Sustainability

Redefining Sustainable Design: AIA COTE Overhauls Its Top Ten Awards Criteria
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Redefining Sustainable Design: AIA COTE Overhauls Its Top Ten Awards Criteria

With the increasingly higher performance expectations for buildings, the AIA... Read more

Finding Hope After the Death of Sustainability
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Finding Hope After the Death of Sustainability

While architects debate on a more meaningful way to carry out net-zero design, the... Read more

Raising the Roof
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Raising the Roof

Tesla unveils Powerwall 2 energy storage, and a solar-integrated series of roofing... Read more

A Reality Check from the AIA 2030 Commitment 2015 Progress Report
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A Reality Check from the AIA 2030 Commitment 2015 Progress Report

The annual assessment finds that the building industry is not on track to meet the... Read more

EPA Fines Four Companies $350K for Lead-Paint Violations
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EPA Fines Four Companies $350K for Lead-Paint Violations

Three businesses in New Hampshire and one in California cited for compliance failures Read more

LEED Generator
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LEED Generator

A tornado of energy, focus, and contagious spirit, Rick Fedrizzi is honored as the... Read more

USGBC CEO Rick Fedrizzi to Head the International Well Building Institute
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USGBC CEO Rick Fedrizzi to Head the International Well Building Institute

The co-founder of the global green-building group will become chairman and CEO of... Read more

KB Home ProjeKt Showcases the Marriage of Design and Sustainability
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KB Home ProjeKt Showcases the Marriage of Design and Sustainability

Design professionals collaborate on ProjeKt to make sustainable design better. Read more

How to Go Green and Make Green
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How to Go Green and Make Green

Boston-based Placetailor leverages the design/build model to make sustainability... Read more

The AIA Committee on the Environment Examines the State of High-Design, High-Performance Buildings
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The AIA Committee on the Environment Examines the State of High-Design, High-Performance Buildings

A new report reviews past COTE Top Ten Award winners to identify trends and... Read more

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