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  • Scaling Up

    Two industry leaders examine the barriers to district-wide sustainability and how eco-districts are creating developments where the grass--and homes, buildings, and infrastructure--are greener.

  • A Deeper Look at LEED-ND

    Sophie Lambert, director, neighborhood development for USGBC, chats with Eco-Structure about the latest LEED rating system.

  • Buckminster Fuller Challenge Awards $100,000

    The annual Buckminster Fuller Institute competition chooses Operation Hope, an initiative to save African grasslands, as its 2010 winner, and names the Living Building Challenge as an honorable mention.

  • LEED for Neighborhood Development Launches

    The USGBC has kicked off its initiative for green community planning, LEED for Neighborhood Development.

  • LEED for Neighborhood Development Launched

    After a three-year pilot program, LEED-ND is officially launched, becoming the seventh LEED rating system from the U.S. Green Building Council.

  • NAHB Conference Workshops to Offer Insights Into All Aspects of Green Home Building

    Session topics include green retrofits, neighborhood development, water conservation, product certification, and more.

  • Creating An Olympic Hero

    Any 355,000-square-foot facility will have environmental impacts. The sheer size alone implies a drain on materials, natural resources, and local ecosystems. The Richmond Olympic Oval offers a new slant on large-scale design, however, as the speed skating venue for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in...

  • Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture Offers A Low-Carb Plan For Chicago

    The first phase of the Chicago Central Area Decarbonization Plan focuses on eight key strategies to meet the city’s carbon emissions reduction goals.

  • Arcosanti is an Experiment in Urban Implosion

    Focusing on compact urban planning, Arcosanti is a living laboratory for an anti-sprawl city.

  • [merz]project Creates an Ideal Work-Live Structure in Phoenix

    Designing with the desert heat in mind, [merrz]project provides a versatile structure that accomodates a variety of functions while keeping operating costs low.