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October 2012

Published on October 12, 2012 Written by Jennifer Easton Posted in Greenbuild

661,000: That's how many architects, engineers and contractors reported having green jobs last fall in a McGraw-Hill Construction study.

Beyond the positive environmental and health benefits of green buildings, we also know they’re an economic driver in a down economy. In...

Published on October 10, 2012 Written by Kira Gould Posted in Greenbuild

What are the hidden gems among this year’s rich roster of Greenbuild tours?

Each tour offers a great opportunity to get outside the convention center and experience sustainable design in person—and get to the know the Bay Area. (Read my recent...

Published on October 8, 2012 Written by Jennifer Easton Posted in Greenbuild

Picture this: It’s 115°F outside. There’s a dust storm sweeping through the city and it hasn’t rained in weeks.

Now: Design an optimally performing building.

Where are you? Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, where three leading architecture firms have tackled building envelope design for the King Abdullah Financial District....

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