The Green Building Initiative's web-based certification system joins the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED program as an approved green building rating system for federal buildings.Read More
Sustainable, energy-saving homes don't always appraise for what they're worth.Read More
In the current weak economic recovery, the notion that "a rising tide" lifts all boats has been sunk, along with the good ship middle class. Geographically as well, the recovery has been concentrated in a relative handful of regions.Read More
Looking for something new for your next project? Look no further.Read More
The winners of this year’s awards represent sustainable design and construction in the arenas of architecture, academia, journalism, and politics.Read More
Passing water through a filter of crushed concrete removes excess phosphorus and prevents the growth of unwanted plant life and algae, say researchers at the University of Southern Denmark.Read More
Data, and the technology behind it, makes cities better at building resiliency, increasing efficiency and heightening overall sustainability.Read More
Many industry pros are daunted by the price of sustainable construction techniques.Read More
London School of Economics students reimagine the obsolete phone booth.Read More
One Japanese construction firm thinks they can do it.Read More
Researchers at UC-Berkeley have developed a building membrane that self-regulates indoor temperature without the use of any energy.Read More
Big cities are going to start bursting at the seams, but this is good news to combat climate change.Read More
Michael Dedeo, who holds a PhD in chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley, will help the firm specify healthier products.Read More
This year's 48-person group includes Robin Guenther, FAIA, of Perkins+Will, as well as representatives from Atelier Ten, HKS, and Westlake Reed Leskosky.Read More
Areaware's wooden Torch Flashlight is a great gift for eco-warriors in a power-cut.Read More
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