CO2 doesn’t know borders, but we are shipping embodied carbon all over the world

CO2 doesn’t know borders, but we are shipping embodied carbon all over the world

Brad Plumer looks at the issue of “outsourced pollution.” We go on a lot about embodied carbon; it is the main reason we love wood construction so much. We love local materials too, because one is not offshoring the CO2...
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Sustainability starts at the source

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...
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LifeEdited:Maui House

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...
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Kuhlin Center earns LEED Gold certification for green design

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....
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India: Panchkula to join movement for eco-friendly infrastructure

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 counc...
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Chicago snags green city spotlight for second year running

Chicago snags green city spotlight for second year running

A new study has revealed Chicago to be the greenest city to work in within the U.S for the second consecutive year. About 70 percent of the Windy City’s office spaces are certified for energy efficiency, up from 66 percent...
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Vietnam Energy Efficiency Building Week 2018

Vietnam Energy Efficiency Building Week 2018

On 25th August 2018 in Hanoi, the Opening workshop of Vietnam Energy Efficiency Building Week 2018 (VEEBW2018) is held by Vietnam Energy Efficiency Network (EEN-Vietnam) and Goethe Institute Hanoi. The goal is to promote Sustainable Energy Use in Vietnam’s b...
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The missing piece in Singapore’s green building puzzle

The missing piece in Singapore’s green building puzzle

Singapore aims to green 80 per cent of its building stock by 2030, but experts say it is behind schedule. What’s holding the city-state’s green building sector back, and how can it overcome these obstacles? Singapore is ranked second among global citie...
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Davao City eyes green building, more projects with Israeli groups

Davao City eyes green building, more projects with Israeli groups

THE DAVAO City government is looking at more partnerships with Israeli non-government organizations and other groups after last week’s signing for an education project that will provide capacity-building training to local teachers. Mayor Sara Z. Duterte-Carp...
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