• Workplaces: The Next Generation

    The green building industry has come a long way in the past 20 years. Building to energy efficient standards is no longer a fringe idea, but the mainstream expectation of consumers, corporations, and governmentsMore

  • Building Value

    In the late 1970s, a young real estate broker and developer named John Klein was running out of money. He’d built several speculative warehouse buildings adjacent to the Great Valley Corporate Center in suburban Philadelphia.More

  • Guest Editor: Kay Sargent

    Kay Sargent believes that “we need to slow down a little bit, be thoughtful about what we want to do, use common sense, and be mindful.” These types of wise yet seeminglyMore

  • Call for Nominations: gb&d Women in Sustainability Leadership Awards

    The challenge of sustainability has opened new opportunities in fields long filled by men. Some jobs are completely new; others require new approaches to old tasks. Green Building & Design‘s (gb&d) Women in SustainabilityMore

  • Architecture Firm to Watch: SOM

    Considering they’ve designed and built some of the world’s tallest buildings—including the John Hancock Center, Willis Tower, and Burj Khalifa—Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) was the perfect firm to tackle the upcoming PertaminaMore

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On the Spot: Kay Sargent

THE PERFECT CITY WOULD HAVE Access to rivers and forest; lots of greenery and parks; balanced with culture, arts and history; a place where you can work, live and play; and have theMore