Residents reap healthier indoor environment, lower utility bills.
The company, based in Commerce, Calif., makes a wide range of plumbing fixtures and accessories for the commercial and multifamily building sectors.
Pioneer Industries launches new website
BuroHappold Engineering made its Climate Emergency Tool Kit available last September. To develop this tool, the firm consulted with AIA about how it benchmarks embodied carbon. Data from Quartz’s LCA tool is built into the engineering firm’s Buildings & Habitats object Model (BHoM) data exchange framework. It is being used primarily for measurement and design visualization. Photo: BuroHappold Engineering
New tools make it easier to measure embodied carbon in materials before they get used for const...read more
EIBs offer a novel approach to pay for high-impact projects based in part on the environmental,...read more
Holly St. Clair, Sasaki's first Chief Technology Officer, was recently recognized as one of the country's leading influencers. Image: Sasaki
Following an industry trend, the firms hire chiefs of technology and sustainability, respective...read more
The concepts of embodied carbon, zero waste, and deconstruction and reuse often run on parallel...read more
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The project will reconnect Downtown Boston to the waterfront.
Seminary Hill Cider Mill in Callicoon, N.Y., is meeting Passive House standards with two temperature zones: one for apple storage and production on the lower level, the other for tasting events on the upper. Image credit: River Architects
Passive solutions that reduce a building’s energy consumption could get more viable as cities t...read more
The prevalence of overweight employees within the construction industry is significantly higher than the general adult population. This has obvious health implications, but also business implications. Photo courtesy Structure Tone
New research on wellness in the construction sector highlights interventions that could be effect...read more
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.
The Oxford word of the year: climate emergency. Graph sourced from the Oxford Corpus
The Oxford Word of the Year 2019 is climate emergency.
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.
How can thoughtful design encourage healthier choices, lifestyles, and work environments?
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...
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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...