While the end products can look similar, the two styles offer differing results.
Green Building Products
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
One installer offers his thoughts on why, and what works.
Duo-Gard bike storage. Photo: Ferut Architects (via BuildingGreen)
A hybrid urinal, ventless dryer, and a chair made of mushroom roots are among the new green produ...read more
During renovations, the team integrated the biofilter into the new HVAC system to provide clean a...read more
Renderings courtesy of Make It Right
BNIM is among the six firms involved in the project.
The system was designed to take advantage of a building's air flow and generate energy even if it...read more
For the past six years, Leo A Daly has been designing sites for remote field stations with near-z...read more
From energy modeling on the fly to prefabrication of building systems, these advancements are pot...read more
Zaha Hadid Architects released designs for the new headquarters of Emirati environmental manageme...read more
The "LEED In Motion: Retail" report includes USGBC’s conceptualization of the future of retail, e...read more
Among the breakthrough products to make BuildingGreen's annual Top-10 Green Building Products lis...read more
The white paper includes a list of 193 flame retardants, including 29 discovered in building and...read more
To be selected, LEED Fellows are nominated by their peers, undergo an extensive portfolio review,...read more
The 10 Year Award recognizes proven value and performance in a tall building, across one or more...read more
The Urban Green Council addresses a concern that many "green" buildings in the U.S. have: poor in...read more
Rectangular tiles, digital graphic applications, the resurgence of terrazzo, and product transpar...read more
The Seventh Heaven complex features a stepped form that will offer stunning views of the Dubai sk...read more
The high-rise development will have a 24,638-sf vertical garden, breaking a Guinness World Record...
The Affordable Green Neighborhoods Grant Program will offer 14 grants to developers of affordable...read more
The ARIA Sky Suites in Las Vegas and the Lenox Hotel in Boston are among the 10 most popular hote...read more
From vertical farming to glowing trees (yes, glowing trees), Arup engineers imagine the future of...read more
The American Institute of Architects' Committee on the Environment has selected the top ten examp...read more
Sustainable and wellness-related design strategies embody a strong return on investment, accordin...read more
Green Building Initiative (GBI) Vice President for National Affairs Erin Schaffer is participated...read more
Tally provides AEC professionals with insight into how materials-related decisions made during de...read more
The Green Building Initiative™ (GBI) announced today that between Feb. 13 and April 15 it will pr...read more
The Bechtel Environmental Classroom utilizes solar power, composting toilets, and an energy recov...read more
Newer developments include windows made with nano-crystals that control intense heat penetration...read more
The Green Building Initiative announced today that it has named Jerry Yudelson as its president t...read more