chengdu will prohibit cars. Courtesy Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture.

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

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

See Rob Cassidys interview with Tom Hootman on how NZE buildings are creating a new role for architects, at http://www.BDCnetwo

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

The LEED Platinum, net-zero-ready campus police substation at Miramar College, a unit of the San Diego Community College Distric

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

Valencia College at Lake Nonas innovative new $21.7 million Academic Building designed by SchenkelShultz Architecture. Ben Tann

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

A ceiling-high stone fireplace framed by rustic wooden logs was created by artisans for the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis. Elsewhere

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

The 15,000-sf 911 facility in Morris, Ill., designed and built by Wight & Co. for the Grundy County Public Building Commission.

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

The Edwin and Nancy Van Brunt Central Energy Plant, which powers the entire 34-acre campus at Phoenix Childrens Hospital, was b

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

The LEED Platinum-rated Panama Commons, in Panama City, Fla., is a community of four-story, family-oriented apartment buildings

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

College Park Elementary School, Virginia Beach, Va., has an integrated wetland garden situated in a courtyard area; it serves as

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

Net-zero energy Health Professions & Student Services Building, North Shore Community College, Danvers, Mass., by DiMella Shaffe

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

Plans include a rich mix of proposed uses, including over 15,000 residential units and more than 15-million-square-feet of retai

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

Classroom at Ross (Calif.) School with balanced daylighting. School districts are demanding improved acoustics, thermal comfort,

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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USDA officials want their headquarters to be a model facility for others wishin

USDA officials want their headquarters to be a model facility for others wishing to implement waste reduction and waste minimiz

September 12, 2012

After installing 20 high-speed, energy-efficient hand dryers in restrooms throughout the USDA hea...

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Lance Hosey AIA, LEED AP

Lance Hosey AIA, LEED AP

September 11, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Author and authority on green design to spearhead RTKL Performance-driven DesignSM initiative....

The Colonel Smith Middle School in Fort Huachuca, Ariz., is about to open for th

The Colonel Smith Middle School in Fort Huachuca, Ariz., is about to open for the 2012-2013 school year. The 330-student facilit

September 07, 2012 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Getting to net-zero is not easy, but the promise of eliminating energy bills and using state-of-t...

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Fairfaxs new building will house behavioral healthcare services of the Fairfax-

Fairfaxs new building will house behavioral healthcare services of the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board, including

September 07, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

Designed by Noritake Associates of Alexandria Virginia, the project is LEED-registered, seeking L...

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August 02, 2012 | Posted by Tim Gregorski, Senior Editor

You can earn 1.0 AIA credit + HSW + SD by taking this course.

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