Sustainability

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

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

This Week in Tech: Putting Out Fire with Sound, a Table Saw that Spares Your Fingers, and a Future for Graphene
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This Week in Tech: Putting Out Fire with Sound, a Table Saw...

Putting out fire with sound, a table saw that spares your fingers, a future for... Read more

A New Kind of Studio: Teaching Nature-Based Design to Architecture Students
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A New Kind of Studio: Teaching Nature-Based Design to...

A recent graduate design studio at the University of Minnesota's College of Design... 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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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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Hennepin County Walker Library Hennepin County Walker Library

Vincent James and Jennifer Yoos discuss how this reimagining of a legacy library helped to reinvigorate the streetscape in this neighborhood in northern Minneapolis. Read more

This Week in Research: Illuminating Cities at Night, Detecting Structural Defects, and a Light-Sensing Digital Eye
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This Week in Research: Illuminating Cities at Night, Detecting...

A new report from Arup explores illuminating cities at night, plus a tool to gauge... Read more

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AIA Opposes Reintroduced Shaheen-Portman Energy-Efficiency Bill AIA Opposes Reintroduced Shaheen-Portman Energy-Efficiency Bill

The long-stalled legislation would repeal the 2030 fossil fuel reduction targets for new and renovated federal buildings. Read more

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DOE and NIBS Release Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines DOE and NIBS Release Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines

The voluntary guidelines provide a national framework for the commercial building industry from which to to develop training and certification programs. Read more

MoMA Presents David Benjamin's Bio-Engineered Bricks as an Example of Universal Design
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MoMA Presents David Benjamin's Bio-Engineered Bricks as an...

The sustainable bricks made of corn stalks and living mycelium used in the Young... Read more

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