April 20, 2017 | AIA and BD+C Staff
In its 21st year, the Top Ten Awards highlight projects that exemplify the integration of great d... read more
Rendering courtesy HOK
April 19, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The stadium is now scheduled to open on Aug. 26 in a preseason game between the Falcons and the J... read more
Rendering courtesy of Architects of Invention.
April 18, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
Garden Hill will provide an ‘oasis-like residence’ for Birmingham’s growing, multicultural studen... read more
Image courtesy Sasaki
April 14, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
Vertical farms will bring new farmable space to the city.
SOM, this project's architect, softened the Public Safety Answering Center II's exterior with a reflective aluminum façade. Courtesy SOM/©Albert Vecerka|Esto.
April 13, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
SOM’s design for New York’s second Public Safety Answering Center leans on strategically placed w... read more
The research involved investigating the feasibility of adapting the design of a sustainable mixed-use high-rise building in the 2016 New York City market to Passivhaus requirements. Rendering: FXFOWLE
April 11, 2017 | BD+C Staff
A new study conducted by FXFOWLE shows that Building Teams can meet stringent Passivhaus performa... read more
Clover Payments, a payments software startup, installed a 30x22-ft living wall in its office in Sunnyvale, Calif., a net-zero-energy building. The wall provides air filtration for the company's tenants. Image: Courtesy Habitat Horticulture
April 11, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
One installer offers his thoughts on why, and what works.
April 06, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor
The product-specific EPDs allow designers to more quickly earn a LEED v4 credit in the Materials... read more
PlanIt Impact's cloud-based platform is helping CB Properties and Milhaus Development plan a $24.3 million mixed-use building on 27th and Troost Streets in Kansas City, which will include 182 market-rate apartments and 12,000 sf of commercial space. The developers are using this platform to better understand operational costs so tenant occupancy would be more affordable. Image; Planit Impact
April 05, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
PlanIt Impact's sustainability scoring is based on myriad government and research data.
Rendering courtesy of Vincent Callebaut Architectures
April 04, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The mixed-use towers would each rise 36 stories into the sky and connect via rooftop skybridges....
Rendering courtesy of Curated Properties
March 27, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
Curated Properties and Windmill Developments have teamed up to create a mixed-use building with f... read more
Image courtesy of Stefano Boeri Architetti
February 20, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The architect behind China’s first vertical forest skyscraper has bigger plans for entire cities... read more
Rendering courtesy of MVRDV
February 06, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The plants will represent 250 species found in South Korea.
Rendering courtesy of Stefano Boeri Architects.
February 03, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The project will be covered in 1,100 trees and 2,500 cascading plants and shrubs.
Rendering courtesy of R8 Properties.
January 27, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
Over it’s 60-year lifespan, the power generated form the project would cover the energy cost of c... read more
Rendering courtesy of Vincent Callebaut Architectures
January 24, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor
At the heart of Vincent Callebaut Architectures’ eco-neighborhood will be three 100-meter-tall Ve... read more
Georgia Tech Research Institute has a contract to install tiles embedded with piezoelectric material into the “vapor trail” of the Visitors Center at the Kennedy Space Center in Orlando, Fla. The activated tiles act as a kind of keyboard that shows the planet and different aspects of NASA’s mission statement. Courtesy Formations Studio.
January 18, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
Research on piezoelectricity moves closer to practical applications for infrastructure and buildi... read more
Hassalo on 8th, the first new residential building complex within the Lloyd EcoDistrict in Portland, Ore., has its water treated and recycled through the largest natural urban wastewater system in North America. Provided by Biohabitats and engineered by Glumac, the system, which also serves an office building in the ecodistrict, was installed as a tradeoff with the city for lower utility hookup fees. Photo: American Assets Trust/GBD Architects.
January 13, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor
EcoDistricts is helping cities visualize a bigger picture that connects their communities.
Rendering courtesy of Carlo Ratti Associati
December 14, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor
Energy created by those exercising within would power the gym down the Seine.
Image courtesy of Vincent Callebaut Architectures
December 02, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The building sits just a few blocks from the LEED-Platinum certified Taipei 101, the world’s eigh... read more
Rendering courtesy of Stefano Boeri Architetti
November 15, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The hotel looks to create a symbiosis between man, nature, and architecture.
Courtesy of Zaha Hadid Architects
November 14, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The architects say the project will be the greenest soccer stadium in the world once completed....
November 10, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The computational model is being tested on MIT’s Green Building.
November 03, 2016 | Nathan Cherry
CallisonRTKL’s Nathan Cherry discusses hurricanes, the San Francisco waterfront, and how we can f... read more
Image courtesy of 3XN/GXN
November 03, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The proposal is a mixture of agriculture and urban design.
October 25, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor
Lumiere Developments says the building will generate enough energy to offer residents ‘Free Energ... read more
Rendering courtesy of CBT
October 20, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The detailed master plan for Phase 2 of Masdar City has been unveiled by CBT.
October 12, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor
The 23-ft tall tower operates almost entirely on wind energy.
October 10, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor
GBCI offered the first testing opportunity Oct. 3 at Greenbuild
October 06, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor
The technology is targeted for climate, transportation, resiliency.