Responding to international crises isn’t easy when your colleagues are scattered across six separate office spaces. Mercy Corps found its solution in Portland, Ore.’s neglected Packer-Scott Building.
After decades of virtually no new construction, downtown Houston is experiencing a revitalization. 5 Houston Center, owned by Wells Real Estate Funds, is a 27-story, 580,875-square-foot Class-A office tower on McKinney Street. C
Even a new building that is designed for efficiency and sustainability can improve its performance through constant monitoring, adjustments, maintenance and annual evaluation of systems.
Designers sought to create a sustainable and healthy setting by incorporating ample daylight, low-emitting interior materials and a combined cooling and heating power ...
A splashing outdoor water feature might seem like a frivolous luxury in a desert community like the Phoenix suburb of Chandler, Ariz. But Chandler City Hall’s courtyard waterfall ...
The 63,000 ft2 building includes an animal habitat area and was toured by approximately 8,600 students and others in 2012.
The glimmering green façade of the Malaysia Energy Commission Headquarters known as the Diamond Building stands in stark contrast ...
The small town of Chrisney, Ind., turned to net zero to overcome financial hurdles and realize the residents’ dream of building a library. The town lost its high school in the 1970s and then its highway due to an expansion and rerouting, and hoped a library would stem the tide of decline. For five years, the small, simple library has served as a source of pride for this shrinking town, providing a resource for information and a community gathering place while producing more electricity than it consumes.
The project provides examples of ongoing, cost-effective and relatively simple measures to reduce building energy consumption and reduce environmental impact.
A tropical garden with water features flourishes on the sixth floor on the Shenzhen IBR Headquarters Building.
Historic preservation and net zero energy performance may seem like opposing goals.