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

July 09, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Sustainable Engineering Group will bolster its new owner’s design and planning abilities.

The Orchards at ORENCO

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


June 27, 2018 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

If you haven’t looked seriously at “passive house” design and construction, you should.

Watch all 19 Accelerate Live! talks on demand

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

June 24, 2018 | BD+C Staff

BD+C’s second annual Accelerate Live! AEC innovation conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago)...

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310 N. Sandamon Aerial View

Developed by Mark Goodman & Associates, 310 N. Sangamon will be the largest Passive House office building in the U.S. The building will be located around the corner from Google’s new Midwest headquarters in Chicago’s West Loop.

June 13, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Solomon Cordwell Buenz is designing the building.

June 11, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), HMC’s Eric Car... read more
May 30, 2018 |
In this 15-minute talk at BD+C’s Accelerate Live! conference (May 10, 2018, Chicago), architect and... read more
April 13, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The multi-tenant commercial office building is currently under construction.

The R.W. Kern center at Hampshire College
April 11, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project joins 16 other Living Buildings certified to date.

Solar Array at Uh Maui College

Photo courtesy of University of Hawaii

March 20, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project is part of a partnership with Johnson Controls and Pacific Current that will also all...

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March 08, 2018 | BD+C Staff

Memphis-based engineering firm OGCB and contractor Grinder Tabor Grinder led the removal of 54 mi...

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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.

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