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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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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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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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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These COTE Top Ten Winners Are...

Jul 10, 2019 by

Four COTE Top Ten awardees exemplify sustainable design and community value.

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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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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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Is Health the New Design Imper...

Jun 11, 2019 by

Expert Carl Seville speaks to healthy building program certifications and processes that are gaining popularity.

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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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Green roofs to take over NYC s...

May 16, 2019 by

Moments before Earth Day, New York City passed a major Climate Mobilization Act with new regulations for reducing emissions and becoming a more resilient city — including requiring all new buildings to have green roofs.

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What We Did Not Learn from the...

May 13, 2019 by

Inside and beyond those white boxes, there are ideas for building a better world.

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Studio NAB proposes rebuilding...

May 7, 2019 by

After a devastating blaze consumed the Cathedral of Notre Dame’s wooden roof and iconic central spire, architects around the world have been putting forth their visionary ideas for rebuilding the Parisian landmark.

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Tomorrow’s Healthy Connected C...

Apr 24, 2019 by

Pocket Neighborhood author and community expert Ross Chapin shares his ideas on tomorrow’s community design.

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Study: Home Wildfire Resistanc...

Apr 24, 2019 by

A recent side-by-side comparison at the IBHS Research Center shows how builders can construct more fire-resistant homes.

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Is Health the New Design Imper...

Apr 19, 2019 by

Expert Carl Seville speaks to healthy building program certifications and processes that are gaining popularity.

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This solar-powered school prod...

Apr 17, 2019 by

This timber elementary school and kindergarten in Switzerland boasts more than just good looks —

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The Pragmatic Outlaw Swims Bac...

Apr 16, 2019 by

Aaron Betsky says that Craig Hodgetts’ writings remind us how to make architecture for today and tomorrow.

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What Termites Can Teach Us Abo...

Mar 27, 2019 by

“We think humans are the best designers, but this is not really true,” a researcher said.

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The Missing Middle: Los Angele...

Mar 16, 2019 by

The desire for something “new and innovative” often stands in the way of proven and successful practices, especially when it involves changing zoning and building regulations.

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ECO-LIFESTYLE CENTER

Feb 7, 2019 by

Istanbul is perhaps one of the world’s leading examples of unsustainable retail development.

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Q+A: What Is a Smart City? Thr...

Feb 6, 2019 by

In a roundtable with ARCHITECT, architect Paul Doherty, policy and sustainability expert Debra Lam, and author Anthony Townsend trade opinions and insights on what the buzzword really means, why the world’s largest companies want a stake, and how architects can step up to the plate.

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