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Green

The future of mass timber construction, with Swinerton's Timberlab

Photo: Portland (Ore.) International Airport, courtesy Swinerton

   

   

July 16, 2021 | BD+C Staff

In this exclusive for HorizonTV, BD+C's John Caulfield sat down with three Timberlab leaders to...

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Photo: Adohi Hall at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, designed by Boston-based Leers Weinzapfel Associates.

Photo: Adohi Hall at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, designed by Boston-based Leers Weinzapfel Associates.

    

May 14, 2021 | David Barista, Editorial Director

An architect who has worked on some of the nation's largest and most significant mass timber co...

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BD+C exclusive research: What owners want from AEC firms
April 09, 2021 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor 

BD+C’s first-ever owners’ survey finds them focused on improving buildings’ performance for hig...

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The Weekly show, Feb 4, 2021: The rise of healthy buildings and human performance sponsored by Sierra Pacific
February 04, 2021 | BD+C Staff

This week on The Weekly show, BD+C editors speak with AEC industry leaders from Brookf...

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Indiana Toll Road's LEED Gold Administration and Operations Building

Indiana Toll Road's LEED Gold Administration and Operations Building. Photo courtesy SmithGroup

  

November 25, 2020 | SMITHGROUP

New LEED Gold facility consolidates operations for tollway authority.

October 08, 2020 | BD+C Staff

The October 8 episode of BD+C's "The Weekly" is available for viewing on demand.

Plastpro with Dora Kay, AIA, Moseley Architects

Architects, developers, and builders will meet in person with product manufacturers at two ProCONNECT events this fall: "Single-Family" (Sept 12-14) and "Multifamily" (Dec 12-14).

October 05, 2020 | PROCONNECT STAFF

SGC Horizon ProConnect 2021 schedule for Education, Multifamily, Office, and Single Family even...

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BuroHappold commits to all new building projects achieving net-zero carbon by 2030

BuroHappold’s work for the new Santa Monica (Calif.) City Services Building will help it become one of the first municipal facilities to meet the cutting-edge criteria for ILFI’s Living Building Challenge.

  

March 09, 2020 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The engineering firm also launched a long-term partnership with ILFI.

Wellness in construction

The prevalence of overweight employees within the construction industry is significantly higher than the general adult population. This has obvious health implications, but also business implications. Photo courtesy Structure Tone

   

January 20, 2020 | Stephanie Timm, PhD, Senior Director, Delos, and Jennifer Taranto, Director of Sustainability, Structure Tone

New research on wellness in the construction sector highlights interventions that could be effect...

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How the new EC3 tool raises the bar on collective action

The Embodied Carbon in Construction Calculator helps building teams evaluate a project’s overall embodied carbon emissions during design and procurement decision making.

   

January 10, 2020 | Donald Davies, President, Magnusson Klemencic Associates

Nearly 50 AEC industry organizations partnered to develop the groundbreaking Embodied Carbon in C...

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101 Top Products for 2019
December 16, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Building Design+Construction readers and editors select their top building products for...

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Sto StoColor Dryonic, 101 Top Products for 2019
December 12, 2019 | BD+C Staff

Sto's beetle-inspired exterior coating and Dörken Systems' UV-resistant vapor-permeable barrier a...

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 What building owners and AEC teams need to know about New York’s Climate Mobilization Act

Photo: Hoffmann Architects

  

December 02, 2019 | Alison B. Hoffmann, Hoffmann Architects, Inc.

On April 18, 2019, the New York City Council passed the Climate Mobilization Act, a suite of laws...

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Agripolis rooftop urban farm

All renderings courtesy Agripolis

August 15, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Agripolis is spearheading the project.

July 15, 2019 | By Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The move follows successful public input on LEED 4.1.

May 08, 2019 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Getting wellness to pay off may not be that simple, or even a wise investment to begin with, acco...

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Top 10 green buildings for 2019

A restrained palette of natural, authentic materials was used in the Amherst (Mass.) College New Science Center. Drawing inspiration from the surrounding campus architecture, the high-performing materials are designed and detailed for a 100-year life cycle. The pavilions are clad in ultra-high-performance concrete panels, in turn protected by a fixed weathering steel screen. Photo: Chuck Choi, courtesy AIA

April 23, 2019 | AIA

The Amherst College Science Center and Frick Environmental Center are among the high-performance...

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Turner Construction is using this card to summarize its program. The "Green" graphic represents how the contractor is elevating what green means, and the three pillars of its program. Image: Turner Construction

April 22, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The company targets a 50% cut in greenhouse gas emissions and water use from construction activit...

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L.A. County’s first sustainability plan tackles carbon, air quality, transportation, resilience

Photo: Pexels

April 12, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The plan aims for net-zero carbon by 2050.

The 159,000-sf Catalyst building will be eastern Washington's first net-zero-energy ready building. Image: McKinstry

April 09, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Catalyst will be part of an innovation hub, with Eastern Washington University as its main tenant...

LEED v4.1 now available for cities, communities, residential/homes

Image: Pixabay

April 08, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The rating system emphasizes performance monitoring, fully integrated design, social equity, and...

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April 08, 2019 | USGBC

First wave of research is part of the Living Standard initiative, which seeks to raise the qualit...

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January 28, 2019 | David malone, Associate Editor

Perkins+Will designed the building.

Courtesy Pixabay

November 15, 2018 | USGBC

LEED Zero complements LEED to verify the achievement of net zero goals and signals market leaders...

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October 17, 2018 | USGBC

Can healthier, more sustainable buildings give employers a hiring edge to attract best in class t...

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UCSD Living and Learning Neighborhood

Clark Construction, in partnership with HKS Architects, in June broke ground on the University of California, San Diego’s Living and Learning Neighborhood at North Torrey Pines, a 1.5-million-sf, seven building mixed-use complex whose passive features include a modular micro-aerobic digester that will process food waste into biogas and fertilizer for community gardens. Courtesy Clark/HKS

October 15, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Architecture firms are answering the call of local governments and institutional clients for high...

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September 11, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

It is the highest level of certification available from the U.S. Green Building Council.

Miller Park rendering

Courtesy SMM

August 28, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Spackman Mossop Michaels and Eskew Dumez Ripple partnered on the project.

August 16, 2018 | Kim Pexton

When there’s only so much real estate available in urban centers for parks, how’s a developer to...

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