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    Instead of adding layers of complexity to their buildings, architects should get back to basics, says Kiel Moe.

  • Green Industrial

    Warehouses and factories wouldn't seem to lend themselves to sustainable design, but attitudes—and practices—are changing.

  • Integrated Wind Turbine

    Chicago's Greenway Self Park, designed by HOK, includes a dozen vertical-axis wind turbines to help power the structure.

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  • The Building's Supposed to Be Green, But ...

    Legal battles over sustainability promises vs. performance are just beginning. But it's not only about design, it's also about contracts, expectations, and money.

  • Testing a Future Building's Energy Efficiency

    Energy-modeling programs come in many flavors, from quick and easy to industrial strength. We survey some of the options.

  • Superinsulated House

    Dan Rockhill's Studio 804 designed and built a passive house that combines superior insulation and an airtight envelope.

  • Lessons in High Performance

    Bill Orr, executive director of the Collaborative for High-Performance Schools, talks about upgrading the sustainability of today's learning environments.

  • Healthy Choices for Hospitals

    Kathy Gerwig, vice president of workplace safety and environmental stewardship officer for Kaiser Permanente talks about how healthcare organizations are reducing their environmental footprints.

  • The G-List

    Lance Hosey surveyed 150 sustainability experts about the best green buildings of the past 30 years. What did he learn?