Green Buildings

This new green building may be just the thing to help a Florida town stand up to climate change. Or not.

Sustainable Architecture

Hoboken Planning Board Hearing: Sustainability, Master Plan

The Hoboken Planning Board will hold a public hearing on Dec. 5 about "sustainability" and the environment as it relates to the Master Plan.<p>HOBOKEN, …

New York City

17 New Laws Chris Christie Could Sign Before He Leaves

The legislature and Gov. Chris Christie plan to push through an ambitious legislative agenda before the governor leaves office on Jan. 16.<p>New Jersey …

New York City

Vodacom opens R80m green building in Lesotho

Vodacom has unveiled its first green building in Maseru, Lesotho.<p>South African telecom Vodacom has unveiled its first green building in Lesotho. The …

Sustainability

Brooklyn Events Happening This Weekend

Plant daffodils. Buy weird gifts. Celebrate the glory of "Die Hard." Do something Brooklyn.<p>BROOKLYN, NEW YORK — Congratulations, you survived …

New York City

A Japanese home with green building principles

More high-end consumers, including the expatriate community in Jakarta and surrounding areas, are increasingly aware about the benefits of living in …

Construction

Green building uptake seen in SA and rest of Africa

Cape Town - The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Sustainable Buildings and Climate Initiative attributed 30% of annual carbon emissions to …

Business (South Africa)

9 projects that reimagine old buildings, from factories to firehouses

What’s old is new again<p>Adaptive reuse can mean a lot of different things, from reinventing an old school building to repurposing shipping containers as homes. At its core, the concept is about repurposing an old building into something new.<p>But adaptive reuse differs from renovation in one important …

Lofts

Stage set for second edition of Qatar Sustainability Week

The Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC) will hold the Qatar Sustainability Week (QSW) 2017 from October 28 to November 4 with a number of …

Sustainability

Sign the Petition

<i>By More Options for Accessory Residences (MOAR), a group of citizens concerned with the future of the city, housing availability and affordability.</i> …

Housing

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

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

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

A Venice, California Home Wrapped in Computer Cut Flowers

Located in Venice, California, 4016 Tivoli is a residence that boasts lots of personality with a 3,000 square foot facade of metallic, computer-cut …

Andy Warhol

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

Greenbuild: The world's biggest green building expo kicks off TODAY in Boston

The world’s biggest conference dedicated to green building just kicked off in Boston – and you won’t want to miss it! The Greenbuild International …

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

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 …

Brooklyn

Yantai signs MoU with British building research firm

According to the MoU, the two sides will conduct exchanges and cooperation in the fields of urban ecological construction, green building standards, …

Construction

Top 5 Global Green Building Trends of 2017

Thanks in part to the U.N.’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, green building projects are increasing worldwide. As a matter of fact, from …

Sustainable Design

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

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

October 31, 2017 Listed Property, REIT, Real Estate Funds eProperty News<p>JSE AltX and Mauritius listed New Frontier Properties today reported solid …

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>Sony's Aibo robo dog is back - and it's cuter than ever</b><p>Interviews<b>INTERVIEW: Bamboo builder, and Ibuku founder Elora Hardy on creating</b> …

Sustainable Architecture

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 …

Sustainability

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

Here's How to Get the Taiwan Economy Back on Course

<i>By N. Mark Lam</i><p>The Taiwan economy has undergone a sea change over the past four decades. From the first seed team sent to the United States to learn integrated circuit (IC) technology in 1976, to the dense network of small personal computer (PC) component suppliers developed in the 1980s, to …

Innovation

2017 Architizer Awards are "a stunning celebration of innovative architecture"

When I was asked to be a juror in this year's Architizer Awards I was honoured, but had absolutely no idea how much work it was. Over the course of a …

Sustainability