As water resources grow increasingly taxed and scarce in communities across the U.S., an Atlanta university is turning to an unlikely resource to reduce its drinking water demand: the local sewer. The WaterHub at Emory University turns waste into a resource, recycling wastewater via an ecological treatment facility–the first of its kind in the U.S. Its sustainable treatment process sets an example of how adaptive technology can be used to meet water needs while reducing water costs.
The new home of the Seattle district headquarters of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers represents a transformation both for the occupants who work in it and for the high performing building industry.
The Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS) aims to not only reduce impact on the environment, but improve the lives of its occupants and its community through net positive operation.
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 ...
A tropical garden with water features flourishes on the sixth floor on the Shenzhen IBR Headquarters Building.
Stanford University's Jerry Yang and Akiko Yamazaki Environment and Energy Building (Y2E2) is the first element in Stanford's new Science and Engineering Quad 2.
Energy savings for four similar office buildings in the Houston area started with planting native vegetation on one roof. Designers found that the roof's added insulation ...
Golden Hill Office Center is a 1980s building that outperformed conventionally designed office buildings of the era with respect to energy use. Twenty-eight years later, Golden Hill continues to outperform the majority of contemporary office buildings. In fact, the original systems still work so well that Golden Hill was awarded a 99 ENERGY STAR rating in 2010.