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The Most Energy-Efficient Skyscraper Ever?

XPRIZE | Posted 01.14.2017 | Green

New York City scored a major coup when it successfully lured Cornell University to build a campus for Cornell Tech, its applied sciences program, on Roosevelt Island, smack in the middle of the East River.

Jonathan Feldman

9 Gorgeous Houses That Prove Your Dream Home Is Also A Green Home | Jonathan Feldman | Posted 08.19.2014 | Green

What is sustainability, and what would it look like in your own home? There are a lot of things you can do to reduce your carbon footprint, like going...

Innovation Earth: House Made of Textiles Will Use the Energy of a Hair Dryer

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 03.20.2014 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Ask me to show you a sustainable house made of fabric, and I'll show you a tent -- or a yurt. Here where I live in Southern California, "green" homes ...

This Green Home Will Make IKEA-Lovers Swoon

Posted 03.18.2014 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Matt Hickman: A modular passive house concept out of France dubbed Pop-Up House has been generating a fair amount of o...

College Facilities As Living Laboratories for Sustainability

Lee Rasch | Posted 01.25.2014 | Education
Lee Rasch

Sustainable practices can be incorporated into a wide range of programs, from technician training to managing sustainable systems.

Are These The Most Efficient Homes On The Planet?

Posted 06.04.2013 | Green

Some of the world's most efficient homes are on display in a new book documenting a growing trend in green architecture. The Greenest Home: Superin...

Why The Electric Company Pays This Family Every Month

The Huffington Post | Rain Embuscado | Posted 03.21.2013 | HuffPost Home

If you're building a new home, you too could enjoy this very real perk.

Stormwater Splashes Roof: Green Building Haiku Contest

Molly Miller | Posted 06.19.2012 | Green
Molly Miller

Our friends at BuildingGreen are pretty serious writers when it comes to getting the technical information out about green building. Some might even ...

Inside The Williamsburg Passive House

Inhabitat | Posted 06.23.2011 | Green

We were thrilled to announce the completion of Brooklyn's first Passive House last month, and we couldn't wait to pop over and have a look for ourselv...