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Stories tagged with the term "green"

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Case Study: Building on the Legacy of Frank Lloyd Wright

Posted in Projects  > New Build on July 1, 2017 2:13 pm EDT

An in-depth, photo-inclusive look at the expansion of a sacred space national treasure in Wisconsin.


Big, Little, and the Spaces In-Between

Posted in Practice  > General on February 11, 2016 4:38 pm EST

As natural resources become more scarce, the cost of adapting an existing building is becoming more attractive. In fact, adaptive reuse could become the most sustainable idea we employ.


Colorado Playground Cast-Off Becomes Decor in San Francisco

Posted in Materials on February 9, 2016 9:30 am EST

A designer's vision transforms waffled, translucent tiles from an old Colorado playground into a dividing wall for an upscale West Coast restaurant.


Non-Profits Benefit From Sustainability Efforts of Greenbuild 2015

Posted in News on February 4, 2016 10:08 am EST

A forward-thinking Exhibitor Donation Program helped Greenbuild 2015, held in Washington, D.C., boost the efforts of Habitat for Humanity in Maryland, and more.


Call for Entries Announced for the Inaugural “BOLD Awards”

Posted in Events  > Awards on October 13, 2015 2:43 pm EDT

Awards program to launch at Greenbuild 2015 recognizes Building Optimizers, Leaders and Disruptors who are blazing the trail in green buildings.


California Mixed-Use Development Tracks Progress Toward Zero Net Energy Goal

Posted in News on September 30, 2015 4:22 pm EDT

UC Davis West Village, the nation's largest planned zero net energy community, continues to work toward its goal of producing 100% of the energy it uses.


Trending Green: Save Waste, Save Cash

Posted in Education  > Resources on March 17, 2015 10:35 am EDT

How do you help your clients honor creation care in the midst of a building project? Church Designer's eye-opening compilation of stats are designed to prompt positive action.


Philly Public Garden Facilities Voted America’s Best Restroom

Posted in News on November 19, 2014 12:50 pm EST

Philadelphia's Longwood Gardens captures victory in Cintas' 13th annual contest, with eco-friendly design and natural lighting sealing the win.


Ceiling Recycling Program

Posted in Materials on August 26, 2014 3:37 pm EDT

The Armstrong Ceiling Recycling Program enables building owners or contractors to ship used ceiling tiles from demolition sites to Armstrong manufacturing plants as an alternative to landfill disposal.


Boxman Studios Named to 2014 Inc. 500

Posted in News on August 21, 2014 3:50 pm EDT

Boxman Studios announces it has been ranked No. 120 among the 2014 Inc. 500, the country's most prestigious list of the fastest growing private companies in America.


Sustainable Alternative to Hardwood Now Available in U.S. Market

Posted in Materials on August 19, 2014 12:30 pm EDT

A durable new building material promises the aesthetic of tropical hardwood without the environmental consequences.


Product of The Year at WCMA

Posted in News on July 10, 2014 11:40 am EDT

Hunter Douglas is a consistent winner in the Window Covering Manufacturers Association Product Awards. This year the accolades include Product of the Year for the 14th year.


The First Door To Be Cradle to Cradle Certified

Posted in News on June 23, 2014 4:59 pm EDT

The first door in the industry was cradle-to-cradle certified, with Construction Specialties (C/S) announcing the news at AIA Chicago 2014.


LEED v4: Six Key Changes Designers Need To Know

Posted in Education  > Resources on May 23, 2014 4:24 pm EDT

The latest version of LEED is geared to help broaden the impact of sustainable measures.


Midwest Teens Gain a Special Space for Youth Ministry

Posted in News on May 11, 2014 10:30 pm EDT

A Cincinnati church ministry gets more space for youth programs -- with a design that makes teenagers feel welcomed and engaged.