The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has cited FloorScore® certified flooring products as elig...read more
Save the planet with indigenous knowledge. Make permanent water part of your life. Dive deep wate...read more
The city of Toronto late last month passed a new green roof by-law that consists of a green roof...read more
Sustainability and energy efficiency depend not only on the overall design but also on the buildi...read more
Sectioning off large open spaces without making everything feel closed off was the challenge face...read more
None of the hundreds of existing green building rating systems is perfect. Some of them are too d...read more
The William Jefferson Clinton Childrens Center (WJCCC) in Port-au-Prince is designed to replace an orphanage severely damaged in the 2010 earthquake. HOKs Thomas Knittel took inspiration from the kapok tree, a native Caribbean species that stores water internally and sheds its leaves in times of drought.
It’s not enough to copy nature. Today’s designers need a deeper understanding of environmental nu...read more
Green building consultant Jerry Yudelson has been named President of the Green Building Initiativ...read more
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In light of America's new energy resources and an increased emphasis on energy efficiency, Skansk...read more
The Living Building Challenge has released the Net Zero Energy Building Certification to provide...read more
Building Design+Construction's new conference and expo, BUILDINGChicago, kicks...read more
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Metal Roof Consultants attended a school board meeting and presented a sloped metal retrofit roof...read more
Not only is the student recreation center at the University of Arizona, Tucson, the hub of studen...read more