Sizing up NYC’s new skyscraper

In anticipation of 3 World Trade Center in New York City, which is slated to open in June, project developers from Silverstein Properties released a sneak-peek of what visitors can expect from the new mixed-use building. At 329 m (1079 ft), the firm reports the 80-story skyscraper will be...
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Repurposing America’s underused spaces

Commercial real estate firm Avison Young released a report detailing recent trends related to repurposing older, outmoded buildings into residential, office, and retail spaces. The report, titled “Adaptive Reuse Projects: What’s Old is New Again,” advocates for repurposing, arguing that when executed properly these projects are often better than...
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Greenbuild conference achieved 90 percent waste diversion

Informa Exhibitions U.S. and the USGBC released the 2017 Greenbuild Sustainability Report, detailing the sustainability strategies and initiatives implemented at last November’s Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, held in Boston alongside the ArchitectureBoston Expo (ABX). With an attendance of more than 24,000 visitors, the report shows a waste diversion...
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Gensler awards $30,000 in scholarships

Global design and architecture firm Gensler announced the two recipients of its Diversity Scholarships, which aim to inspire innovation in design by supporting architecture students from underrepresented communities. Rosa McDonald, a graduate student at North Carolina State College of Design, received first place honors and a $20,000 scholarship.
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The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure Launches Envision® v3, the Newest Version of their Sustainable Infrastructure Framework

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#ISI–The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) has announced the launch of Envision v3, the newest version of their sustainable infrastructure framework. Introduced in 2012, Envision was developed “to foster a dramatic and necessary improvement in the performance and resiliency of our physical infrastructure across the...

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