Green Policy

The Building Sector’s Role in the UN Climate Change Conference
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The Building Sector’s Role in the UN Climate Change Conference

ARCHITECT caught up with U.S. Green Building Council president Roger Platt at the... Read more

California Selects Seven Architects for Its 7x7x7 Initiative to Green Existing Schools
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California Selects Seven Architects for Its 7x7x7 Initiative to Green Existing Schools

The firms will develop seven conceptual case studies to reduce energy and water... Read more

Mapping Energy Benchmarking for Buildings in the U.S.
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Mapping Energy Benchmarking for Buildings in the U.S.

What legislation has your state, city, or county passed to track building... Read more

An Early Encounter with Tomorrow
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An Early Encounter with Tomorrow

Beijing is expanding its population to 100 million or more. What does that mean... Read more

Congress Passes the Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015
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Congress Passes the Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015

The AIA backs the new measure, which borrows clauses from the Shaheen-Portman... Read more

Designing the Post-Natural Built Environment
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Designing the Post-Natural Built Environment

Columnist Blaine Brownell, AIA, argues that the architecture discipline must break... Read more

Atlanta Passes Ordinance to Benchmark Energy Use in Commercial Buildings
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Atlanta Passes Ordinance to Benchmark Energy Use in Commercial Buildings

The 12th city in the U.S. to enact benchmarking legislation, Atlanta aims to... Read more

LEED to Recognize Living Building Challenge Energy and Water Requirements
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LEED to Recognize Living Building Challenge Energy and Water Requirements

The effort aims to eliminate competition between the two green-building rating... Read more

Pres. Obama Signs Executive Order to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions
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Pres. Obama Signs Executive Order to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The President's latest effort to address climate change requires the federal... 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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National Arts Centre National Arts Centre

Diamond Schmitt Architects

The Spiral The Spiral

Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)

Elytra Filament Pavilion Elytra Filament Pavilion

Achim Menges, Moritz Dörstelmann

Knoll Houston Offices and Showroom Knoll Houston Offices and Showroom

Architecture Research Office (ARO)

Arnhem Station Arnhem Station

UNStudio

The Cube, Beirut The Cube, Beirut

Orange Architects

City Market at O City Market at O

Shalom Baranes Associates Architects

Forest City Forest City

LSM Studio

1200 17th Street NW 1200 17th Street NW

ZGF Architects

Zoh Laguna Zoh Laguna

Escobedo Solíz Studio

Mi Casita Mi Casita

KUBE Architecture

Mextropoli Mextropoli

Escobedo Solíz Studio

Shenzhen East Waste-to-Energy Plant Shenzhen East Waste-to-Energy Plant

Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects, Gottlieb Paludan Architects

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