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Architect Buzz Yudell's light-filled Georgina residence in Santa Monica, California, pushes the limits of passive sustainability.

Photo Don Don Erhardt

The University of British Columbia's new research facility becomes a living laboratory with its unique natural-mechanical ventilation hybrid.

Photo Nic lehoux

The Bullitt Center surpasses its energy goals, bringing it closer to becoming the world's greenest commercial building.

Photo Kevin G. Reeves

A historic federal style courthouse in Colorado is transformed by Westlake Reed Leskosky into one of GSA's greenest buildings.

Renderings by Bruner/Cott & Associates

Bruner/Cott & Associates will design Hampshire College's new admissions office and welcome center to meet the demanding energy performance requirements of the Living Building Challenge.


Image courtesy Rebuild by Design

Six interdisciplinary design teams win Rebuild by Design competition to implement plans to protect New York and New Jersey's coastlines from future Sandy-scale storm surges.

Rendering William McDonough + Partners

Method taps William McDonough + Partners to design green factory in a former industrial hub on Chicago's South Side.

Photo by Darren Braun

Keep It Clean: To protect its watershed, Philadelphia rolls out infrastructure on a city-wide scale.

Photo Don Don Erhardt

Solution of the Month: The University of British Columbia's new research facility becomes a living laboratory implementing a unique natural-mechanical ventilation hybrid.

Photo Axel Dupeux

City Slicker: Laurie Kerr is the director of the City Energy Project, a national initiative, to help 10 American cities reduce carbon emissions by improving energy efficiency in existing large-scale buildings.

Photo Benjamin Benschneider Photography

Federal Center South Building 1202: Clad in reclaimed wood, a "treehouse" anchors a daylight-filled atrium at the heart of ZGF's gleaming U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Seattle headquarters.

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Government Spending: Greening the government, the state of GSA.

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Exterior Building Envelope: SlimStyle Bulb, Nuda, Rich Brilliant Willing, SmartCast, Elliptipar S171, Lumination RS Series, LRK-2V Retrofit Kit, and more.


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Beacon of Well Being: We meet Barry Svigals in downtown New Haven to tour his firm's collaboration with Behnisch Architekten, the mixed use Park Street Clinical Laboratory.