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    The fundamental principals of landscape architecture and site design are now resonating with developers, investors, and corporate users and in turn, also are influencing building design.

  • Listening to the Land: Site Design Merges with Building Design

    The fundamental principals of landscape architecture and site design are now resonating with developers, investors, and corporate users and in turn, also are influencing building design.

  • Shaky Foundation: Why the U.S. Lags Behind in Building Science Research

    Energy efficiency is the next frontier of design and construction, but due to underinvestment and the lack of a national agenda, America isn't leading the way to high performance building.

  • The Path to Net-Zero-Energy Buildings

    In the ongoing quest to decrease the impact buildings have on the environment, we have begun to hear more about the concept of net-zero-energy buildings.

  • Alliance Reaches Out

    Jeffrey Harris, vice president for programs for the Washington, D.C.-based Alliance to Save Energy, discusses the organization's purpose and goals.

  • Innovations: May 2008

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  • The Living Building Challenge Pushes Green-Building Innovation

    In many cities, states and countries, the threat of depleted utilities and raw materials is very real.

  • Weekly Federal Update: April 13-17, 2009

    New Brookings report says more jobs departing cities for the suburbs; DOE partners with commercial real estate companies to create high-efficiency buildings; and more.

  • Innovations: October 2008

    These products will help achieve sustainability.

  • native sun

    One trickle-down effect of the green revolution is the growing recognition that social and economic sustainability should be part of the picture. KRDB of Austin, Texas, aims to cover those bases at SOL (Solutions Oriented Living), a mixed-income community