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The Greenest School On Earth is in Canada
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The Greenest School On Earth is in Canada

USGBC's Global Coalition for Green Schools recognized Dunbarton High School, in... Read more

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens Unveils Second U.S. SEED Classroom
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Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens Unveils Second U.S....

The Pittsburgh site aims to host another Living Building Challenge–certified... Read more

Recap from the International Living Future Institute’s 2015 UnConference
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Recap from the International Living Future Institute’s 2015...

The organization launched a certification standard for products, announced a... Read more

The Path to Designing EcoMod, an Affordable and Energy-Efficient Housing Module
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The Path to Designing EcoMod, an Affordable and...

Nearly two years after winning ARCHITECT's R+D Award, architecture professor John... Read more

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Innovative Detail: Wood Innovation and Design Centre Innovative Detail: Wood Innovation and Design Centre

Michael Green Architecture has designed the world’s tallest timber structure for the city of Prince George, British Columbia. Read more

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Washington, D.C.'s Dunbar Senior High School Achieves LEED Platinum Washington, D.C.'s Dunbar Senior High School Achieves LEED Platinum

Designed by Perkins Eastman and Moody Nolan, the building received the highest number of points for a school certified under USGBC's LEED for Schools–New Construction system. Read more

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New Poll Finds Bipartisan Support for USGBC's LEED System New Poll Finds Bipartisan Support for USGBC's LEED System

A nationwide survey concluded that 79 percent of Republicans and 89 percent of Democrats endorse the use of the LEED rating system in buildings. Read more

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Annual Green Awards Launched to Recognize Sustainability in Cities Hosting AIA National Convention Annual Green Awards Launched to Recognize Sustainability in Cities Hosting AIA National Convention

The new awards program will recognize architecture firms leading the charge of incorporating sustainable building practices in their work. Read more

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San Diego Continuing Education's North City Campus Earns LEED Gold San Diego Continuing Education's North City Campus Earns LEED Gold

The $44.9 million facility, designed by Joseph Wong Design Associates, joins a host of education projects that are LEED certified or are on track for certification in the city. Read more

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USGBC Names its 2015 Board of Directors USGBC Names its 2015 Board of Directors

The new executive committee includes Marge Anderson, George Bandy, Fiona Cousins, Lisa Matthiessen, and Stuart Carron. Read more

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