As part of its commitment to combat climate change and build a healthier environment, multi-national technology company Apple announced its global facilities are now powered with 100 percent clean energy.
Construction has begun on Hudson Yards’ Observation Deck in New York City, which the designers say will be the highest outdoor observation deck in the Western Hemisphere and the fifth highest in the world.
The Construction Specifier’s series of sponsored e-books continues with a look at different aspects of using steel in construction. An article in our newest sponsored e-book examines steel as a component of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) v4 projects.
When planning the Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building (BSPB) at the University of Arizona’s Phoenix Biomedical Campus, designers from CO Architects and Ayers Saint Gross strived for the same regionally-inspired desert and canyon look they created with the adjacent Health Sciences Education Building (HSEB), which opened in 2012.
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released an incremental update to the fourth installment of its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system. As part of ongoing improvement efforts, the council is requesting user feedback proposals to aide in the update’s development.