More stories about Development

  • Administration Announces New Energy-Efficiency Initiatives

    Allocation of Recovery Act funds includes advancement of building systems research and development of efficient new homes.

  • Sustainability Committee Formed

    West Conshohocken, Pa.-based ASTM International has formed ASTM Committee E60 on Sustainability.

  • Massachusetts Advocates Carbon-Neutral Construction

    Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (D) addressed the Greenfield, Mass.-based Northeast Sustainable Energy Association’s annual conference and called on the assembled architects, designers, consultants, energy-service providers and contractors to help Massachusetts drive its expectations not up, but...

  • Case Study: West Basin Off-Grid House, Santa Fe, N.M.

    Designed in three separate structures, this 5,000-square-foot home integrates with and blends into the surrounding desert landscape.

  • Christie Place / Scarsdale, N.Y.

    Christie Place is a luxury townhome community located north of New York. Developed by Ginsburg Development Cos., Scarsdale, and built by FM Home Improvement, East Orange, N.J., the buildings match the existing Tudor-style architecture of the Scarsdale village center.

  • The Evelyn Pease Tyner Interpretive Center / Glenview, Ill.

    Set amidst Air Station Prairie, a 32 1/2-acre (13-hectare) remnant of tall-grass prairie north of Chicago, the 3,000-square-foot (279-m2) center educates visitors about the history and ecology of the Illinois prairie ecosystem while serving as a showcase for cutting-edge technology and techniques...

  • The Court at Upper Providence Shopping Mall / Royersford, PA.

    Developers and local officials aimed to improve rather than burden the community with this 400,000-square-foot (37160-m2) shopping center.

  • U.S. Census Bureau Headquarters/Suitland MD

    Designed and built to provide a world-class workplace for 6,000 employees, the Census Bureau’s design features sweeping curves and glass cladding with vertical wooden louvers.

  • Materials Reuse

    On a pleasant day in one of Chicago’s suburbs, a deconstruction contractor and his crew remove an original, custom-made window for salvage from a 1923 home.

  • Affordably Sustainable in Portland

    Helensview Heights is all about sustainability, but far more than just the stuff you can feel, touch, or tack onto a house.