What traditional buildings can teach architects about sustainability

Written by Oscar Holland, CNN Long before foam insulation and concrete tower blocks, humans were finding ingenious ways to address their needs through architecture. Using local materials and inherited construction techniques, societies have ensured that buildings provide...
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City Air Purification System, by Arup and Sino Green

Five Projects that Clean the Environment

These buildings and installations go beyond conventional sustainable design to actively clean their surroundings. By Alice Liao Sustainable design typically focuses on energy, water, and material conservation, but these five projects are tackling air and water pollution firsthand...
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Six Myths of Sustainable Design: Green building isn’t as difficult as you might think.

Green building isn’t as difficult as you might think. By Lance Hosey A couple of weeks ago, the Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce published an opinion piece titled, “Why green building has hit the wall, and what to do about it.” The author, long-time green...
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