Articles and researches

April 5, 2021

An Upstate New York studio heated and cooled without fossil fuels

With retirement and grandchildren on the horizon, a Manhattanite couple reached out to GRT Architects to design their new home in Upstate New York’s Dutchess County. Since the […]
April 2, 2021

These brilliant treehouses show what it means to be eco-kind

You’ve heard the expression that you can’t see the forest because of the trees? Well, Ivona Ercegovic looked at a forest and saw the future. This […]
April 2, 2021

Concern arises over increased use of antimicrobials in building materials

A joint statement released by leading green construction organizations has raised concerns about the increasing demand and use of antimicrobial chemicals in building materials. Amidst the […]
April 2, 2021

Biden unveils $2 trillion infrastructure and green economy plan

President Joe Biden has unveiled a $2.2 trillion masterplan that will see investments in infrastructure and job creation for Americans. The plan is designed to reshape […]
April 2, 2021

LEED-Platinum Knight Cancer Research Building champions “team science”

In Portland’s South Waterfront, the Knight Cancer Research Building at Oregon Health & Science University is using a “team science” approach to help scientists and researchers […]
April 2, 2021

the largest CLT affordable housing complex in the Netherlands

Rotterdam-based architecture office Powerhouse Company has unveiled designs for Valckensteyn, a circular and sustainable building expected to become the largest timber-built affordable housing complex in the […]
April 1, 2021

Green-roofed campus brings a sustainable social nexus to Toronto

Community building recently received a boost in Toronto’s bustling downtown core with the completion of the new $65 million Canoe Landing Campus, a social nexus that […]
April 1, 2021

US drinking water is contaminated with dangerous chemicals

An investigation, carried out by Consumer Reports in association with The Guardian, has revealed that there are alarming levels of contamination in water consumed across the […]