Was the Green Building Movement Born in Ipswich?

It has been four decades since the opening of the Willis Faber & Dumas headquarters. All these years later, it shows how progressive notions in green building can become mainstream.

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Lake House Zero

Collaborating with an eye on sustainability set a new precedent for English country estates
The popular view of a traditional English country house conjures images of a cold, drafty, inefficient brick pile that’s resource-hungry and expensive to run.
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The Vrindavan Project’s Paradise

A husband and wife team immerse themselves in a rural project, educating a community about sustainable construction practices and overcoming challenges with a familiar tool—trust.
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German Innovation for High-Performance Buildings (Part II)

Part II of a two-part series examines how German policies support high-performance innovations.
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German Innovation for High-Performance Buildings (Part 1)

Part I of a two-part series examines how adopting German innovations could benefit various building systems in the U.S.
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Excellence in Design Winner 2013

Powered by the Earth’s Yellow Sun

In a country that suffers from a 25 percent energy deficit, its first net-zero energy commercial building wins an EID Award for its unique energy endeavor.
The SunCarrier Omega Net-Zero Energy Building is India’s first commercial net-zero energy building.
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International Intrigue

Driving Global Climate Negotiations with Green Building Initiatives

From the U.S. to Japan and everywhere between, innovative green building policies redefine sustainability in both public and private sectors.
There is no doubt that green buildings are sweeping the globe as the amount of registered building space now surpasses 1.1 billion square meters.
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The Full Spectrum of Solar Opportunity

For networking, ideas, making deals and discovering opportunities, solar energy professionals head to one event: Solar Power International 2013.
At Solar Power International 2013 (SPI), Oct. 21-24 at McCormick Place, Chicago, participants can plug into the technologies, personal connections and professional insights that give rise to new business and learning opportunities.
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International Intrigue

Flooring Grows Across the World

An annual flooring show puts Asia back on the map as a global leader for flooring.
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AEC/O+M Solutions

Why Green Isn’t Enough

Current thinking sees the natural world as something to be consumed—an attitude that demonstrates no accountability for long-term planetary health.
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NCI Group's Candy McNamee, LEED Green Associate, explains how dematerialization can greatly affect the building industry over time, how AEC professionals will be challenged to incorporate the practice into their work and what the benefits are.

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