Leveraging design to reduce our carbon impact.
Photo: Kate Joyce
Ross Barney Architects designed the project.
A rendering of Tallhouse, a 35,000-sf mixed-use residential building in Roxbury, Mass., devised by Generate Technologies to be built with mass timber. Images: Generate
Hybrid designs reconcile metropolitan growth and lower CO2 emissions.
Passive House is a high-performance building standard that emphasizes tightly insulated enclosu...read more
LEED and GBCI rating systems drive resilience-enhancing strategies to help businesses and gover...read more
The new vision is dubbed The Cove.
The installation sits atop Pittsburgh’s Mill 19.
Denver Water's new administration building has been designed to achieve net-zero energy standards. Images: Courtesy of Stantec
The utility is showcasing a new admin building and a water reuse plan that’s a first for the st...read more
EV charging port at The Kensington, Boston. Photo: Gustav Hoiland
A top sustainability expert gives the whys and wherefores of installing electric vehicle chargi...read more
Ingels believes designing for Mars will help us reach sustainability goals on Earth.
All photos courtesy NAVA Real Estate Development
Stantec and Muñoz + Albin are the project's architects.
All renderings courtesy Luca Curci Architects
The project will house 200,000 people.
All images courtesy PAE and ZGF
ZGF Architects is designing the building.
Residents reap healthier indoor environment, lower utility bills.
The company, based in Commerce, Calif., makes a wide range of plumbing fixtures and accessories for the commercial and multifamily building sectors.
Pioneer Industries launches new website
BuroHappold Engineering made its Climate Emergency Tool Kit available last September. To develop this tool, the firm consulted with AIA about how it benchmarks embodied carbon. Data from Quartz’s LCA tool is built into the engineering firm’s Buildings & Habitats object Model (BHoM) data exchange framework. It is being used primarily for measurement and design visualization. Photo: BuroHappold Engineering
New tools make it easier to measure embodied carbon in materials before they get used for const...read more
EIBs offer a novel approach to pay for high-impact projects based in part on the environmental,...read more
Holly St. Clair, Sasaki's first Chief Technology Officer, was recently recognized as one of the country's leading influencers. Image: Sasaki
Following an industry trend, the firms hire chiefs of technology and sustainability, respective...read more
The concepts of embodied carbon, zero waste, and deconstruction and reuse often run on parallel...read more
All renderings courtesy KPF
The project will reconnect Downtown Boston to the waterfront.
Seminary Hill Cider Mill in Callicoon, N.Y., is meeting Passive House standards with two temperature zones: one for apple storage and production on the lower level, the other for tasting events on the upper. Image credit: River Architects
Passive solutions that reduce a building’s energy consumption could get more viable as cities t...read more
The prevalence of overweight employees within the construction industry is significantly higher than the general adult population. This has obvious health implications, but also business implications. Photo courtesy Structure Tone
New research on wellness in the construction sector highlights interventions that could be effect...read more
The Embodied Carbon in Construction Calculator helps building teams evaluate a project’s overall embodied carbon emissions during design and procurement decision making.
Nearly 50 AEC industry organizations partnered to develop the groundbreaking Embodied Carbon in C...read more
The tower earned the Platinum designation under LEED's latest v4.1 rating system.
Building Design+Construction readers and editors select their top building products for...read more
Sto's beetle-inspired exterior coating and Dörken Systems' UV-resistant vapor-permeable barrier a...read more
All renderings courtesy Olson Kundig
Olson Kundig is designing the project.
The Oxford word of the year: climate emergency. Graph sourced from the Oxford Corpus
The Oxford Word of the Year 2019 is climate emergency.
All renderings courtesy Sheppard Robson.
Sheppard Robson designed the project.