Sustainability

Exterior of the Photovoltaic Bolt

Courtesy of Pierattelli Architetture

February 19, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The wings have a surface area of over 1,100 sm.

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...

Interior of new timber office building

Courtesy Michael Green Architecture/Lotus Equity Group

February 05, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor + John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Michael Green Architecture is designing the building.

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.

Stork Meadow

Rendering courtesy C.F. Møller

January 17, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The C.F. Møller-designed project is slated for completion in 2021.

The path along the top of the Suzhou Science & Technology Museum

Rendering courtesy of Perkins+Will

January 11, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 600,000-sf museum will be about 62 miles northwest of Shanghai.

January 10, 2018 | Rand Ekman, AIA, LEED Fellow, HKS Associate Principal, Chief Sustainability Officer Shannon Kraus, FAIA, FACHA, LEED AP, HKS Principal, Washington, D.C. Office Director

Corporate interests large and small are already focused on what the impact of climate change mean...

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Johnson County Community College
| November 02, 2017 | Mitsubishi Electric

Galileo’s Pavilion is a 3,000-square-foot academic building.

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....

The large atrium biome in ISTB-7

Rendering courtesy of Studio Ma

October 09, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The science and research complex will include an atrium biome filled with plants and water.

September 12, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

All city government buildings are powered by renewables.

The exterior of the environmental studies building at Bishop O' Dowd high school

David Wakely

August 31, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The LEED Platinum and Zero Net Energy Verified building minimizes energy use via its site orienta...

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Rendering of the Berggruen Institute on its hilltop site

Rendering courtesy of Herzog & de Meuron

August 31, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Los Angeles campus is being built at a site in the eastern portion of the Santa Monica Mounta...

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An aerial rendering of the Kolos data center in Ballangen

Rendering courtesy of HDR

August 16, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 600,000-sm facility will be on a secure property surrounded by a moat.

The inside of the Panyaden International School sports hall

Photo: Alberto Cosi, Courtesy of Chiangmai Life Construction and Panyaden International School

August 11, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building boasts a zero-carbon footprint and is naturally ventilated.

An aerial view of CIS Nordhavn

Photo courtesy of C.F. Møller 

August 09, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

C.F. Møller designed the building to create a connection between the school premises and the surr...

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A rendering of the reimagined energy tower in Heidelberg from LAVA

Rendering courtesy of LAVA

August 07, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The tower’s design comes from the Laboratory for Visionary Architecture’s (LAVA) winning competit...

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Office space within the ASID Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Courtesy of ASID

August 03, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Washington, D.C. office is showcase for top levels of the two standards.

Rendering of Nieuw Bergen rising above existing buildings in the area

Rendering courtesy of MVRDV

August 03, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

MVRDV and SDK Vastgoed won a competition to redevelop the inner city area around Deken van Somere...

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Looking down onto a rooftop terrace in the city

Pixabay Public Domain

July 31, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Growth has been slow, but enticing larger firms and getting help from local governments could pro...

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Inside 911 call center in San Antonio, where employees can relax

The Bexar Metro 911 Regional Operations Center in Texas includes areas where employees can get brief respites from their stressful jobs. The design and construction emphasize natural light and air quality. Image: Courtesy of Page

July 21, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The Operations Center consolidates activities that previously were being handled at 25 locations....

Inside the winter pavilion in Carlo Ratti's Garden of the Four Seasons

Rendering courtesy Carlo Ratti Associati

July 18, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Carlo Ratti Associati designed the garden with an innovative net-zero energy climate control syst...

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Photo courtesy of Perkins + Will.

July 10, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Over 100 wellness features are incorporated into CBRE’s Vancouver office.

Image courtesy of DoepelStrijkers

June 29, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The sustainable structure will be a mixed-use development with a hotel, apartments, and office sp...

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Rendering courtesy of Luxigon / Mir and Kengo Kuma Associates

June 29, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Kengo Kuma is designing the hotel, which will feature a large garden and a plant-covered façade. ...

Rendering courtesy of B+H + mcCallumSather

June 28, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project’s net-zero goals led to the development of a new curtain wall system.

Courtesy of Arctic Bath.

June 28, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The hotel will feature a cold bath and be in a good location for viewing the northern lights.

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Photo courtesy of Halkin Mason Photography.

June 27, 2017 | Bruner Foundation

The SteelStacks Arts and Cultural Campus in Bethlehem, Pa., receives the gold medal and $50,000....

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