At CarbonPositive ’19, Archite...

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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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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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Tomorrow’s Healthy Connected C...

Jun 11, 2019 by

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

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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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Study: Home Wildfire Resistanc...

Jun 11, 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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Flow Hive takes the hassle out...

Jun 11, 2019 by

Stuart and Cedar Anderson come from a long line of beekeeping, but the father and son duo are revolutionizing the beekeeping world with their own invention, the Flow Hive.

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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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Is Health the new Design Imper...

May 9, 2019 by

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

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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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Tomorrow’s Healthy Connected C...

Apr 16, 2019 by

Yesterday’s neighborhood of homes, fences and dividers is tomorrow’s connected, tech-enabled neighborhood.

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When L.A. Was Empty: Wide-Open...

Mar 10, 2019 by

[Translate] Nathan Masters   kcet.org February 14, 2013 Share on FacebookShare on TwitterSend EmailMore24Comment Early photographs of...

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Cooper Hewitt to Showcase Desi...

Feb 5, 2019 by

As a polar vortex sweeps across the nation, we are again forced to confront the new realities of a changing climate. Luckily, some architects and designers are collaborating with scientists, engineers, and environmentalists to develop solutions to social and environmental issues caused by global warming.

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Yale School of Architecture’s ...

Dec 13, 2018 by

The Tatiana Bilbao–organized show uses student work, Iwan Baan photography, and maps to present multitudinous—though sometimes blurry—visions for the contentious region.

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AIA Issues Climate Change Call...

Dec 12, 2018 by

AIA President Carl Elefante issued a letter today stating, “As architects, we have unique skills to explain the challenge to a wide audience, and the design knowledge to find more ways to reduce building emissions … But we must not wait.”

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An Unthinkable, Inevitable Res...

Dec 3, 2018 by

Resilient design can’t save every human settlement from wildfires, drought, flooding, and other anthropogenic natural disasters. In some cases, we will have to consider retreat.

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Ecological Design Book Extract

Nov 26, 2018 by

In many ways, the environmental crisis is a design crisis. It is a consequence of how things are made, buildings are constructed, and landscapes are used.

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NYC plans to cut its biggest s...

Nov 23, 2018 by

New York City, already a relatively sustainable town, could reach new green heights if a certain city lawmaker has his way.

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Why Architects Need to Get Dir...

Oct 18, 2018 by

The new book The Architecture of Closed Worlds: Or, What Is the Power of Shit? offers lessons for today by looking at Biosphere 2, 1970s ecohouses, and other microworlds.

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Life, Death and 20th Century A...

Oct 13, 2018 by

How did gentrification turn into a losing proposition for low-income neighborhoods?

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Concrete, It’s Electric!

Sep 4, 2018 by

Researchers are increasingly innovating renewable concrete…

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GO Homes are predesigned, pref...

Aug 31, 2018 by

GO Logic have always designed beautiful homes.

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Honorable Mention: Hydroformed...

Aug 7, 2018 by

[Translate] 2018 R+D AWARDS Honorable Mention: Hydroformed Shading, a Metal Feature Shaped by Water For Harvard University’s...

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