What would it be like to order a building from IKEA? Project Frog aims to disrupt construction through offering energy-efficient buildings from pre-fabricated kits that are both low-cost and quick...
As cities become more populated, planners are going to have to start thinking hard about open spaces.
The Crystal's opening brings up questions about the role of private and public sectors for cities of the future.
Due to risks associated with upgrade projects or the age of the building itself, cost savings aren't always maximized. Learn how to shift your risk while offering incentives to others.
We won't know for some time whether the 2012 Summer Games in London lived up to its claim of being the most sustainable in history. But organizers say they helped transform a polluted and...
Green construction and architecture has gone mainstream; here are some notable examples from around the world.
Organizers LRN and frog set out to tackle business challenges in a new and innovative way over the course of a weekend. Did they achieve it?
The second postcard in a series from the Reinvent Business hackathon in San Francisco.
What can a group of 150 makers, doers, jammers, geeks, freaks, and designers create in just 30 hours?
IBM wins a contract to develop and install monitoring systems for 50 to 100 of the federal government’s highest energy-consuming buildings. Will proving the technology with Uncle Sam boost...
The EPD Transparency Brief aims to make product environmental information not only free, but simple to review.
The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission's new headquarters is not only ultra green, it's smart too.
Not only are energy-efficient buildings cheaper to run, but they also can be healthier -- and can even help companies attract employees and shareholders.
NASA's Sustainability Base features fuel cells, solar panels and a water recycling system originally developed for the International Space Station.
It turns out that green buildings may not only boost your company's image, but also could grow your revenue. A new study finds higher financial performance in LEED-certified bank branches.
The design software giant introduces a slew of new product suites and services for building and infrastructure designers, product manufacturers and creators of digital entertainment.
Aditazz, Mazzetti Nash Lipsey Burch and Perkins+Will win Kaiser's "Small Hospital, Big Idea" design contest for concepts to build an innovative, net-zero energy hospital.
From the smallest municipalities to booming cityscapes, locally focused policymakers are helping to usher in an era of green neighborhoods and green expansion.
The head of the computer-assisted design firm talks about the ongoing revolution in how software can enable sustainable innovations in everything from electric cars to the San Francisco Bay Bridge...
Cynthia Rosenzweig, a world-renowned urban climate change expert, explains what businesses and cities can do to help each other prepare for the threats posed by the warming planet.