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Snapshots from the São Paulo 2014 WorldGBC Congress

A generation removed from the 1992 Rio Earth Summit, it’s clear that architects and builders are rising to the challenge. Game-changing innovation encompasses methods, materials – and money – all in time for the 2016 Olympics. More

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Wet Lab

Armed with key findings from their first year of research, the landscape architects behind Philadelphia’s Shoemaker Green make a case for why cities should rethink stormwater More

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Stealing the Show

Digital Center 2, ESPN’s cutting-edge TV production facility and the new home of SportsCenter, sets an environmentally conscious standard for broadcasting More

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Typology: Brewery

Four recent projects have tapped into sustainability to raise the bar for environmentally conscious beer making More

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Return to the River

American rivers—once great economic powerhouses—have suffered decades of neglect. Today, they are returning to the urban imagination as planners and others realize the ecological and economic opportunities they offer. Grand Rapids, Milwaukee, and New Orleans offer lessons in designing for the water’s edge. More

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Toolbox: Green Products

From ventilation to water treatment to security, these cutting-edge systems can spell major savings for customers More

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Terminal 2.0

San Diego International Airport fills the planet’s first LEED Platinum airport terminal with responsive escalators and intelligent controls More