At the Hollis Montessori School, the school environment is a teaching tool, so it made sense to build the first Passive House certified elementary school in the U.S.
Harvard University chose to breathe new life into the existing Sherman Fairchild Biochemistry Building as a case study to develop the laboratory of the future within an existing building.
Henry County Public Schools sought and found an alternative funding method: a guaranteed energy savings contract (or performance contract) as a funding mechanism for school improvements.
What does it take to transform a typical 1980s suburban office building into a modern net zero energy showcase?
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.
As the first step toward what could be an entirely net zero energy campus, Portland Community College Newberg Center is a proving ground of sorts for the college.
At the Oakland University Human Health Building, the focus on wellness is apparent even before stepping inside.
At the Locust Trace AgriScience Center, students learn agriculture by doing.
Conditioned by the mountain air and illuminated with ample daylight, the new home of Haywood Community College’s Professional Arts program creates inviting, inspiring spaces for students to create one-of-a-kind works of art.
What does it take to inspire students to pursue careers that tackle some of the toughest engineering challenges of the 21st century?
Thousands of building professionals, educators and students have toured the facility during its 10 years of operation, gaining a new perspective on the possibilities of sustainable design.
It’s hard to imagine a less desirable site for a school than the one selected for the new Kensington High School for the Creative and Performing Arts in Philadelphia.
Fresh air and sunlight permeate Sandy High School, while the school's location on a preserved wooded site provides easy access to and expansive views of the natural surroundings.
Visitors come to the Maine Coastal Botanical Gardens' Bosarge Family Education Center to improve their green thumbs, hear a concert or to celebrate a wedding.
How would using today's LED technology change the classroom design of Richardsville (Ky.) Elementary, the nation's first net zero energy school?
What's a community to do when a beloved, but aging neighborhood library is deemed undersized, inefficient and inaccessible?
The Center for Applied Energy Research at the University of Kentucky is on the leading edge of laboratory design, implementing multiple strategies never used ...
It's one thing to learn about ways to improve the relationship between humans and the environment; it's another to actually live according to those principles.
The structure that houses Virginia Commonwealth University's (VCU) Cary Street Gym could be a poster child for the concept of adaptive reuse.
Before construction of the Hood River Middle School Music and Science Building, music students practiced in an old bus barn outbuilding and science students conducted experiments in a lab with outdated equipment.