ECOBUILDING Pulse Awards Programs


THE HANLEY AWARD

The Hanley Award for Vision and Leadership in Sustainable Housing honors individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary, lasting, and far-reaching contributions to the advancement of sustainable housing in the United States. The Hanley Award is a $50,000 cash prize, the largest annual prize ever established for advancing sustainable housing. The Hanley Award is the industry’s premier award recognizing achievements in environmental building and is sponsored by The Hanley Foundation, Hanley Wood, and BUILDER and EcoHome magazines. The goal of the award is to address critical environmental challenges, and to acknowledge and encourage the housing industry’s response. Learn more about The Hanley Award.


AIA COTE TOP TEN

The AIA COTE Top Ten Green Project Awards are awarded annually by the AIA’s Committee on the Environment (COTE) and recognizes ecological design thinking. With an emphasis on holistic thinking, the program recognizes 10 projects for their successful integration of exemplary aesthetics, performance, community connection, social responsibility, and stewardship of the natural environment. In addition, in 2013, AIA COTE launched the AIA COTE Top Ten Plus award, designed to recognize a past AIA COTE Top Ten Green Project for its on-going high-performance.


ECOHOME DESIGN AWARDS

While no longer in operation, the ECOHOME Design Awards presented by ECOHOME magazine honored the best sustainable homes for outstanding design, high-performance features, environmental performance, and site and community integration. Winners each year were chosen from an open call for entries and reviewed by a panel of industry experts. The awards were discontinued in 2013.


EVERGREEN AWARDS

From 2008-2012, the Evergreen Awards, presented by ECOSTRUCTURE magazine, recognized outstanding design and environmental performance in the commercial building realm. Winners were chosen each year in categories representing new construction, existing buildings, commercial interiors on-the-boards work. In addition, the competition included a residential category and a Perspective category, which recognized a green-building professional for his or her work moving the green-building industry forward. The awards were discontinued in 2013.

 

 

The Hanley Award

  • Announcing the 2014 Nominees for The Hanley Award for Vision and Leadership in Sustainability

    Seven outstanding green building thought leaders are under consideration for the prestigious annual award, which comes with a $50,000 prize, from The Hanley Foundation, BUILDER, and ECOBUILDING REVIEW.

    Seven outstanding green building thought leaders are under consideration for the prestigious annual award, which comes with a $50,000 prize, from The Hanley Foundation, BUILDER, and ECOBUILDING REVIEW.

    ECOBUILDING Pulse June 18, 2014

     
  • A Conversation with Dennis Creech, 2013 Recipient of The Hanley Award

    We chat with Dennis Creech, the 2013 recipient of the Hanley Award for Vision and Leadership in Sustainable Housing about his career, the importance of efficient and high-performing housing, and what he will do with his prize money.

    ECOHOME September 13, 2013

     
  • Are You Up to the Challenge of Net-Zero Energy?

    In the third installment of a three-part series on past winners of the Hanley Award for Vision and Leadership in Sustainable Housing, Sam Rashkin, the 2012 award winner, talks about raising the bar for performance.

    ECOHOME August 21, 2013

     
 
 
 

AIA Committee on the Environment Top Ten Green Projects

  • Iowa Utilities Board/Office of the Consumer Advocate Office Building

    BNIM’s past COTE Top Ten winner in Des Moines nabs new honors for surpassing its already ambitious energy efficiency goals with a little help from the building’s occupants.

    BNIM’s past COTE Top Ten winner in Des Moines nabs new honors for surpassing its already ambitious energy efficiency goals with a little help from the building’s occupants.

    ECOBUILDING Pulse June 24, 2014

     
  • 2014 AIA COTE Top Ten Winner: Bushwick Inlet Park

    A dynamic waterfront park and community center grow in Brooklyn thanks to Kiss + Cathcart Architects and landscape architect Starr Whitehouse.

    A dynamic waterfront park and community center grow in Brooklyn thanks to Kiss + Cathcart Architects and landscape architect Starr Whitehouse.

    ECOBUILDING Pulse April 25, 2014

     
  • 2014 AIA COTE Top Ten Winner: Wayne N. Aspinall Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse

    Westlake Reed Lesoksky and The Beck Group combine historic preservation and high-performance strategies in a landmarked Grand Junction, Colo. courthouse and federal building to give the General Services Administration what may be its first site net-zero energy facility on the National Register.

    In Grand Junction, Colo., Westlake Reed Lesoksky and The Beck Group aim to give the General Services Administration its first site net-zero energy facility on the National Register.

    ECOBUILDING Pulse May 06, 2014

     
 
 
 

ECOSTRUCTURE Evergreen Awards

  • 2012 Evergreen Award Winning Firm: Paladino & Co.

    "We expect more companies to move away from the idea of sustainability-as-compliance."

    Along with Gensler, this firm is the other half of the design team behind the new Tower at PNC Plaza in Pittsburgh, Pa., scheduled to be completed in 2015. In this Q&A, they discuss the project and their philosophy.

    eco-structure October 24, 2012

     
  • The lobby is nicknamed the urban room for its inviting feel, which should connect the building to the surrounding neighborhood.

    The 2012 Evergreen Awards: The Tower at PNC Plaza

    On the Boards Winner

    PNC's ambitious new headquarters under construction in Pittsburgh wins the 2012 Evergreen Awards On the Boards category.

    eco-structure October 24, 2012

     
  • 2012 Evergreen Award Winning Firm: G•O Logic

    G•O Logic believes that performance must be proven with data.

    The a Q&A with the firm behind the dormitory at Unity College in Unity, Maine, winner of the 2012 Evergreen Award in the Residential category.

    eco-structure October 23, 2012

     
 
 
 

ECOHOME Design Awards

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    EHDA Merit Award: Project Green Home

    CUSTOM, 2,000 TO 4,000 SQUARE FEET

    Palo Alto, Calif., Passive House touts greywater system and urine-diverting toilets.

    ECOHOME July 19, 2012

     
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    EHDA Merit Award: Killingsworth Station

    AFFORDABLE HOUSING

    Portland, Ore., infill project for both market-rate and low-income buyers promotes low-income affordable housing along light-rail line.

    ECOHOME July 19, 2012

     
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    EHDA Grand Award: VOLKsHouse

    PRODUCTION, LESS THAN 2,000 SQUARE FEET

    This Santa Fe, N.M., house shows how production housing and net-zero energy can go hand in hand.

    ECOHOME July 19, 2012

     
 
 
 
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