The Embodied Carbon in Construction Calculator helps building teams evaluate a project’s overall embodied carbon emissions during design and procurement decision making.
Nearly 50 AEC industry organizations partnered to develop the groundbreaking Embodied Carbon in C...read more
The tower earned the Platinum designation under LEED's latest v4.1 rating system.
Building Design+Construction readers and editors select their top building products for...read more
Sto's beetle-inspired exterior coating and Dörken Systems' UV-resistant vapor-permeable barrier a...read more
All renderings courtesy Olson Kundig
Olson Kundig is designing the project.
All renderings courtesy Sheppard Robson.
Sheppard Robson designed the project.
The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport is in charge of the project.
Laval University’s TELUS Stadium houses a 328-foot by 197-foot indoor practice field for soccer, football, and rugby. Thirteen arches span 222 feet and provide a clear height of 59 feet at the center of the stadium, which seats 450 spectators. Photo courtesy Nordic Structures | Photographer: © Stéphane Groleau
Projects throughout the U.S. and Canada showcase the design and environmental traits of large-sca...read more
All renderings courtesy Agripolis
Agripolis is spearheading the project.
Renderings courtesy Barreca & La Varra, Wolf Visualizing Architecture
Barreca & La Varra designed the project.
All images courtesy Carrier
The structure is the first commercial building in Florida to achieve LEED Platinum v4 Certificati...read more
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
The company targets a 50% cut in greenhouse gas emissions and water use from construction activit...read more
The 159,000-sf Catalyst building will be eastern Washington's first net-zero-energy ready building. Image: McKinstry
Catalyst will be part of an innovation hub, with Eastern Washington University as its main tenant...
All renderings courtesy BIG
The project is dubbed Oceanix City.
Courtesy Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
The building is part of the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh.
All renderings courtesy Studio NAB
The Superfarm will go beyond what vertical farms typically produce.
The “monumental” connecting staircase within Little Diversified Architectural Consultants’ offices in Charlotte, N.C., highlights the firm’s commitment to WELL’s wellness standards that encourage occupant activity. Photo: Tim Buchanan Photography, Courtesy Little
The advice about wellness firms dispense to clients in many cases has already been road tested to...read more
Illinois takes the top spot as USGBC defines the next generation of green building with LEED v4.1...
The project will be located 10 km (6.2 miles) south of Copenhagen.
Courtesy Berkeley Haas Youtube
Perkins+Will designed the building.
Courtesy SOM, Lucas Blair Simpson
New York City’s newest university campus, Cornell Tech, pushes the limits of sustainable and resi...read more
Can healthier, more sustainable buildings give employers a hiring edge to attract best in class t...read more
The 178-acre Hazelwood Green redevelopment project in Pittsburgh is being positioned as a global model for sustainable development practices. Image: Depiction LLC 2018
Hazelwood Green, which has been in the works for 14 years, could take another 20 to build out....
Drawing from more than 60 research reports, stok, the global real estate service provider, has calculated how occupancy in high-performance buildings improves the tenant's profitability over a decade. Image: stok
A stok-generated report calculates dollar gains from improvements in employee productivity, reten...read more
The company is teaming with SCS Global Services and World Wildlife Fund to develop the Greener St...read more
Images courtesy Brunel University London
The project is being developed at Brunel University London.
The Morningstar solar house is one of the features at Penn State's Sustainability Experience Center, where the university is contemplating a permanent structure for classrooms, research labs, and offices that would be built to Living Building Challenge standards. Image: Patrick Mansell
The university, encompassing 13 colleges and 24 campuses, adheres to protocols established by the...read more
SEG’s 12-person team works out of a historic commercial building that has achieved net zero energy using strategies that include waste heat recovery, natural ventilation, a photovoltaic roof system, and real-time energy-use monitoring. Image: HGA
Sustainable Engineering Group will bolster its new owner’s design and planning abilities.
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
If you haven’t looked seriously at “passive house” design and construction, you should.
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
BD+C’s second annual Accelerate Live! AEC innovation conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago)...read more