Green Design


Green Design

  • American High-Performance Buildings Coalition Calls for Consensus-Based Green-Building Standards

    Under a new coalition, 27 industry groups raise issue with USGBC’s LEED development procedures and call for more consensus-based approaches and transparency in green-building standard development.

  • Education Program on Highly Efficient Design Goes National

    AIA Seattle recently partnered with Architecture 2030 to transfer management of the AIA+2030 education program to a national scale.

  • Biophilic Design Could Save Millions of Dollars

    Incorporating access to nature and other biophilic design strategies could save millions in healthcare costs and in employee wages across all industries, as well as add millions to profits, according to a new white paper from Terrapin Bright Green.

  • Sheikh Khalifa Medical City

    Sheikh Khalifa Medical City / Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates / Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

  • Code Green

    The International Code Council has unveiled its latest rulebook and long-awaited green code. Meanwhile, the USGBC is on the cusp of releasing LEED 2012. An overview of what you need to know.

  • Tracking LEED

    Following the progress of LEED in total projects, square footage, and news coverage.

  • AIA Announces 2012 COTE Top Ten Green Projects

    Office buildings and education facilities in the Pacific Northwest and the Southwest dominate the American Institute of Architects Committee on the Environment’s 2012 Top Ten Green Projects.

  • Sustainable Stays

    Today's green hotels meet performance goals without compromising the guest experience.

  • Recycling Building Materials

    Recent national and grassroots initiatives open the door for reuse to have a greater role in sustainable design.

  • Certified Legal

    Spelling out the letter of the law regarding sustainable design.



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