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Sustainable Development

September 13, 2010 |

The 162,000-sf living/learning complex includes a residence hall with 122 units for 459 students...

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September 13, 2010 |

A larger, more efficient, and supergreen border crossing facility is planned for the San Ysidro (...

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February 09, 2010 | Jeffrey Yoders

The American Society of Heating Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has been aw...

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January 29, 2010 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Power consumption for data centers doubled from 2000 and 2006, and it is anticipated to double ag...

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September 01, 2009 | Dave Barista, Managing Editor

The popularity of rooftop photovoltaic (PV) panels has exploded during the past decade as Buildin...

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August 19, 2009 |

The Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS) made a new tool available to product manufa...

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August 18, 2009 |

AEC firms are hotbeds of invention and innovation to meet client needs in today's highly competit...

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August 11, 2009 |

American Hydrotech is now offering a waterproofing and roofing resource handbook for all architec...

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August 01, 2009 | By Dave Barista, Managing Editor

Insulating concrete forms have a long history of success in low-rise buildings, but now Building...

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August 01, 2009 | By Robert Cassidy, Editor-in-Chief; Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor; Dave Barista, Managing Editor; and Jeff Yoders, Senior Associate Editor

14. Mod Pod A Nod to Flex Biz Designed by the British firm Tate + Hindle, the OfficePOD is a flex...

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July 16, 2009 |

Walmart today announced plans to develop a worldwide sustainable product index during a meeting w...

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July 01, 2009 |

SPRI, the association representing sheet membrane and component suppliers to the commercial roofi...

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June 17, 2009 |

Sika Sarnafil, the worldwide market leader in thermoplastic roofing and waterproofing membranes,...

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June 17, 2009 |

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has cited FloorScore® certified flooring products as elig...

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June 17, 2009 |

Save the planet with indigenous knowledge. Make permanent water part of your life. Dive deep wate...

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June 01, 2009 |

The city of Toronto late last month passed a new green roof by-law that consists of a green roof...

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June 01, 2009 | By C.C. Sullivan and Barbara Horwitz-Bennett

Sustainability and energy efficiency depend not only on the overall design but also on the buildi...

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June 01, 2009 | By Jay W. Schneider, Senior Editor

Sectioning off large open spaces without making everything feel closed off was the challenge face...

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Photo: CannonDesign

The new report, "Flooring Applications in Healthcare Settings," compares and contrasts different...

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None of the hundreds of existing green building rating systems is perfect. Some of them are too d...

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Illustration: Skanska

In this new partnership, LEED will benefit from the materials expertise of ACC and its member com...

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SuperLite II-XL 60 with Decorative Art Glass in Stainless Steel GPX Framing work together to make this 1-hour stairwell visually appealing and inviting. Architect: RRTL. Glazier: InterClad. Project: St. Cloud University ISELF Building in St. Cloud, Minn.

Within the architectural community, a movement called "active design" seeks to convert barren and...

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Tallinn, Estonia. Photo: Diego Delso, Wikimedia Commons, License CC-BY-SA 3.0

An interesting experiment is taking place in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, where, for the last...

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The William Jefferson Clinton Childrens Center (WJCCC) in Port-au-Prince is designed to replace an orphanage severely damaged in the 2010 earthquake. HOKs Thomas Knittel took inspiration from the kapok tree, a native Caribbean species that stores water internally and sheds its leaves in times of drought.

It’s not enough to copy nature. Today’s designers need a deeper understanding of environmental nu...

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Green building consultant Jerry Yudelson has been named President of the Green Building Initiativ...

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Life cycle cost optioneering is a way of assessing alternative design options, analyzing their lo...

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Under LEED v4, projects are awarded points for using at least 20 building products that have issu...

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