Office


The Green Building Alliance (GBA) has been active in the Pittsburgh area building community as an advocate for sustainable construction and green building products for many years, so when the need for new office space arose, their path was clear. Read more


Education

Photo: Jamie Myers Forsythe

p:ear (program: education, art, and recreation) began over ten years ago to provide meals, job training and safe space to homeless youths in Portland, OR. Read more


Civic

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory campus in Golden, Colorado had an ambitious goal to make their entire campus net-zero energy and to promote the use of the renewable energy resources they study. Read more


Interpretive

Courtesy Preservation Resource Center

When Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans over 10 years ago, it displaced residents and decimated the building stock in dozens of neighborhoods. Many buildings were damaged beyond the point of rehabilitation. These buildings were typically demolished and their materials landfilled. Read more


Housing

Photo by Tom Chance via flickr: http://bit.ly/ruSG54

In the decade since its completion, the Beddington Zero Energy Development (BedZED), a housing development in South London, has become an acclaimed case study for sustainable development. Read more


Education

The Global Ecology Resource Center at Stanford University houses the Carnegie Institution for Science’s Department of Global Ecology, which conducts research on the interactions between the earth’s ecosystems, land, atmosphere, and oceans. Read more


Housing

Cesar Rubio Photography, Copyright 2005

ScrapHouse was a temporary demonstration home which was built out of entirely scrap and reclaimed materials in front of San Francisco City Hall for World Environment Day 2005. Read more


Civic

Photo courtesy Busby Perkins+Will

The City of Vancouver runs its own advanced asphalt manufacturing plant that makes new asphalt as well as recycling old asphalt from the city’s roads. Read more


Education

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The C.K. Choi Building houses the Institute of Asian Research on the University of British Columbia (UBC) campus. Read more


Office

Photograph by Chris Hodney

Ecotrust, an environmental non-profit organization, restored an 1895 warehouse to create its headquarters, the Jean Vollum Natural Capital Center. Read more


Retail


Uptown Monterey is a multi-tenant urban shopping center that embraced the opportunity to reuse material from the 1950s era grocery store previously on site. Read more


Education

Photo: Miller Hull Partnership

The TAF Community Learning Space will serve as a technology drop-in center and headquarters for TAF (Technology Access Foundation), a non-profit which works to provide technology and life-skills training to minority and disadvantaged youth in Seattle. Read more