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  • The Architect 50: The Best in Sustainability

    The results of the sixth annual survey are in, and Architect has determined the top 50 firms for sustainability in 2014.

  • The Green Police Investigate Mycelium

    With the help of green building expert Alex Wilson, The Green Police investigate mushroom mycelium as a building material.

  • Yea or Nay on Bottle Bills?

    Only 10 U.S. states have bottle bills in place, with deposits ranging from 5 cents to 15 cents depending on the beverage. Do you think bottle bills promote civic responsibility by force of habit? Should more states should put bottle bills in place?

  • Five Pitfalls of Urban Food Production

    Tall buildings are just one obstacle that stands in the way of successful, large-scale urban farming.

  • A Redesign of EPA's Safer Product Label

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released four prospective designs for a new DfE Safer Product Label. You can comment on the EPA's press release to vote for you favorite choice until October 31st.

  • A Clean and Green Award-Winning Remodel

    Architect Todd Ray of Studio Twenty Seven Architecture remodeled his own home in Arlington, Va., to be LEED Platinum-certified and full of light-filled, highly livable space.

  • BNIM's Bob Berkebile Wins the $50,000 Hanley Award

    BNIM's longtime principal and stalwart of the movement for sustainable architecture is the 2014 winner of the Hanley Award for Vision and Leadership in Sustainability, the largest annual award for sustainability in the built environment.

  • Top 10 States for Solar Capacity

    The solar revolution is upon us. Installations are high (Q114 solar installation numbers were the second highest in the history of the market), prices have decreased considerably, and people are starting to see the considerable savings.

  • Making Houses Out of Mushrooms

    Designers are starting to make homes from "greener" products - like hemp and straw, or even mushrooms, the BBC's Golda Arthur says.

  • What Would a Home Designed Around Use Look Like?

    A UCLA study of 32 LA families finds homes could be made more space efficient, and most likely smaller.