Before you check out for the weekend, here are a few of our editors' favorite stories from this past week:
As Temperature Rises, So Do Health Risks
Climate change will require paying more attention to indoor environmental quality.
German Scientists Design Earthquake-Resistant Wallpaper
The new Intelligent Composite Seismic Wallpaper is a textile made of glass fibers that helps hold masonry up during earthquakes.
Double LEED Platinum for GSK’s New Headquarters
Reaching new heights for sustainability in Philadelphia, Five Crescent Drive—the latest from Robert A. M. Stern Architects—promotes healthy work environments through green design.
Super-Sized Home is Big on Energy Efficiency
A Florida builder proves that an extra-large home can achieve net zero energy.
Architect Paolo Soleri Dies at 93
The architect and theorist who devised his own sustainable ideology in "Arcology" and tested many of its ideas in Arcosanti, has died at 93.