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  • A March Madness Bracket for Architecture Buffs

    ARCHITECT has created a march madness bracket pitting 32 of the AIA's Twenty-Five Year Award winners against each other. Over 500 people voted in Round One, knocking the building pool down to 16 finalists. Join the fun and vote for Round Two finalists today!

  • A Smog Eating Bridge

    A glowing, green, clean bridge is coming to Barcelona. Seriously.

  • France Mandates Green Roofs For All New Commercial Construction

    A new mandate in France will require buildings in commercial zones to incorporate either plants or solar panels in roof design.

  • Four Green Alternatives to Spray Foam Insulation

    Traditional spray foam, while an effective insulator, includes chemicals linked to health problems like asthma. Here are four alternatives to spray foam that are better for human health and the environment.

  • Meet the World’s First B Corp Tile Company

    For more than a decade, San Francisco-based Fireclay Tile has been making the world's most sustainable tiles from bathrooms to backsplashing. Now with a recently acquired BCorp certification, the socially and environmentally responsible company continues launching new lines that bring a clash of...

  • Stylish, Leaf-Shaped Solar Cells

    Stylish solar chargers make solar power attractive for the living room.

  • Chalupas from a Shipping Container

    It's true, even the big brands are getting involved with shipping container buildings. First up? Taco Bell.

  • Largest Vertical Farm Planned for 2016

    In 2016, Newark, N.J. will be home to the world's largest vertical farm.

  • Eiffel Tower Energy Production

    Wind turbines have been installed on the Eiffel Tower, and will generate enough power to maintain the entire first floor of the structure, including a souvenir shop, restaurant, and exhibits.

  • Vertical, Indoor Farming

    The Vertical Harvest greenhouse hopes to grow produce for a town with a climate that prevents traditional farming.