• Drexel University's Recreation Center, designed by Sasaki.

    Giving Green a Sporting Chance

    Two Sasaki principals discuss the process of designing collegiate sports and recreation centers to exceed LEED certification.

     
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    Tamko Solar Attic Vent

    TAMKO’s Solar Attic Vent is a 20-watt solar panel that ventilates up to 1,600 square feet to prevent heat and moisture build up in attics.

     
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    Quad-Lock Building Systems Extra Panel

    Quad-Lock Building Systems' Extra Pane is designed to provide insulation value to concrete walls up to R-84.

     
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    Novabrik Mortarless Brick Technology

    Novabrik’s Mortarless Brick Technology features high-strength concrete bricks that overlap and interlock to create a strong, water-resistant brick veneer.

     
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    Laticrete Grout

    Laticrete has released six new grout colors for the installation of stone and tile.

     
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    Hansgrohe Croma

    Hansgrohe’s Croma green showerhead and handshower collection incorporates EcoAIR injection technology to provide a low-flow rate of 2 gallons per minute and a cleaning system.

     
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    FXI Building Products Corp. Leaf Defiers

    Designed with high-performance urethane polymers, the Leaf Defier family of gutter protection from FXI Building Products Corp. improves stormwater management and enhances building durability.

     
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    Firestone Building Products SkyScape

    Firestone Building Products has introduced SkyScape, a vegetative roof system featuring double interlocking trays.

     
  • Eldorado Stone Cut Coarse Stone

    Eldorado Stone’s new Cut Coarse Stone profile is reminiscent of a saw-cut Turkish limestone.

     
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    EcoPath Entryway Matting

    EcoPath is a 100 percent recyclable entryway matting solution with biobased content.

     
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    Ecolink Products Group Eco Metallic

    Ecolink Products Group’s Eco Metallic is a two-component epoxy designed to simulate a mottled metallic appearance.

     
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    Georgia-Pacific DensDeck Roof Board

    Georgia-Pacific’s DensDeck Roof Boards can be used in myriad roofing systems for new and re-roof applications as cover boards, overlayments, and underlayments.

     
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    Raising the Barn

    Can a place that houses equipment to work the land be kind to its surroundings as well? De Leon & Primmer Architecture Workshop provides a simple, low-tech approach.

     
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    Good Eats

    A San Francisco restaurant whose motto is "organic, fresh, local" finds the same winning combination in its design.

     
  • 5/19-20/2010 Philadelphia, PA.  Hotel Palomar by Gensler.

    Green and Gorgeous

    An Iconic Philadelphia High-Rise Finds New Life as a Sustainable Luxury Hotel.

     
  • Renew, Restore, Recycle

    In Oregon’s Willamette Valley, The Allison Inn & Spa aims to cultivate the well-being of its guests and its land.

     
  • Architecture as Education

    David Orr, the Paul Sears distinguished professor of environmental studies and politics at Oberlin College, discusses ecological design, resilience, and high-performance building.

     
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    Blooming Boxes

    At one time more hype than reality, fuel cell systems are powering hundreds of buildings nationwide.

     
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    The Green Migration

    Jason McLennan, CEO of the Cascadia Green Building COuncil and the International Living Building Institute, and author and founder of the Living Building Challenge, speaks with ECO-STRUCTURE.

     
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    Life as a Tree

    Ten years later, the Adam Joseph Lewis Center for Environmental Studies at Oberlin College continues to evolve, which is exactly what its designers intended.

     
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    What is a Sustainable Roof?

    The Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing offers a multifaceted definition of what it means to go green on top.

     
  • A Good Concept Gone Bad?

    Does "sustainability" need to be retired from our vocabulary? Also, a few words on our new partnership with the American Institute of Architects.

     
  • Clark D. Manus, FAIA, President

    The Future of the Profession

    Clark D. Manus, 2011 AIA President, on the Institute's Committment to Sustainability

     
  • Ready or Not

    A new green code is working its way through the approval process. Now is the time for architects to get involved.