USGBC had a good reason to ring in 2014: Just before the new year, President Barack Obama lifted the Department of Defense's ban on spending for LEED Gold and Platinum certifications.Read More
Does some new legislation make the Emerald City the country's greenest metropolis? Green builders and sustainability advocates should take note.Read More
Days after the death of founding partner Allen Eskew, the firm wins the Institute's highest honor for its design work across Louisiana and waterfront planning in New Orleans.Read More
By 2020, we will see the return of mixed-use, walkable neighborhoods and developments. But we have a lot of red tape to clear first.Read More
A Minneapolis firm designs for resiliency and human experience rather than purely performance. Read More
To address water needs by 2020, we must rethinking our supplies and reconsider reuse.Read More
The Europeans enjoyed their day in the sun at the 2013 Solar Decathlon in Irvine, Calif. But does the competition need a reboot to maintain its influence on sustainable design?Read More
More than four years after its predecessor, and one year later than originally planned, LEED v4 will be launched at Greenbuild 2013. Was the wait worth it?Read More
GlaxoSmithKline's new Philadelphia headquarters shrank the company's footprint while increasing its performance.Read More
The administration is seeking green technologies to put to the test in its Green Proving Ground program. Do you have something to recommend?Read More
Transparency invites interaction at a New Mexico University's student union building.Read More
The expansion of this Minneapolis cultural center combines stunning architecture with sustainable solutions that have attracted a wide audience.Read More
Partisan politics aside, architects can find real partners in government.Read More
From the bureaucracy to the grass roots to "hard resilience," David Dixon compares the profession’s recovery efforts from after Hurricane Katrina to after Hurricane Sandy.Read More
Many owners and managers aren't convinced that renters will pay more for green features, though surveys say they will.Read More
Technique and expression on the digital frontier.Read More
Cities pay dividends, but only if we pay attention to the data.Read More
Scottsdale, Salt Lake City, Washington, D.C., Beirut, New York CityRead More
UNC Charlotte blends interior and exterior spaces of its UrbanEden house, designed as an infill project in downtown Charlotte.Read More
The Stanford Solar Decathlon team's approach to its Start.Home values creativity as highly as efficiency, with the goal of eliminating cookie-cutter houses.Read More
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