Green

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.

St. Paul aims for zero carbon in all buildings by 2050

St. Paul, Minn. Photo: Max Pixel

July 26, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The city is working for better efficiency and sourcing green power to reach its goal.

DOE releases updated version of Better Buildings Financing Navigator

Photo: DOE

July 26, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Version 2.0 provides renewable energy financing options, sector-specific and location-specific fi...

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July 24, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Environmentally strategy does have its limits, though.

NIMBYism, generational divide threaten plan for net-zero village in St. Paul, Minn.

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

   

July 17, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The ambitious redevelopment proposal for a former Ford automotive plant creates tension.

The Orchards at ORENCO

The Orchards at ORENCO (Phase I), by REACH Community Development, Ankrom Moisan Architects, William Wilson, Stonewood Structural Engineers, Humber Design Group, RDH, Green Hammer, PAE Consulting Engineers, American Heating, Merit Electric, PMC, Walker Macy, and Walsh Construction. Photo: Casey Braunger / Ankrom Moisan Architects

   

June 27, 2018 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

If you haven’t looked seriously at “passive house” design and construction, you should.

Watch all 19 Accelerate Live! talks on demand

In her talk at Accelerate Live! 2018, micro-buildings design expert Aeron Hodges, AIA, Senior Designer/Manager Stantec Architecture, explored the key drivers of the micro-buildings movement, and how the trend is spreading into a wide variety of building typologies. Photo: BD+C

June 24, 2018 | BD+C Staff

BD+C’s second annual Accelerate Live! AEC innovation conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago)...

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June 15, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Hacker Architects designed the space for Portland’s Frontside District.

June 11, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), HMC’s Eric Car... read more
May 30, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), architect and... read more
The 28-unit Distillery North Apartments, South Boston, Mass.

The 28-unit Distillery North Apartments, South Boston, Mass. Project team: Fred Gordon/Second Street Associates, ICON Architects, Petersen Engineering, Mechanical Air of New England, Adam Cohen and Mark Anstey, and Commodore Builders. Photo: Camille Maren, Primary Design

May 24, 2018 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

17 tips from our experts on the best way to carry out passive house design and construction for y...

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April 13, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The multi-tenant commercial office building is currently under construction.

The R.W. Kern center at Hampshire College
April 11, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project joins 16 other Living Buildings certified to date.

A rendering of what will become the world's largest single domed greenhouse

Rendering courtesy Octav Tirziu Atelier

March 27, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Coldefy & Associates Architects Urban Planners will design the project.

Solar Array at Uh Maui College

Photo courtesy of University of Hawaii

March 20, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project is part of a partnership with Johnson Controls and Pacific Current that will also all...

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February 12, 2018 | National Association of Landscape Professionals

The National Association of Landscape Professionals releases its annual list of trends anticipate...

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Svart hotel in the arctic circle

Courtesy of Snøhetta

February 12, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The hotel will provide 360-degree views of the Svartisen glacier and the surrounding arctic natur...

February 05, 2018 | David Barista, Editorial Director

What types of nature-inspired design elements are most effective?

Mercedes-Benz Stadium, a 1.9 million square foot professional sports stadium in Atlanta, achieved LEED Platinum.

January 31, 2018 | USGBC

Massachusetts tops the list for the second year; New York, Hawaii and Illinois showcase leadershi...

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Amazon's Spheres

Photo courtesy of NBBJ

January 30, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Spheres provide the most unique aspect of Amazon’s downtown Seattle headquarters.

Ductless air source heat pump index results for Boston (likely-adopter index). Credit: Meister Consultant Group, Inc. 2017.

December 22, 2017 | Adele Houghton, AIA, MPH, LEED AP BD+C, EBOM, ND

More and more, green project teams are relying on publicly available “external datasets” to prior...

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The five-story, 230,000-sf Mueller Multifamily residences in Austin, Texas

The five-story, 230,000-sf Mueller Multifamily residences in Austin, Texas, earned LEED Platinum certification and an Austin Energy Green Building 1-star rating. Its 279 units use 12% less energy and between 16% and 25% less water than conventional apartments, and feature eco-friendly building materials that improve indoor air quality. Xeriscaping reduces outdoor water usage. Page designed the units to be constructed with energy-efficient plumbing, electrical, and HVAC.

October 31, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Zero-net energy, sustainability, and wellness are goals more developers and AEC teams strive for....

Mercedes Benz Stadium

Mercedes Benz Stadium. Rendering courtesy of HOK. 

October 30, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Turner Construction Co., Clark Group, and AECOM top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s large...

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October 30, 2017 | BD+C Staff

WSP, AECOM, and Arup top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest green sector engineering...

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The Vancouver office of CBRE Group, Inc

The Vancouver office of CBRE Group, Inc. Photo courtesy of Perkins + Will.

October 30, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Gensler, Stantec, and HOK top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest green sector archit...

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Rendering of Clippership Wharf

Clippership Wharf, a 478-unit mixed-use redevelopment in Boston whose construction began this year, will elevate the first floors of its buildings 24 feet above the Boston city baseline. A 1,400-foot-long public Harbor Walk will be 14 to 16 feet above sea level. Courtesy Lendlease Development.

October 18, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma expose the necessity—and limitations—of resilient design and construct...

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The Hellisheidi power plant

Photo: Arni Saeberg

October 16, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The geothermal power plant in Hellisheidi, Iceland was outfitted with a Climeworks DAC module....

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