Green

The five-story, 230,000-sf Mueller Multifamily residences in Austin, Texas

The five-story, 230,000-sf Mueller Multifamily residences in Austin, Texas, earned LEED Platinum certification and an Austin Energy Green Building 1-star rating. Its 279 units use 12% less energy and between 16% and 25% less water than conventional apartments, and feature eco-friendly building materials that improve indoor air quality. Xeriscaping reduces outdoor water usage. Page designed the units to be constructed with energy-efficient plumbing, electrical, and HVAC.

October 31, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Zero-net energy, sustainability, and wellness are goals more developers and AEC teams strive for....

Mercedes Benz Stadium

Mercedes Benz Stadium. Rendering courtesy of HOK. 

October 30, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Turner Construction Co., Clark Group, and AECOM top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s large...

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October 30, 2017 | BD+C Staff

WSP, AECOM, and Arup top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest green sector engineering...

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The Vancouver office of CBRE Group, Inc

The Vancouver office of CBRE Group, Inc. Photo courtesy of Perkins + Will.

October 30, 2017 | BD+C Staff

Gensler, Stantec, and HOK top BD+C’s ranking of the nation’s largest green sector archit...

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Rendering of Clippership Wharf

Clippership Wharf, a 478-unit mixed-use redevelopment in Boston whose construction began this year, will elevate the first floors of its buildings 24 feet above the Boston city baseline. A 1,400-foot-long public Harbor Walk will be 14 to 16 feet above sea level. Courtesy Lendlease Development.

October 18, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma expose the necessity—and limitations—of resilient design and construct...

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The Hellisheidi power plant

Photo: Arni Saeberg

October 16, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The geothermal power plant in Hellisheidi, Iceland was outfitted with a Climeworks DAC module....

The large atrium biome in ISTB-7

Rendering courtesy of Studio Ma

October 09, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The science and research complex will include an atrium biome filled with plants and water.

Water Street Tampa, a mixed-used district under construction in Florida, is striving to be the world's first community certified under the WELL Building Institute's Community Standard. Indoor air quality and comfort tied for first among the most important wellness attributes cited by real estate and property management execs polled in a new survey about sustainability. Image: Strategic Property Partners 

September 27, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Structure Tone survey finds LEED is still a selling point, but interest in resilience practices c...

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September 12, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

All city government buildings are powered by renewables.

The green roof at the Windsor Terrace Library

Courtesy of Brooklyn Public Library

September 12, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The roof was funded through a process that allows local residents to decide how City capital doll...

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Structure Tone New York City headquarters at 330 West 34th Street in Manhattan. Photo courtesy Structure Tone

Structure Tone's new WELL-certified New York City headquarters, 330 West 34th Street in Manhattan. Photo courtesy Structure Tone

August 24, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The costs ranged from 50 cents to $4 per sf, according to a ULI report. 

A rendering of the northeast corner of the new Donald Dungan Library

Rendering courtesy of Johnson Favaro

August 18, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project includes a new library, the renovation of the existing library, and the redevelopment...

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A rendering of the olive groves at Miralon

The olive groves. Rendering courtesy Freehold Communities

August 15, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The community will cover 300 acres in Palm Springs, Calif.

The inside of the Panyaden International School sports hall

Photo: Alberto Cosi, Courtesy of Chiangmai Life Construction and Panyaden International School

August 11, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The building boasts a zero-carbon footprint and is naturally ventilated.

A rendering of the reimagined energy tower in Heidelberg from LAVA

Rendering courtesy of LAVA

August 07, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The tower’s design comes from the Laboratory for Visionary Architecture’s (LAVA) winning competit...

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Office space within the ASID Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Courtesy of ASID

August 03, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Washington, D.C. office is showcase for top levels of the two standards.

Rendering of Nieuw Bergen rising above existing buildings in the area

Rendering courtesy of MVRDV

August 03, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

MVRDV and SDK Vastgoed won a competition to redevelop the inner city area around Deken van Somere...

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Looking down onto a rooftop terrace in the city

Pixabay Public Domain

July 31, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Growth has been slow, but enticing larger firms and getting help from local governments could pro...

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Manhattan Bridge can be seen from James Corner Field Operations' 45 Main Street rooftop

Photo: Two Trees Management, Matthew Williams

July 19, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The new spaces range from about 8,500 to 11,000 sf and were added to Two Trees Management’s ancho...

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Inside the winter pavilion in Carlo Ratti's Garden of the Four Seasons

Rendering courtesy Carlo Ratti Associati

July 18, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Carlo Ratti Associati designed the garden with an innovative net-zero energy climate control syst...

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Photo courtesy of Perkins + Will.

July 10, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Over 100 wellness features are incorporated into CBRE’s Vancouver office.

Image courtesy of DoepelStrijkers

June 29, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The sustainable structure will be a mixed-use development with a hotel, apartments, and office sp...

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Rendering courtesy of Luxigon / Mir and Kengo Kuma Associates

June 29, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Kengo Kuma is designing the hotel, which will feature a large garden and a plant-covered façade. ...

Rendering courtesy of B+H + mcCallumSather

June 28, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

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

Photo courtesy of Halkin Mason Photography.

June 27, 2017 | Bruner Foundation

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

Pixabay Public Domain

June 21, 2017 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Building efficiency essential to tempering global climate change.

Rendering: Forbes Massie

June 16, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

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

Rendering courtesy EFFEKT.

June 15, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

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

After Paris: What’s at stake for the building industry

Photo during a leader event of COP 21/CMP 11 - Paris Climate Change Conference, via Flickr Creative Commons

June 14, 2017 | Adele Houghton, AIA, MPH, LEED AP BD+C, O+M, ND

In the wake of President Trump’s unilateral decision to withdraw the U.S. from the 2015 Paris Cli...

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June 13, 2017 |
Architect and materials guru Blaine Brownell reveals emerging trends and applications that are trans... read more
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