Sunday, 23 September 2018

Nursing & Instructional Building goes “green”

UNC Greensboro’s newest construction project has started its rise from the site of the old McIver Building. When the Nursing & Instructional Building makes its debut in the spring of 2020, it will be so much more than a classroom and lab space. The 180,000-square-foot facility will be a shining…

ENR 2018 Top 100 Green Building Design Firms and Contractors: Green Is Growing in New Ways

The market for sustainable design and construction continues to grow. However, the well-ordered world of sustainable design and construction process through compliance with the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design standards has become more complicated, with the growing acceptance of alternatives to LEED. The complexities and…

Sustainability starts at the source

The UAE is known for its ground-breaking architecture. Projects such as the Burj Khalifa, Etihad Museum, the Louvre Abu Dhabi, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, and the upcoming Expo 2020 are setting new global precedents by pushing boundaries. But while the world recognizes the nation’s most iconic buildings, behind the scenes…

LifeEdited:Maui House

Hawaii…one’s mind goes immediately to the lush landscape, the beautiful ocean, the towering mountains. Maui is all about the outside and LifeEdited:Maui did its best to create a great outside of the house to accompany its inside. Below are the plants, technologies and other gear that we used outside. Acer/Pioneer…

Kuhlin Center earns LEED Gold certification for green design

Less than a year after receiving national recognition for its modernity, the Kuhlin Center is the recipient of another award. The U.S. Green Building Council honored the home of the University’s School of Media and Communication for its green design. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design gave the recently renovated…

India: Panchkula to join movement for eco-friendly infrastructure

For eco-friendly changes to new buildings and infrastructure, the administration is going to tie up with Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). The objective is to improve the city’s quality of life. The council has launched the IGBC Green New Buildings rating system to…