Possible Rendering of Apple Austin's New Campus

Apple Wants Eco-Friendly Campus in Austin

Apple's latest $300-million project in Austin, Texas looks to eventually double their workforce by 2021. The plans have undergone some changes since the project...

The ZCB: Hong Kong’s First Zero Carbon Building is Powered by Solar Energy

Hong Kong has seen its very first zero carbon building, the ZCB. Ronald Lu & Partners designed the building using passive design techniques to...

Thermal Mass Construction Revolutionizes Green Residential Architecture

Thermal mass construction (TMC) operates on the principle that it is more energy-efficient to keep a relatively massive structure at a steady temperature than...

America's First High School Powered Entirely by Renewable Energy

The greenest high school ever built will conserve energy by using 36 wind turbines and solar panels in conjunction with a green roof and systems that maximize the use of ventilation and natural light.

Silt Lake City: A City Floating on the Nile River

The River Nile in ancient times was shown to flood the Nile valley area during certain seasons and served to irrigate the land and...

Alcoa Launches Self-Cleaning Aluminum Panel for Commercial Buildings

Today, thanks to Reynobond with Eco Clean we can skip unneccessary work: this coil-coated architectural panel cleans itself and the air around it. If you can't believe your eyes, just check it out on May 12 at the AIA 2011 National Convention and Design Exposition in New Orleans.

Detroit Welcomes 93 Shipping Containers Made into Luxurious Apartment

Detroit will be welcoming the appropriately-named Power of Green Housing Development which is a project aiming to convert 93 shipping containers to a luxurious...
Architectural Glass in California

DOW Corning’s Smart Glazing Makes for Building Efficiency

Hundreds of thousands of building operators around the world struggle with building efficiency, there are alternatives to current single-pane window technology. The problem is,...

Israel’s First “Green Roofs” Ecology Research Center Founded at University of Haifa

The first ever Israeli research center for Green Roofs Ecology is about to start functioning at University of Haifa. Non-irrigated green roofs, improvements on...

Bamboo Studied as Green Alternative to Many Construction Materials

Hard as steel, quick-growing (three times faster than hard woods), bamboo has been long used in countries like Colombia to make good, durable home....