Architecture, Construction, Engineering and Interior Design News & Analysis
The Rise of Collaborative Consumption
According to social innovator Rachel Botsman, while the 20th century was about hyper-consumption, the 21st century is about...
Seattle Tracks Energy Use Across City’s Buildings
The City of Seattle has data on the energy consumption for 87 per cent of its commercial and...
Three Key Factors Behind NABERS’ Success
Three key factors underlie the long term success of one of Australia's key green building and construction ratings...
Federal Election: A Three Point Plan for Green Building Construction
In the wake of the federal election announcement, an industry lobby group outlines three priorities to promote green...
A Postcard from Portland | Green Cities
A visit to the emerging eco city of Portland highlights some oft-overlooked keys to building green, socially sustainable...
A Smarter Approach to Modular Classrooms
International architecture and design firm Perkins+Will has created a new design for modular classrooms appropriate for the 21st...
Going Green on the Inside
Going green when it comes to building interiors is often overlooked as something that can impact the environment...
LED Retrofit for Street Lighting in Foster City, California
Initiated in 2011, Foster City in California, USA is revamping its street lights to energy efficient Light Emitting...
US Welcomes New Green Building Standard
The American National Standards Institute has approved the new 2012 ICC 700 National Green Building Standard for America.
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