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This college dorm was built by stacking shipping containers atop 50-year-old grain silos

This college dorm was built by stacking shipping...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 10, 2014

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

As critics of LEED increase their numbers, a competitor...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 06, 2013

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

Designers known for steel and concrete say...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 07, 2013

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

Fungus could be the ultimate sustainable form of home...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 26, 2013

“We see a future where Mushroom Materials are found in the bumper of your car, the walls of your home ...

Sustainable building construction expected to increase in Middle East in 2013

Sustainable building construction expected to increase...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jan 25, 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 creates bricks from cow blood

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Dec 07, 2012

British architect Jack Munro has been working on a recipe to create a building material from leftover cow blood, Durability ...

Pittsburgh’s breathing building

Pittsburgh’s breathing building

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 06, 2012

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

GBIG site provides access to worldwide green building...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 27, 2012

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 roads use recycled plastic in paving process

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Nov 20, 2012

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

“Substantial” revision could come to LEED...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 31, 2012

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...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 24, 2010

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is currently seeking submissions for sessions taking place during the ACI Spring 2011 Convention in ...

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