Green Buildings

ISKCON Govardhan Ecovillage receives the IGBC Green Village Platinum Ratings

<b>By Anand Caitanya das</b>Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has established Indian Green Building Council (IGBC), with a vision to enable sustainable …

Sustainable Architecture

Wanda’s Picks for October 2017

<b>by Wanda Sabir</b><b>AAMLO’s future</b>Folks have probably heard by now that the African American Museum and Library, Oakland (AAMLO), is without a permanent …

African-American News

What’s the Cost of Dense and Green?

How can greenery help to enhance income streams in commercial real estate? And how much thought do Singaporean homebuyers give to ‘green’ features in …

Real Estate

Are “Green” Buildings Killing Us? No.

It’s hard to believe that it’s 2017 and we are still seeing headlines like Fastco Design’s Are “Green” Buildings Killing Us?<br>There are a number of …

Sustainability

New initiatives under Green Building Masterplan to emphasise healthier work environments

SINGAPORE: Some employees in Singapore can now look forward to working in a healthier environment as the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) …

Construction

GBCI Providing with Better Green Building Initiatives

<p>GREEN BUSINESS Certificate Institute (GBCI) for the first time is bringing their annual Greenbuild conference to India which be held from 2nd to …

Sustainability

A*STAR develops sensor platform for companies to test green building solutions

SINGAPORE: Singapore's research arm, the Agency for Science, Technology and Research, or A*STAR, has developed a new platform for companies as …

Construction

Commentary: Green buildings, Singapore’s natural ally for a greener future

Green buildings look like nice places to live and work in. They may also hold the key to Singapore's fight against climate change as the Garden City …

Sustainability

No more excuses for the city's biggest energy hogs

The cost of efficiency upgrades can be baked into mortgages<p>A recently leaked federal report on climate change made clear that unless the world unites …

Sustainable Architecture

Imperial Green!

<p>IT IS a widely acknowledged fact that the world has entered a period of resource scarcity as well as environmental degradation. With the increase …

Sustainability

To SIP or not to SIP? It’s complicated.

<b>Australian company uses Structural Insulated Panels to build very efficient homes that go up fast.</b><p>Structural Insulated Panels are like an OREO cookie …

Sustainability

Building trade groups pen energy-efficiency guidelines for next mayor

Rare show of unity on green-energy policy focuses on buildings, which are the city's largest emitters of carbon<p>Trade groups representing unions and …

Sustainable Architecture

Reaching net-zero emissions by 2050 could generate 20 million jobs: study

The reduction of emissions has the potential to generate close to 20 million jobs, according to a recent study from the Columbia Institute.<p>According …

Vancouver

Greenbuild: The world's biggest green building expo is coming to Boston

The world’s biggest conference dedicated to green building is coming to Boston this November – and you won’t want to miss it. The Greenbuild …

Sustainable Architecture

Green Building Materials & Architectural and Interior Products India

STRATON GROUP<p>Envision your thoughts, ideas and beliefs in interiors and infrastructure products with us as we know that our work is not complete when …

India

Chicago Grabs Lead in Green Office Buildings, Study Shows

Chicago’s offices have gone green.<p>The windy city now has the highest percentage of certified LEED or Energy Star office buildings, 66 percent, among …

Business

Our family food festival, One More Bite, returns Oct. 22

Calling all foodies big and small! Brooklyn Based Kids is throwing its second annual family food fair, One More Bite, on Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017 at the …

Food Festivals

Cladding used to make Grenfell Tower a ‘green building’ may have accelerated spread of fire

The government’s building safety experts warned last year that pressure for the country to meet its energy efficiency goals meant more buildings are …

Construction

Looking Ahead: 8 Architecture and Construction Industry Trends for the Next 30 Years

VIATechnik specializes in technology for the architecture, engineering and construction industries and works with clients in the realm of virtual reality, BIM services and artificial intelligence. Architizer is glad to present a selection of the firm’s blog posts on all things AEC. check out their …

Construction

Musings about Martin Holladay's Musings of an energy nerd (book review)

Over the years I have learned so much from Martin Holladay’s writing on Green Building Advisor; he has been a profound influence on my thinking about …

Sustainability

Mirrored glass prefab from ÖÖD is an instant AirBnB

One of the most popular posts on TreeHugger ever was one on a mirrored treehouse hotel in Sweden; it totally broke our site. So with some trepidation …

Sustainability

Opinion: Canada's home and buildings key to unlocking clean growth

Print<p>We don’t often think about the buildings in which we live, work, learn, eat, shop and play as being major sources of carbon emissions. However, …

Canadian News

Opinion: Canada’s home and buildings key to unlocking clean growth.

We don’t often think about the buildings in which we live, work, learn, eat, shop and play as being major sources of carbon emissions. However, the …

Sealed inside

Americans are exposed to more pollutants indoors than outdoors. One solution: Create buildings that breathe cleanly.<p>Say the phrase “air pollution” and what comes to mind? Smog blanketed over city skylines? Smokestacks belching soot? Cars packed onto highways as exhaust shimmers overhead? Those …

Politics

US3bn Retail Developments under way in Africa

July 31, 2017 Listed Property, REIT, Real Estate Funds eProperty News<p>Listed diversified real estate investment trust Redefine Properties (JSE: RDF) …

Real Estate

How Companies Can Support Sustainable Development

How can companies make serious changes to tackle their own environmental footprints? And how can they look beyond their own four walls to make a …

Sustainability

Sustainable design takes flight at Oslo's airport terminal extension

Nordic designed Oslo Airport back in 1998 and its new extension has been in the works since 2009 before finally opening this week. It consists of a …

Architecture

Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Breaking News<b>Hundreds of mysterious stone structures discovered near ancient volcanoes in Saudi Arabia</b><p>Interviews<b>INTERVIEW: Architect David Hertz on</b> …

Lifestyle

CO2 heat pumps can heat your home and your hot water

While touring the laundry rooms and closets of Olympia, Washington after the Passive House NW conference, I saw a few of these Sanden heat pump water …

Clean Energy

A Natural Terrain for Walls - INDESIGNLIVE SINGAPORE | Daily Connection to Architecture and Design

Go into any trendy cafe today and chances are you’ll see some variation on the recycled or flax finish aesthetic. Incredibly popular and perfect for …

Singapore