Revitalizing and rethinking suburban developments offers a wealth of opportunities to builders and architects, says Ellen Dunham-Jones, who is overseeing Sustainable Communities for the Hanley Wood Sustainability Council.Read More
The Green Building Initiative is providing free access to its online certification course for Green Globes Professionals for 60 days, while the USGBC has announced dates for when LEED credentials will start including LEED v4.Read More
A new study of NGBS-certified homeowners shows that very few regret their purchase.Read More
The U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee has unanimously passed “The Better Buildings Act of 2013," which includes the introduction of Tenant Star for commercial building tenants.Read More
Scrap tires could gain a new purpose as ingredients for construction materials, thanks to research at Missouri University of Science and Technology.Read More
For his Hy-Fi installation this summer, David Benjamin is using bricks made from corn stalks and fungi.Read More
Student debt. Small business tax reform. Fannie and Freddie. Given the current economy, lobbying has never been more important for architecture. Legislative liaisons from the AIA, the NAHB, and other organizations share their top issues for the coming year.Read More
Tetris Block, a special recognition winner for the Architecture at Zero competition, takes a pragmatic approach to designing a mixed-use building that produces at least as much energy as it uses.Read More
Conceptual technology for the future of autonomous driving could help with universal design and aging in place.Read More
Just putting a sign on a building to signify it is green is a missed opportunity, says Blaine Brownell, ARCHITECT's resident materials columnist.Read More
If the high-performance home market is booming, why do some builders feel that buyers won't pay for green homes? The message is off, says John Barrows.Read More
The NRDC's Philip Henderson talks about the challenges and developments in sustainable building valuation and financing.Read More
Architecture must do more than reaffirm the status quo-it must answer the new conditions of sprawl, and that finds way to preserve natural resources. David Bejamin's Hy-Fi Installation does just that.Read More
Successfully completing the green-certification process requires starting at a project’s planning stages and soliciting the input of all team members.Read More
The SkyCycle would elevate London cyclists above the city-and lift the city above its peers worldwide.Read More
Many market-rate communities try to use green certifications to appeal to young professionals or Gen-Y renters who want to lead a very eco-friendly lifestyle. But seniors don't seem to have that same level of interest.Read More
Hanley Wood's editors give you a day-by-day round up of last week's International Builder Show and Kitchen and Bath Industry Show.Read More
The New York Green Bank should stimulate private sector financing for commercial, multifamily, and residential renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.Read More
Dennis Wedlick explains why architects need to buddy up with building scientists.Read More
Why wait until the taps run dry? Architects and builders can step into a leadership role regarding water now, says the Southern Nevada Water Authority's Doug Bennett.Read More
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