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World green building expected to double in three years

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The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) partnered with Dodge Data and Analytics to release the “World Green Building Trends 2016” report. Based on a study conducted in nearly 70 countries, the report found green building will continue to double every three years and emerging economies like Brazil, India, Saudi Arabia, and South Africa will be engines of growth.

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Pairing passive elements for a high-performance pavilion

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Located in Fort Collins, Colorado State University’s (CSU’s) Pavilion transcends physical bounds to teach students sustainability through materials, advanced systems, and programmatic features. Showcasing unique passive technologies, its katabatic cooling tower and its Trombe parapet wall are a dynamic duo making this green structure truly innovative.

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