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Learn how the Bullitt Center is pushing the bounds of sustainable design—and how tenant buy-in is contributing to lower than expected energy use.
Sweetwater Spectrum is a new national model for supportive housing, designed to offer life with purpose and dignity for adults on the autism spectrum.
Recognizing that the most important product of a research lab is not chemicals, but insights and innovation, designers of the New Orleans BioInnovation Center sought to maximize human performance with daylight, views to nature, and places for reflection and collaboration.
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.
When it comes to designing and operating high performing buildings, occupant behavior can be one of the hardest variables to predict and control.
One of the most important aspects of this three-year renovation began when the construction ended.
Airports are often the face of a community, the first and last impression for the traveling public.
For the David & Lucile Packard Foundation, a headquarters that operated on a net zero energy basis wasn’t enough.
Solar panel canopies covering the ATM drive-through and pedestrian walkways at the Fort Lauderdale, Fla., PNC Bank branch are the first indication that this is no ordinary bank.
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?
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.
The renovation of this pre-Civil War era building demonstrates the potential for significant energy savings when historical structures are made “super efficient.”
Manitoba Hydro, the province's sole energy provider, began planning for a new, energy-efficient headquarters in 2002. The design team soon realized that the extreme climate ...
The Tanimura and Antle Family Memorial Library is the academic hub for California State University Monterey Bay, which opened 12 years ago on the site of former military base Fort Ord.
The American Foursquare, a Sears, Roebuck & Co. kit home, was a staple of small American towns between 1908 and 1940. This article describes a project to renovate ...
The Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation in Evanston, Ill., committed to ethical architecture when it decided to replace its synagogue.
In the period prior to Katrina, New Orleans often ignored its rich history of climate-responsive and cost-effective architecture, creating environments that were entirely ...
Warren County, (Ky.), Public Schools have saved more than $4 million in energy costs since 2003. The newest school, Plano Elementary, uses 26.8 kBtu/ft2 yr.
Colorado's Poudre School District reduces energy use as well as construction costs and time by using a prototype design that is progressively improved ...
Guangzhou, China, has leaped the hurdle of energy-efficient buildings with a single bound, moving into a new era of efficient super-tall towers.
The design and construction firm Stellar compares the performance of a LEED® Silver office building on its headquarters campus with an older office building ...
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