Tag: sustainable architecture

Jennifer Oomen

Building for the Future: What Does Net Zero Building Look Like in the Global South?

March 24, 2022

The lead up to COP26 brought renewed energy from private sector and government leaders signing on to achieve net...

Emily K. Schwartz

3D-Printed Construction Must Mature Before It Delivers

October 27, 2021

We’ve seen the advent of printed homes, but how feasible would it be to scale that 3D-printing technology to...

The Conversation

Coronavirus: We’re in a Real-Time Laboratory of a More Sustainable Urban Future

May 29, 2020

A pause has been forced on urban life. Quiet roads, empty skies, deserted high streets and parks, closed cinemas,...

Denise Nelson

The Case for Sustainable Infrastructure: ASCE’s Online Course, Policy Statements and Resources

April 16, 2020

The American Society of Civil Engineers promotes sustainability in the design and construction of infrastructure. In support of that...

Jason Moses

Cement: Enabler or Barrier for Global Development?

February 6, 2019

We’ve all seen and felt the slum conditions in which too many must live and form livelihoods. When the...

Yan Chu

Five innovative materials for sustainable structural engineering

March 25, 2016

It is impossible to install pricey ENERGY STAR equipment and rooftop green gardens in every home in developing countries, but smaller...

Charles Newman

Earthship Biotecture’s Six Best Practices for Sustainable Architecture

December 17, 2015

Architects as far back as Vitruvius in the first century BC have tried to condense the best practices of...

Jessica Irvine

A clean-tech and carbon-neutral building is coming to Manhattan

May 28, 2010

Buildings that produce as much energy as they consume, net-zero energy, tend to hum cleanly along out in the...


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