This year’s analysis draws from 2,800 projects.
Photo: Jordan Dawe/Creative Commons.
New governance structure will have two leadership bodies.
Nearly half of energy-modeled projects met or came close to meeting 2014 carbon reduction targets. Photo: York Region/Creative Commons
Energy modeling allows architects to be more ambitious with energy-saving in their design project...
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This new edition of GS-11 includes floor coatings, concrete and masonry sealers, and fire resisti...read more
The SEED Collaborative will partner with a select group of cities, like Philadelphia, and states to help them better collect and manage building energy data. Photo: Peter Miller/Creative Commons
The SEED Standard will help manage, standardize, share performance data.
Cantilevered planters will host cedar trees and other plants hundreds of feet above ground. Renderings courtesy Stefano Boeri
Cantilevered planters will host cedar trees and other plants hundreds of feet above ground.
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Helps product manufacturers offer insight into material and supply chain sustainability
Tampa is planning a $2 billion, 40-acre urban mixed-use development. All buildings within the city district will pursue WELL Certification. Rendering courtesy Delos and Strategic Property Partners
The plan calls for the construction of a $2 billion, 40-acre urban mixed-use development, where a...read more
The Lowline would create a vibrant public space in one of the city’s most densely populated neighborhoods. Renderings courtesy Kibum Park/Raad Designs/Flickr
If realized, The Lowline would provide 1.5 acres of green space for the Lower East Side of Manhat...read more
The biofilter provides the majority of the building's fresh air intake to substantially reduce energy usage.
Benefits of the living wall include dust control and sound abatement.
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The 35 winners have demonstrated leadership within the green building movement.
The project will have 434 condominiums and rental units combined. Renderings courtesy of LSR Gesdev Inc.
Its 434 condo, townhouse, and rental units in three eight-story buildings are made from sustaina...read more
Los Angeles's City National Plaza improved its energy, water, indoor air quality, and transportation. Photo: Selvingarcia/Wikimedia Commons
The new report from ULI’s Greenprint Center shows a positive trajectory of real estate properties...read more
The Red Hook West Urban Farm. Images courtesy thread collective and the New York City Housing Authority.
Providing healthy foods and job training are two of this project’s missions.
Diamond Lotus in Ho Chi Minh City. Renderings courtesy Vo Trong Nghia Architects (via Designboom)
The 22-story housing complex in Ho Chi Minh City will have façades covered with plants and a roof...read more
Clemson University's Lee III Hall is a zero net-energy building. Photo: Nicobro1/Wikimedia Commons
Provides guidelines for measurement and implementation
The University of Texas at Dallas Student Services Building is the first academic building in Texas to receive LEED Platinum status.
Revised ANSI standard open for review through Oct. 26
The LEED sign at the Crystals at the CityCenter development in Las Vegas. Photo: Cygnusloop99/Wikimedia Commons
Goal is to ensure users are aware of factors that impact their ratings.
The Hills at Vallco. Renderings courtesy Sand Hill Property Co. (via San Jose Mercury News)
The new owners of the mall in Cupertino, Calif., intend to transform the outdated shopping mall i...read more
The LEED Gold Tidewater Community College/City of Virginia Beach (Va.) Joint-Use Library. The Building Team: Carrier Johnson + CULTURE (design architect), RRMM Architects (AOR), Anderson Brulé Architects (interior design), Stroud, Pence and Associates (SE), C. Allan Bamforth, Jr. (CE), Pace Collaborative (MEP), In Sites (landscape architect), and Gilbane Building Co. (CMAR). Photo: Jeff Goldberg / ESTO
Today, the green building movement is all about eliminating toxic substances in building material...read more
KWS Infra is piloting a program to make roads from plastic garbage, including bags and bottles extracted from the ocean. Renderings courtesy KWS Infra
KWS Infra is piloting a program to make roads from plastic garbage, including bags and bottles ex...read more
Photo: Jeff Kubina via Wikimedia Commons
"IgCC Powered by 189.1” will provide the design and construction industry with “the single, most-...read more
Aerial photo of the California Aqueduct at the Interstate 205 crossing, just east of Interstate 580 junction. Photo: Kluft via Wikimedia Commons
Data from NASA shows carbon emissions could be the driving force behind devastating water shortag...read more
Photo: The Forest Home Garage in Ithaca, N.Y. All images courtesy of Green Parking Council.
The new program rates parking structures based on 48 elements of operation, from water reuse to b...read more
San Francisco United States Federal Building. Eric in SF via Wikimedia Commons
For the first time, the U.S. Office of Management and Budget is asking agencies to submit budget...read more
Photo: Sloan Valve
The research found that certain variables: toilet paper—along with the pipe slope and flush volum...read more
California Academy of Sciences. Photo: TheDailyNathan via Wikimedia Commons
California has a new LEED certification path as the state struggles with drought.
Philips City Farm Research Center, Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Photo courtesy Philips
A research center in The Netherlands is testing the latest techniques in urban farming.
The Washington, D.C.-based USGBC employs 260 people, and last year reported $74.1 million in revenue.
Fedrizzi will be leaving an organization that has grown to 76 chapters. The Washington, D.C.-base...read more
The transformation of the 142,000-sf Electrical Training Center—which was formally announced 11 months ago—should be completed by Spring 2016. Rendering courtesy NECA
Construction has begun Los Angeles County on what is being called the nation’s largest Net Zero P...read more
The VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre in Vancouver, B.C. Integrated MEP engineers at Integral Group and structural engineers at Fast + Epp worked with Perkins+Will’s Peter Busby, FRAIC, LEED Fellow, DSC (Hon.), to design this petal-shaped, LEED-NC Platinum building. Photo: Nic Lehoux, courtesy Perkins+Will
When it comes to water conservation, Building Teams tend to concentrate on water-efficient plumbi...read more