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Green homes comprised 23% of the overall residential construction market in 2013 and are expected to grow. EL.
UN–Habitat calls for a new compact with the private sector to contribute to post-2015 SDGs. Philip Monaghan reports on Talkback.
Used for thatching and other traditional building techniques, natural materials are experiencing a renaissance. Guardian.
The Council unanimously passed a building code requiring new and refurbished homes to have sunlight-reflecting roofs. ThinkProgress.
The building is made of 5,278 aluminum cans, 2,000 yards of tension cables and 2,000 post consumer recycled water bottles. 3p.
Our migration to more sustainable buildings is an evolving process that requires a consistent combination of goals, results and critiques.
The UK's largest living wall was unveiled this week, not only brightening up the streets but also helping to reduce urban flooding. GreenBiz.
The urban roof gardens aim to increase city sustainability and engage employees, writes Tass Mavrogordato, Guardian.
Seattle's Bullitt Center goes way beyond LEED certification. It has entirely zero impact, from rainwater harvesting to composting toilets. FastCo.
The White House Council on Environmental Quality & Office of Management and Budget released sustainability scorecards on green building. DesignBuild.