Metl-Span insulated metal panels (IMPs) were selected for the renovation because they provide superior insu...
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
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.
Solomon Cordwell Buenz is designing the building.
The multi-tenant commercial office building is currently under construction.
The project joins 16 other Living Buildings certified to date.
Photo courtesy of University of Hawaii
The project is part of a partnership with Johnson Controls and Pacific Current that will also all...read more
Memphis-based engineering firm OGCB and contractor Grinder Tabor Grinder led the removal of 54 mi...read more
Courtesy of Pierattelli Architetture
The wings have a surface area of over 1,100 sm.
Courtesy of Snøhetta
The hotel will provide 360-degree views of the Svartisen glacier and the surrounding arctic natur...
Courtesy Michael Green Architecture/Lotus Equity Group
Michael Green Architecture is designing the building.
Mercedes-Benz Stadium, a 1.9 million square foot professional sports stadium in Atlanta, achieved LEED Platinum.
Massachusetts tops the list for the second year; New York, Hawaii and Illinois showcase leadershi...read more
Photo courtesy of NBBJ
The Spheres provide the most unique aspect of Amazon’s downtown Seattle headquarters.
Rendering courtesy C.F. Møller
The C.F. Møller-designed project is slated for completion in 2021.
Rendering courtesy of Perkins+Will
The 600,000-sf museum will be about 62 miles northwest of Shanghai.
Corporate interests large and small are already focused on what the impact of climate change mean...read more
Galileo’s Pavilion is a 3,000-square-foot academic building.
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.
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma expose the necessity—and limitations—of resilient design and construct...read more
Photo: Arni Saeberg
The geothermal power plant in Hellisheidi, Iceland was outfitted with a Climeworks DAC module....
Rendering courtesy of Studio Ma
The science and research complex will include an atrium biome filled with plants and water.
All city government buildings are powered by renewables.