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    Are we ready for an international green construction code?

  • Invitation to Learn

    In Southern California, Palomar College blends buildings and nature.

  • Architecture Aloft

    The adaptive reuse of a Bauhaus-influenced building at the Georgia Institute of Technology includes careful treatment of the building envelope and innovative mechanical systems.

  • In Development

    A discussion with Scot Horst, USGBC senior vice president, LEED.

  • GSA Finds Green-Building Practices Pay Off

    A white paper details a post-occupancy evaluation study of 22 federal buildings and finds that green-building investments pay off in lower maintenance costs, energy and water use, and carbon dioxide emissions.

  • Solar Does Double Duty

    New technologies integrate solar-energy collection into windows and walls.

  • Match Point

    Colocated systems gather multiple functions into a single structure to redefine sustainable growth in the 21st century.

  • Retro Grades

    Benchmarking laws point toward a new industry in retrofitting existing buildings for compliance.

  • Lights Out

    Cost, performance, and ideology: illuminating the debate over incandescents.

  • Performative Envelope Lab

    Designers: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill