Green Technologies in the New One World Trade Center

Green Technologies in the New One World Trade Center

Sustainable architecture, also commonly referred to as green building technology, is one of the key considerations in the construction of modern high-rise buildings. This is because of the urgent need to protect the environment from possible adverse effects of sourcing...
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BuildingGreen announces Top 10 Products for 2018

BuildingGreen announces Top 10 Products for 2018

The selections are announced at the Greenbuild Expo, the world’s largest conference focused on green building practices. Our innovative Top 10 product selections improve IAQ, save energy and water, contain fewer hazardous materials, and promote material tran...
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Greenbuild Exhibitors Focus on New Developments and Opportunities

Greenbuild Exhibitors Focus on New Developments and Opportunities

Sustainability and green building are nothing new to the door and window industry, and the trend won’t be stopping anytime soon. Companies focused on green building are helping the planet while stepping into a role that meets market demand to...
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11 Solar-powered homes that show the future of architecture

11 Solar-powered homes that show the future of architecture

What will the homes of the future look like? If the impressive solar structures at this year’s Solar Decathlon are any indication, they’ll be smarter, more energy efficient, and a joy to live, work, and play in. This month, eleven...
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Foundations – it all starts here: how do we begin?

Foundations – it all starts here: how do we begin?

We design a house from the inside out and engineer a house from the top down, but we build a house from the ground up. What are the most environmentally sensitive, durable materials? From the Ground Up We design a...
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Solar panel bling – custom coloring at an affordable price meeting modern efficiency expectations

Solar panel bling – custom coloring at an affordable price meeting modern efficiency expectations

High-tech architecture (aka Structural Expressionism) has begun to embrace solar, and it’s the hottest thing under the sun.  One amazing example: Emirates Insolaire’s new custom colored solar panels – Kromatix. ”We go vertical, we dress the building w...
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How to Choose Green Building Materials for a Healthy Home

How to Choose Green Building Materials for a Healthy Home

The Environmental Working Group’s Healthy Living Home Guide helps builders choose materials that will give consumers a safe, chemical-free home. Common building or remodeling supplies—like flooring, plumbing, insulation or drywall—can contain toxic c...
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11 green building materials that are way better than concrete

11 green building materials that are way better than concrete

Concrete is a material that quite literally holds our cities together. From homes and apartment buildings to bridges, viaducts, and sidewalks, this ubiquitous gray material’s importance to modern urban life is undeniable. But you might have heard that it...
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(GBCSA 2017) The Future of Construction Technology – South Africa and Beyond / Mike Aldous

(GBCSA 2017) The Future of Construction Technology – South Africa and Beyond / Mike Aldous

Mike Aldous / Mott MacDonald   [ GBCSA Convention 2017 ]
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