Green Buildings

April 12, 2015, 9am PDT
In a bid to knit sustainability into large-scale community development, Seattle's Capitol Hill EcoDistrict is exploring several avenues toward greener land use.
ASLA The Dirt
April 6, 2015, 1pm PDT
A U.S.EPA list ranks the cities leading the nation with the most energy efficient commercial buildings.
U.S. EPA
April 5, 2015, 5am PDT
The French Parliament has approved legislation requiring commercial buildings to partially cover their rooftops in either plants or solar panels.
Architizer
October 21, 2014, 9am PDT
Alan G. Brake writes an editorial calling on the architecture and urbanism fields to push even further to reduce carbon emissions by designing (and upgrading) efficient buildings.
The Architect's Newspaper
April 12, 2014, 1pm PDT
More and more energy efficient buildings are coming online, but buildings are still a major source of energy use around the world. To track green building, the EPA recently ranked the cities with the most Energy Star buildings.
United States Environmental Protection Agency
October 7, 2013, 9am PDT
Perkins + Will, the architecture firm behind a new residence hall at Bridgewater State University, have attached an unusual provision to their green design: no mini-fridges or personal microwaves allowed.
Treehugger
March 14, 2013, 5am PDT
Green buildings "make business sense," says Jane Hanley, World Green Building Council CEO.
Office Insight
April 16, 2011, 9am PDT
Washington D.C. has built the most "green" buildings within its greater region, according to a new survey.
The Washington Post
January 2, 2010, 9am PST
<em>Change Observer</em> interviews Casey Jones, the director of design excellence and the arts for the U.S. General Services Administration about green building and sustainability in urban design.
Change Observer
December 14, 2009, 6am PST
The New York City Council has passed a suite of bills hat require green retrofits on the city's buildings.
The Architect's Newspaper
September 25, 2009, 9am PDT
<em>The New York Times</em> takes a look at Greensburg, Kansas, the tornado-ravaged town that rebuilt itself to high environmental standards.
The New York Times
September 1, 2009, 5am PDT
LEED-certified buildings may be constructed with little energy, but some are just as energy-intensive as non "green" buildings once they're in use. This disconnect is prompting the U.S. Green Building Council to change its rules.
The New York Times