Mixed-Use Buildings

A little bit of this, and a little bit of that. Mixed-use projects offer a lot in one place...including sustainable design challenges.


Building for Mind, Body and Soul

The multipurpose EpiCenter aims to fuel the hopes and dreams of the community in South Atlanta.
February 4, 2014
The multipurpose EpiCenter aims to fuel the hopes and dreams of the community in South Atlanta.
Read More

A 105-Year-Old Building Becomes a Top Performer

A Nashville building is a historic icon for the city while also attaining the highest-rated LEED Core & Shell certification in the world.
December 2, 2013
The Bridge Building was built on the east bank of downtown Nashville’s Cumberland River in 1908. Today, it is the world’s highest-rated LEED Platinum Core & Shell building.
Read More

AIA Selects Recipients of the Small Project Awards 2013

April 10, 2013

The projects are divided into four categories of environmental and architectural art and design with varying prices and sizes.

Read More

Not Your Garden-Variety Feature

Non-traditional thinking employs garden-roof technology to create green space at a New York arena.
January 4, 2013

 If you’ve seen our Other Uses for Product Samples video series, then you know all about how we’ve found ways products can be used for things other than their intended purpose.  

Read More

BOMA Releases Mixed-Use Standard

October 9, 2012

The updated standard is designed to simplify the measuring of complex mixed-use properties.

Read More

Sustainability Across the Board

A construction team employs flame-free, long-lasting heat fusion for a wood-framed apartment complex.
August 1, 2012

 “It’s where cool meets convenience. And urban living convenes with the outdoors. Green living meets gorgeous.” These are the marketing taglines employed by The Arbors at Baltimore Crossroads, a 365-unit, luxury market-rate rental apartment community that opened in November 2011. 

Read More

Architects and Airstreams

April 3, 2012
The high-styled ‘67 Caravel Airstream is an off-the-grid mobile office for this architect.
Read More

How Green Was My (Napa) Valley?

The Yountville Town Center opened in November 2009, weaving new and existing buildings and outdoor rooms into a place designed to enrich community life.
May 2, 2011
For decades, the residents of Yountville, California, a rural town in Napa County, relied on a small 1920s-era community hall and a hodgepodge of rented spaces to host community events.
Read More

2011 Excellence in Design Awards

April 28, 2011
Each year, ED+C holds its Excellence in Design Awards to honor projects that demonstrate a clear commitment to green building and sustainable design. Whose projects? Yours. How do they get to us? You can submit them during our call for entries.
Read More

Are Green Rating Systems Starting To Recognize Wood's Carbon Benefits?

December 1, 2010
Wood’s primary advantages from an environmental standpoint are either undervalued or ignored in most green building rating systems, especially in North America, according to a recent study by Light House Sustainable Building Centre in Vancouver, Canada.
Read More



Image Galleries

2013 Top Products

In this space last year we said a lot more jobsites could be going paperless in the future—or at least be incorporating more mobile computing devices. Judging by this year’s results of the 2013 Top Products, we officially know we’re not going (too) crazy. It’s glaringly obvious that the market for accessing important information on the go has rapidly evolved in just one year and will continue to change. We wonder what’s in store for 2014, but for now enjoy the products that interested you—the reader of EDC’s print, digital, eNewsletter and, of course, mobile content—most in 2013.


Skanska’s senior vice president of Green Markets, Elizabeth Heider, shares her thoughts on the high points and happenings at Greenbuild 2013.
More Podcasts

EDC Magazine

April 2014 Cover

2014 April

Check out the April edition of EDC along with the announcement of the EDC On the Go app!
Table Of Contents Subscribe

iPad Usage

Do You Use an iPad for?
View Results Poll Archive

EDC Magazine STORE

sustainable healthcare.jpg
Sustainable Healthcare Architecture, 2nd Edition

The essential guide for architects, interior designers, engineers, healthcare professionals, and administrators who want to create healthy environments for healing.

More Products

Green Product Buzz Guide

Green Product Buzz GuideEDC's Green Product Buzz Guides bring you the latest in green building products and services from companies exhibiting at trade shows, including Greenbuild, the AIA Expo, Coverings, Surfaces and more.


fb twitter youtube linked