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.
Research on piezoelectricity moves closer to practical applications for infrastructure and buildi...read more
Hassalo on 8th, the first new residential building complex within the Lloyd EcoDistrict in Portland, Ore., has its water treated and recycled through the largest natural urban wastewater system in North America. Provided by Biohabitats and engineered by Glumac, the system, which also serves an office building in the ecodistrict, was installed as a tradeoff with the city for lower utility hookup fees. Photo: American Assets Trust/GBD Architects.
EcoDistricts is helping cities visualize a bigger picture that connects their communities.
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Energy created by those exercising within would power the gym down the Seine.
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The building sits just a few blocks from the LEED-Platinum certified Taipei 101, the world’s eigh...read more
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The hotel looks to create a symbiosis between man, nature, and architecture.
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The architects say the project will be the greenest soccer stadium in the world once completed....
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The computational model is being tested on MIT’s Green Building.
CallisonRTKL’s Nathan Cherry discusses hurricanes, the San Francisco waterfront, and how we can f...read more
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The proposal is a mixture of agriculture and urban design.
Lumiere Developments says the building will generate enough energy to offer residents ‘Free Energ...read more
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The detailed master plan for Phase 2 of Masdar City has been unveiled by CBT.
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The 23-ft tall tower operates almost entirely on wind energy.
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GBCI offered the first testing opportunity Oct. 3 at Greenbuild
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The technology is targeted for climate, transportation, resiliency.
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Designed by Heerim Architects & Planners, The Clear Orb would produce just under 600 million...read more
The skyscraper received the certification despite a setback caused by Hurricane Sandy.
Climate change, resilience and wellness are also growing concerns.
Toyota of Corvallis has also joined a few other Toyota dealerships around the country to achieve...read more
Seven buildings are part of the University of Kentucky Residential Revival project, once complete they all are seeking LEED certification.
Residential spaces that need to meet high traffic demands while accommodating an ever-changing po...read more
Mypower will install 150 solar panels on the roof, making it the oldest cathedral in the UK, and...read more
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LEED Fellows are best-in-class for green building design, engineering and development.
Rendering courtesy of HOK
The Atlanta Falcons new home is expected to save 40% in energy usage than a typical NFL stadium....
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Growroom’s spherical shape means it can also double as a covered outdoor public space.
Rendering courtesy of Vincent Callebaut Architectures
The project, which has been commissioned and is in the design phase, would eliminate CO2 and prod...read more
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The gathering will address climate change and new sources of energy.
An expansion of ‘heat networks’ is viewed as a possible means for Britain to accomplish its goal...read more
Agencies must quantify the specific impacts when possible.
No net GHG emissions will be allowed.
The University of Texas at Dallas Student Services Building was the first university building in Texas to Receive LEED Platinum ststus. Photo: Wikipedia Public Domain.
The new initiative screens projects to see if they are investor-ready.
The funds from the tax will be used to restore wetlands