Green

Rendering courtesy of HayesDavidson

June 08, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Heatherwick Studio and BIG are designing the 11-story building.

May 30, 2017 |
Architects Marcene Kinney and Angela Mazzi share design hacks pinpointing specific aspects of the bu... read more
Industry Groups move toward Unified Green Building Model Code in 2018

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May 30, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The effort involves combining ASHRAE's Standard 189.1 with the International Green Construction C...

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Rendering courtesy of MIR.

May 22, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The buildings are on an elevated platform and the surrounding walkways are suspended so as not to...

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Photo courtesy of Miniwiz

May 16, 2017 |

The building is made of Polli-Brick, a building material that comes from 100% recycled Polyethyle...

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Photo courtesy of Foster + Partners

May 03, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The store’s large terrace provides views of the Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Fountain.

April 20, 2017 | AIA and BD+C Staff

In its 21st year, the Top Ten Awards highlight projects that exemplify the integration of great d...

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Rendering courtesy of Architects of Invention.

April 18, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Garden Hill will provide an ‘oasis-like residence’ for Birmingham’s growing, multicultural studen...

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The renovation of Rancho Los Amigos Rehabilitation Center will provide more than 30% of open space on the Downey, Calif., campus. The design-build team for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works. Photo courtesy SmithGroupJJR.

April 14, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A famed rehab center is reconfigured to make room for more outdoor gardens, parks, and open space...

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April 14, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Vertical farms will bring new farmable space to the city.

SOM, this project's architect, softened the Public Safety Answering Center II's exterior with a reflective aluminum façade. Courtesy SOM/©Albert Vecerka|Esto.

April 13, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

SOM’s design for New York’s second Public Safety Answering Center leans on strategically placed w...

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The research involved investigating the feasibility of adapting the design of a sustainable mixed-use high-rise building in the 2016 New York City market to Passivhaus requirements. Rendering: FXFOWLE

April 11, 2017 | BD+C Staff

A new study conducted by FXFOWLE shows that Building Teams can meet stringent Passivhaus performa...

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April 06, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The product-specific EPDs allow designers to more quickly earn a LEED v4 credit in the Materials...

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Rendering courtesy of Vincent Callebaut Architectures

April 04, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The mixed-use towers would each rise 36 stories into the sky and connect via rooftop skybridges....

Rendering courtesy of BIG

March 29, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new habitat will sit between two existing buildings, including the Elephant House designed by...

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Rendering courtesy of the Office of Brian Hopkins

February 10, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Over 70 new acres of public space would be created between Ohio Street and North Avenue.

Rendering courtesy of MVRDV

February 06, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The plants will represent 250 species found in South Korea.

Rendering courtesy of Stefano Boeri Architects.

February 03, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project will be covered in 1,100 trees and 2,500 cascading plants and shrubs.

​Rendering courtesy of R8 Properties.

January 27, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Over it’s 60-year lifespan, the power generated form the project would cover the energy cost of c...

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Rendering courtesy of Vincent Callebaut Architectures

January 24, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

At the heart of Vincent Callebaut Architectures’ eco-neighborhood will be three 100-meter-tall Ve...

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Georgia Tech Research Institute has a contract to install tiles embedded with piezoelectric material into the “vapor trail” of the Visitors Center at the Kennedy Space Center in Orlando, Fla. The activated tiles act as a kind of keyboard that shows the planet and different aspects of NASA’s mission statement. Courtesy Formations Studio.

January 18, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Research on piezoelectricity moves closer to practical applications for infrastructure and buildi...

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December 22, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The tool standardizes data collection from efficiency projects.

Rendering courtesy of Carlo Ratti Associati

December 14, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Energy created by those exercising within would power the gym down the Seine.

Photo courtesy of GBBN.

December 13, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Water Cube is a functioning art installation, dispensing water to the park’s visitors.

Courtesy of Zaha Hadid Architects

November 14, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The architects say the project will be the greenest soccer stadium in the world once completed....

Applying modern energy codes to building envelope retrofits [AIA course]

Roofing contractors apply insulation to an existing building. Building Teams should review the potential for increased moisture accumulation, condensation, and freeze-thaw before routinely adding insulation to older buildings. Photos courtesy Hoffmann Architects

October 27, 2016 | Bradley T. Carmichael, PE

When applying current energy codes to existing buildings, a number of issues arise, particularly...

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Photo courtesy of The Smog Free Project

October 12, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 23-ft tall tower operates almost entirely on wind energy.

Photo courtesty of Père Igor, Wikipedia Creative Commons

October 10, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

GBCI offered the first testing opportunity Oct. 3 at Greenbuild

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October 06, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The technology is targeted for climate, transportation, resiliency.

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