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Best Architecture Feuds of 2014

This year offered several feuds for the ages. A retrospective look at some of the... More

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Anti-Greenwashing Group Launches With Letter to GBI

The nonprofit Greenwash Action launches with an open letter to the board of directors of the Green Building Initiative requesting that the organization strengthen its Green Globes system and cease negative attacks on LEED. More

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Morning News Roundup: A Green Roof for Barclays Center

Barclays Center's living roof, the 23-year-old behind New York YIMBY, and a 29-... More

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Morning News Roundup: A Green Roof for Barclays Center

Barclays Center's living roof, the 23-year-old behind New York YIMBY, and a 29-story game of Tetris in Philadelphia. More

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Critique: Prefab Grows Up

Factory-built homes have gotten the hype, writes Christopher Hawthorne, but... More

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The Stuff of Green Building

In the construction world, Nadav Malin believes there are two main species—diggers and climbers. While some people enjoy scaling ladders and creating structure, Malin prefers digging in the dirt.  More

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Toward Sustainable Materials

In the construction world, Nadav Malin believes there are two main species—diggers and climbers. While some people enjoy scaling ladders and creating structure, Malin prefers digging in the dirt. “I found that when I was building houses, I really loved the earthwork part of it,” says Malin, now president of BuildingGreen, Inc. “I remember almost being sad when it was time to backfill the foundation and start building up out of the ground. There’s just a connection to the materiality of earth and the things we build with that I think is almost instinctual for people.”... More

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Forestry Group Aims to Boost Sustainability Practices

American Forest & Paper Association's 2020 goals include increasing fiber procured from certified forests and promoting policies that reduce illegal logging. More

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Forestry Group Aims to Boost Sustainability Practices

American Forest & Paper Association's 2020 goals include increasing fiber procured from certified forests and promoting policies that reduce illegal logging. More

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Proposed Wood-Certification Benchmarks for LEED Fail to Win Enough Support

Multi-year battle over expanding certifications recognized by USGBC’s rating system ends short of necessary two-thirds vote, thus leaving requirements as originally written. More

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