• Showcasing a new horizon of sustainable architecture and design

    The newly-published book Fourth Holcim Awards – Sustainable Construction 2014/2015 presents an overview of the current global status of innovative approaches that meet societal needs, promote an economy of means and address ecological footprints. Click Here To View The Full Article

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  • Green Buildings: Advocating Productive Human Resource through Sustainable Habitats

    Public Health and hygiene is the first concern in any society or locale. Health is related intrinsically with intellectual and physical development of human and hence with productivity. In the backdrop of a deteriorating environment simulated by surging pollution and facets such as global warming, the concept of Green Building is emerging on the mainstream. Click […]

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  • Climate Hope City: how Minecraft can tell the story of climate change

    On the rooftops, there are endless luscious gardens, so that the skyline of the city looks almost like the tree tops of a vast rain forest. Beneath them, lining the roads, are multi-storey farms, producing fruit and vegetables for the local populace. There are strange sail-shaped constructions that suck CO2 out of the air, and […]

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  • Smart Cities: Growing New Markets for Information Technology

    The BCC Research report provides an examination of smart city projects around the world and related investments in smart city projects, including a study of regional trends, national programs and individual city projects. Includes forecast through 2019. Click Here To View The Full Article

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  • Green building trends – Enjoying luxury responsibly

    In a time when seeing water tankers drive into and out of apartment complexes is a common sight, it’s no wonder that for some years now most reputed builders have water and energy management measures in place in their projects, and they stay abreast of the best and latest developments in both fields. Click Here To […]

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  • LEGO is investing $150 million to make better, more sustainable toy bricks

    Whether they’re used in architecture or animal prosthesis, we have an enduring affection for LEGO bricks—but they do have a nagging problem; the blocks and all their packaging are made of plastic, which is pretty darn horrible for the environment. While some folks have tried to offer sustainable alternatives Click Here To View The Full Article

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  • SunPower Solar Panels Made in France Are Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Silver

    Demonstrating continued sustainability leadership, SunPower announced today that its E-Series and X-Series Solar Panels manufactured at the company’s facilities in France are Cradle to Cradle CertifiedTM Silver. Last year, SunPower® solar panels manufactured in Mexico earned Cradle to Cradle certification, making the company the first and only in the world to offer customers Cradle to […]

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  • Barclays Center Gets “Green” Roof (Video)

    Brooklyn’s Barclays Center sports and entertainment arena is getting a new green roof. The purpose of the project, slated to be completed this fall, is to increase the sustainability of the arena and provide

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  • Earth Day: Di Blasio Announces #OneNYC Sustainability Plan

    In celebration of Earth Day 2015, Mayor Di Blasio announced a new sustainability plan for New York City. #OneNYC, the Mayor’s plan for sustainability, growth, resiliency and equity includes four visions: Vision 1: Our Growing, Thriving City Vision 2: Our Just and Equitable City Vision 3: A Sustainable City Vision 4: A Resilient City Under Local […]

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  • USGBC Holds Trainings for LL88

    As part of a new plan to make buildings more efficient, New York City has passed Local Law 88 (LL88), requiring large non-residential buildings to upgrade their lighting systems and install tenant sub-meters. The Urban Green Council, the NY Chapter of the US Green Buildings Council (USGBC), will be holding a free training on how to […]

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