CarbonPositive: Danger and Opp...

Jun 10, 2020 by

CarbonPositive: Danger and Opportunity

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The Baller

Apr 13, 2020 by

Can attitude help save the planet? A frightened climate reporter meets an ex-basketball player with a serious game plan.

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Green Building Would Add 30,00...

Apr 6, 2020 by

Green Building Would Add 30,000 Plants & Trees To Cityscape

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Here’s how fungi can help crea...

Feb 13, 2020 by

Here’s how fungi can help create a green construction industry

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At CarbonPositive ’19, Archite...

Dec 31, 2019 by

At the instigation of architect Ed Mazria, last week’s conference traced how carbon becomes operationalized in the built environment.

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A Great Carbon Reckoning Comes...

Dec 31, 2019 by

Practitioners have finally begun taking a more nuanced approach to the carbon emitted by new buildings. Are they too late?

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A New Idea in Architecture? No...

Dec 31, 2019 by

The energy already embodied in the built environment is a precious unnatural resource. It’s time to start treating it like one.

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New York City law aims to slas...

Dec 13, 2019 by

Many large apartment buildings need retrofits to boost their efficiency.

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New Criteria for Affordable Ho...

Nov 19, 2019 by

An update to the Enterprise Green Communities Criteria certification, available to property owners of low- and moderate-income housing, integrates key aspects of WELL 2.0.

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Build Tall or Net-Zero? The Co...

Nov 13, 2019 by

As President Trump moves forward with America’s globally embarrassing plan to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement, the state of California is—in addition to addressing the brunt of current climate change impacts—leading the nation in crafting policy around emissions reductions.

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ARCHITECTURE 2030 NEWS & ...

Nov 7, 2019 by

Introducing Achieving Zero: a “how-to” framework and a set of tools to enable cities and sub-national governments (state, provincial, and regional) to achieve crucial emissions reduction targets in the building sector.

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Modern Cities Breed Alienation...

Nov 2, 2019 by

From a young age, consumerist settings are normalized to pair as social spaces.

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In Vermont, a Zero-Energy Mode...

Oct 30, 2019 by

Local agriarian buildings inspire a mix of styles in a home that produces as much energy as it uses

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As the climate changes, archit...

Oct 24, 2019 by

In the past seven years, four major disasters have caused serious disruptions in the Northeast and Midwest United States. Hurricane Sandy slammed into New York City in 2012, inflicting nearly US$11 billion in damage to buildings.

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Why the Building Sector May Be...

Oct 4, 2019 by

Architects have enormous sway in specifying building materials and modes of operation; they also understand the political, budget, and client-education barriers to executing zero-carbon designs better than anyone.

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At CarbonPositive ’19, Archite...

Oct 4, 2019 by

At the instigation of architect Ed Mazria, last week’s conference traced how carbon becomes operationalized in the built environment.

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At CarbonPositive ’19, Archite...

Oct 3, 2019 by

At the instigation of architect Ed Mazria, last week’s conference traced how carbon becomes operationalized in the built environment.

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At the Thai-Burma Border, a Ga...

Oct 1, 2019 by

Estudio Cavernas trains Burmese migrants to sustainably construct their own community center at the heart of a municipal waste site.

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From the Metropolis Archive: A...

Sep 10, 2019 by

Originally published in 2003, this article profiles Ed Mazria, veteran of green design who has studied global warming and sees its cause—and possible solution—coming from the same unlikely source: architects.

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A Sustainable New Home for Bas...

Aug 29, 2019 by

Designed by FGP Atelier and Taller ADG, the new Diablos Rojos stadium is helping revive the city’s 1968 Olympic park.

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Battling a Flooded Future

Jul 9, 2019 by

As flooding increases across the country, architects and policymakers are strategizing ways to contain the deluge.

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Modular Housing May Help Bridg...

Jun 24, 2019 by

 The need for more affordable housing was one of the most-discussed issues of Chicago’s recent mayoral campaign, but creating enough units to satisfy that need still seems like an elusive goal.

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The Future of Architecture: 7 ...

Jun 23, 2019 by

Architects share how the industry is addressing sustainability, accessibility and urban design

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World’s first upcycled high-ri...

Jun 18, 2019 by

Danish architecture firms Lendager Group and TREDJE NATUR want to prove that building tall doesn’t need to come at the cost of the environment or human comfort.

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College of Architecture &...

Jun 16, 2019 by

Edward Mazria is an internationally recognized architect, author, researcher, and educator.

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Ed Mazria & Francesca Des...

Jun 16, 2019 by

The Next Built Environment, Today

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In a ‘Recycled’ House, Details...

Jun 13, 2019 by

Few homeowners would want the shapes of fungus, germs or mold to freckle their walls or ceilings.

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Letting the Sunshine In

Jun 11, 2019 by

Daylighting strategies to enhance occupant performance and comfort as well as manage operational expenses.

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Why the Building Sector May Be...

Jun 2, 2019 by

Architects have enormous sway in specifying building materials and modes of operation; they also understand the political, budget, and client-education barriers to executing zero-carbon designs better than anyone.

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Chicago Finds a Way to Improve...

May 16, 2019 by

Other cities have combined books and subsidized housing, but the outgoing mayor, Rahm Emanuel, has embraced the concept with three striking new projects.

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