Dutch architects hold out hope that skyscraper project utilizing wind power will come to fruition
With an eye trained directly on a sustainable future, Amsterdam-based NL Architects has come up with....
WORLD GREEN CENTER
The World Green Center in Chile improves quality of life for workers and provides business district makeover
By GREG McMILLAN
Decisions, decisions, decisions – cCe Architects of Santiago, Chile, had one....
CANADA'S FIRST ACTIVE HOUSE
Toronto based architects superkül designed Canada’s first Active House in Ontario’s Niagara region. Great
Gulf, one of Canada’s largest home builders, selected superkül, a firm with a....
Back to nature
Thai project Amphibious Habitat borrows from existing ecological systems to tackle delta flooding problems
Right now, it’s in the experimental design stage, but an ambitious concept put forth by....
TORONTO 2030 DISTRICT
Is Toronto Ready for a 2030 District?
Jeff Ranson – Executive Director, Toronto 2030 District
Continent-wide, an ambitious urban building conservation initiative is seeks to address the environmental impacts of buildings. “2030....
Luxury and sustainability
Delta-Rae Homes maintains a delicate balance between industry standards, emerging ideas and green trends
Carmen Calabrese has been ahead of the curve for years – and the president and....
Green Globes – the little green building rating system that could…
Jiri Skopek AA Dip., OAA, MCIP, RIBA
Green certifications help to ensure that buildings are energy and resource efficient, achieve operational....
Hualien Beach Resort
Industrial backwater in Taiwan set to become destination/tourist health spa
Once upon a time, not that long ago, a prominent section of land in Taipei, Taiwan, was home to a....
Urbandale’s Proud Foundations
How an Ottawa builder is using exterior foundation insulation to build better basements.
Drive through a new Urbandale community in Ottawa, and you may notice something different about the houses. With....