The US Green Building Council has won the United Nations’ top environmental award, the Champions of the Earth award for Entrepreneurial Vision. The award is usually given to an individual, but the organization is being specially honored for its “outstanding contribution to sustainable building through its LEED green building rating system.” Champions of the […]
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This is the inaugural year of The Best of Building Awards, which celebrate the year’s best products, projects, organizations and individuals making an impact in green building. Nominees and winners were selected exclusively by the members of USGBC, a vibrant and diverse community of nearly 13,000 of the world’s leading organizations invested in sustainability. “USGBC’s […]
ED + C Magazine announced the winners of its 2014 Excellence in Design Awards. The projects were selected for their green design features from five building sector categories – commercial, residential, educational, government, and institutional. Starting in May, each month ED + C will allow readers to vote on which projects they think deserved […]
In today's closing plenary, USGBC presented its Leadership Awards and the inaugural Richard M. Daley Legacy award.
The winners of this year’s AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE) Top Ten Green Buildings were announced this week, and there certainly are some very attractive buildings among the lot. Some of these buildings are certified, or in the process of becoming certified, to high LEED standards, in addition to their COTE Top Ten recognition. […]