Sustainability

Citicape House street view

All renderings courtesy Sheppard Robson.

November 13, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Sheppard Robson designed the project.

South Koreas Hydrogen city plan

Courtesy FuelCellsWorks

November 08, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport is in charge of the project.

Laval University’s TELUS Stadium houses

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

  

October 24, 2019 | By Kerry Gold, Contributing Writer

Projects throughout the U.S. and Canada showcase the design and environmental traits of large-sca...

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Agripolis rooftop urban farm

All renderings courtesy Agripolis

August 15, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Agripolis is spearheading the project.

Renderings courtesy Barreca & La Varra, Wolf Visualizing Architecture

August 02, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Barreca & La Varra designed the project.

All images courtesy Carrier

May 28, 2019 | Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

The structure is the first commercial building in Florida to achieve LEED Platinum v4 Certificati...

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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

April 22, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The company targets a 50% cut in greenhouse gas emissions and water use from construction activit...

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The 159,000-sf Catalyst building will be eastern Washington's first net-zero-energy ready building. Image: McKinstry

April 09, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Catalyst will be part of an innovation hub, with Eastern Washington University as its main tenant...

All renderings courtesy BIG

April 05, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project is dubbed Oceanix City.

Courtesy Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

March 25, 2019 | David Malone, Assocaite Editor

The building is part of the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh.

Superfarm exterior

All renderings courtesy Studio NAB

February 20, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Superfarm will go beyond what vertical farms typically produce.

Woman walking down a staircase

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

February 11, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The advice about wellness firms dispense to clients in many cases has already been road tested to...

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Courtesy Pixabay

February 04, 2019 | USGBC

Illinois takes the top spot as USGBC defines the next generation of green building with LEED v4.1...

The 9 Holmene islands of the coast of Denmark
January 30, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project will be located 10 km (6.2 miles) south of Copenhagen.

January 28, 2019 | David malone, Associate Editor

Perkins+Will designed the building.

Aerial view of Cornell Tech Campus

Courtesy SOM, Lucas Blair Simpson

October 25, 2018 | Meredith Bostwick-Lorenzo Eiroa, Project Manager, SOM

New York City’s newest university campus, Cornell Tech, pushes the limits of sustainable and resi...

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October 17, 2018 | USGBC

Can healthier, more sustainable buildings give employers a hiring edge to attract best in class t...

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The 178-acre Hazelwood Green redevelopment project in Pittsburgh is being positioned as a global model for sustainable development practices. Image: Depiction LLC 2018

October 03, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

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

October 02, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

A stok-generated report calculates dollar gains from improvements in employee productivity, reten...

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September 18, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The company is teaming with SCS Global Services and World Wildlife Fund to develop the Greener St...

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Images courtesy Brunel University London

September 13, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

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

September 10, 2018 | John Caufield, Senior Editor

The university, encompassing 13 colleges and 24 campuses, adheres to protocols established by the...

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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.

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