Sustainability | Jun 28, 2017

Mohawk College will have one of the region’s first net-zero energy institutional buildings

The project’s net-zero goals led to the development of a new curtain wall system.

Hotel Facilities | Jun 28, 2017

This floating hotel in Sweden freezes in place during the winter

The hotel will feature a cold bath and be in a good location for viewing the northern lights.

Building Team | Jun 27, 2017

Bruner Foundation announces 2017 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence gold and silver medalists

The SteelStacks Arts and Cultural Campus in Bethlehem, Pa., receives the gold medal and $50,000.

Green | Perkins and Will Jun 23, 2017

Want a healthy building? Follow this primer on two new wellness standards

Since its development in the 1990s, the LEED rating system has been applied to over 19.1 billion total commercial square feet. 

Codes and Standards | Jun 21, 2017

World Green Building Council: All buildings must be net zero by 2050 to avert 2°C rise

Building efficiency essential to tempering global climate change.

Green | Jun 16, 2017

Could this become London’s greenest building?

Curl la Tourelle Head Architecture wants to create a school powered by the River Thames.

Green | Jun 15, 2017

45-meter spiraling tower lets you walk above the trees

A 600-meter treetop path culminates with a 45-meter-tall spiraling observation deck.

Wood | Jun 13, 2017

The first timber high-rise in the U.S. set for construction in Portland

The building’s design, building materials, and commercial tenants are all focused on the key aspect of sustainability.

Building Team Awards | Jun 13, 2017

Secluded sanctuary: Alnoba leadership training center

Leadership training center becomes New England’s first Passive House building.

Wood | Jun 6, 2017

Shigeru Ban-designed residential structure poised to become world’s tallest hybrid timber building

The wood, concrete, and glass building will rise approximately 233 feet when finished.


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