Rendering courtesy of Vincent Callebaut Architectures
The project, which has been commissioned and is in the design phase, would eliminate CO2 and prod...read more
The Adam Joseph Lewis Center, home of the environmental studies department. Wikipedia Public Domain
The gathering will address climate change and new sources of energy.
When it comes to design we are in the business of imagining what could be, not necessarily what i...read more
An expansion of ‘heat networks’ is viewed as a possible means for Britain to accomplish its goal...read more
Thoughtful site selection is never about one factor, but rather a confluence of several component...read more
Agencies must quantify the specific impacts when possible.
No net GHG emissions will be allowed.
The University of Texas at Dallas Student Services Building was the first university building in Texas to Receive LEED Platinum ststus. Photo: Wikipedia Public Domain.
The new initiative screens projects to see if they are investor-ready.
The Animal Community Center in Milpitas, Calif. sought to be the first LEED Gold building of its...read more
The funds from the tax will be used to restore wetlands
Healthier and happier employees benefit a company’s bottom line. Paladino senior project manager...read more
Rendering courtesy Triptyque Architecture via Inhabitat
The garden would filter as much as 20% of CO2 emissions while also providing a place f...read more
Brock Environmental Center in Virginia Beach, Va. Photo: Prakash Patel, courtesy SmithGroupJJR
The education building generated 83% more energy than it consumed over the last year en route to...read more
Certification programs have only scratched the surface of assessing the performance of existing buildings. A new certification program, BREEAM USA, hopes to change that by making it easier for owners and managers to find out where their buildings stand and how they can make improvements. Image: Pixabay
BREEAM USA, an offshoot of a program already in place in Europe, aims to ease the point of entry....read more
A rendering of Kiruna's new city center. Rendering courtesy of White and Tegmark
Kiruna, the northernmost city in Sweden, and its 20,000 residents will be moved two miles to the...read more
Inspired by an orchid, the VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre in Vancouver has curved walls and a floating roof. Image courtesy Perkins+Will. Click here to enlarge.
The VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre was recognized for its use of healthy building mater...read more
University of Florida Health Jacksonville. Images courtesy GS&P.
GS&P's Corie Baker shows how to design and orient a building to efficiently collect or dissip...read more
Rendering courtesy Anders Berensson Architects
The structure, which will be made entirely out of cross-laminated timber, will rise 436 feet into...read more
Rendering of the new Expedia campus bike trails, courtesy of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson (via Paladino).
Paladino's Nash Emrich writes that Seattle can keep its edge in sustainability by leveraging new...read more
Toronto. Image courtesy Perkins+Will.
Perkins+Will's Jon Douglas has eight strategies that will start an organization on the path to em...read more
JLL's white paper identifies 10 trends across a wide range of influences that are likely to impact commercial real estate firms over the next few years. Image: JLL
The report looks at global threats and opportunities, and how CRE firms are managing their expect...read more
Photo: Peter Burka/Creative Commons.
Addresses sustainability, resiliency, healthy living.
Rendering courtesy Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
The tower would be the centerpiece of Next Tokyo, a mini city in Tokyo Bay adapted to climate cha...read more
Image/ Visualization by Luxigon
The single-story structure is designed for sustainability as well as function.
The 90-sm prototype ICEHouse demonstrates the benefits of circular economy construction at The World Economic Forum at Davos, Switzerland. Photo @2016William McDonough + Partners
ICEHouse is a prototype for temporary, easy-to-assemble structures that deploy locally available...read more
Rendering: Anders Berensson Architects
The Swedish firm’s "Klarastaden" plan connects the city via clear skyways that weave in and aroun...read more
Hyatt Centric South Beach. Photo: Phillip Pessar/Creative Commons.
The Hotel Sustainability Measurement Tool will allow hoteliers to compare energy and water use as...read more
Photo: Deskmag via Wikimedia Commons
Researchers at Harvard, SUNY-Upstate Medical Center, and Syracuse University conduct a controlled...read more
Aerial photo of the California Aqueduct at the Interstate 205 crossing, just east of Interstate 580 junction. Photo: Kluft via Wikimedia Commons
Data from NASA shows carbon emissions could be the driving force behind devastating water shortag...read more
Philips City Farm Research Center, Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Photo courtesy Philips
A research center in The Netherlands is testing the latest techniques in urban farming.