Green Building


Green Building

  • Code Words

    An international green construction code will change the game. Are we ready?

  • In Development

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

  • What's In Your Product?

    A designer at BNIM examines the use of environmental product declarations.

  • The Grass Ceiling

    Green roofs are here to stay. But aesthetics and energy savings must be balanced with the practicalities of structure, water, and wear.

  • 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 Decathlon Homes Offer Livable Floor Plans, Cool Design

    Collegiate teams used regional vernacular for inspiration.

  • 2011 Evergreen Awards Perspective Winner

    William Browning of Terrapin Bright Green.

  • From Planes to Placemaking

    Edmonton wants to turn a historic airport into a carbon-neutral community for 30,000 residents. Two directors from Perkins+Will explain how it can be done.

  • Ultra-Green Modular Homes

    Modular homes, which have been around for a few hundred years, are adopting an ultra-green identity.

  • A Northern California Vacation Cabin Looks After Itself

    An off-grid mountain cabin celebrates independence in style.



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