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This college dorm was built by stacking shipping containers atop 50-year-old grain silos
A new dorm at the University of Johannesburg in South Africa was built using shipping containers stacked atop 50-year-old grain ...
As critics of LEED increase their numbers, a competitor emerges
That LEED certification is a controversial issue isn't new news. The green building rating system overseen by the U.S. Green Building ...
Designers known for steel and concrete say they’ve figured out best way to build wooden towers
The push to return to building skyscrapers and other tall buildings mainly out of wood recently received a big vote ...
Fungus could be the ultimate sustainable form of home insulation
“We see a future where Mushroom Materials are found in the bumper of your car, the walls of your home ...
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Sustainable building construction expected to increase in Middle East in 2013
Construction companies in the Middle East are beginning to think about sustainability and green construction concepts in relation to their ...
British architect creates bricks from cow blood
British architect Jack Munro has been working on a recipe to create a building material from leftover cow blood, Durability ...
Pittsburgh’s breathing building
With an eye on promoting the revitalization of downtown Pittsburgh as well as energy conservation and organizational productivity, the Tower ...
GBIG site provides access to worldwide green building projects and trends
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has launched its Green Building Information Gateway (GBIG), a web-based platform intended to help ...
Vancouver roads use recycled plastic in paving process
Vancouver’s recycled plastic may be reincarnated as highway pavement. The city has revealed a new way to make asphalt using a ...
“Substantial” revision could come to LEED certification standards
In June of next year, the U.S. Green Building Council will vote on whether or not to “substantially” revise its ...
American Concrete Institute seeks Spring 2011 convention session submissions
The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is currently seeking submissions for sessions taking place during the ACI Spring 2011 Convention in ...
Applications and Innovations: Take the LEED with Sustainable Landscaping
Green building is in, and that includes roads and streetscapes. But unlike building construction, which has the U.S. Building Council’s LEED ...
Tesla reveals plan for 'new kind of pickup,' heavy duty truck
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Crane collapses atop Tappan Zee Bridge, shutting down traffic and injuring 5
VIDEO: Workers leap to safety from burning boom lift 6 stories up
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