Green Buildings

In a bid to knit sustainability into large-scale community development, Seattle's Capitol Hill EcoDistrict is exploring several avenues toward greener land use.
Apr 12, 2015   ASLA The Dirt
A U.S.EPA list ranks the cities leading the nation with the most energy efficient commercial buildings.
Apr 6, 2015   U.S. EPA
The French Parliament has approved legislation requiring commercial buildings to partially cover their rooftops in either plants or solar panels.
Apr 5, 2015   Architizer
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.
Oct 21, 2014   The Architect's Newspaper
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.
Apr 12, 2014   United States Environmental Protection Agency
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.
Oct 7, 2013   Treehugger
Green buildings "make business sense," says Jane Hanley, World Green Building Council CEO.
Mar 14, 2013   Office Insight
Washington D.C. has built the most "green" buildings within its greater region, according to a new survey.
Apr 16, 2011   The Washington Post
<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.
Jan 2, 2010   Change Observer
The New York City Council has passed a suite of bills hat require green retrofits on the city's buildings.
Dec 14, 2009   The Architect's Newspaper
<em>The New York Times</em> takes a look at Greensburg, Kansas, the tornado-ravaged town that rebuilt itself to high environmental standards.
Sep 25, 2009   The New York Times