The tasting room at Cowhorn Vineyard & Garden in Oregon has achieved Living Building certification from the International Living Future Institute, becoming the first commercial building in Oregon to achieve the designation.
Ten students who tackled this year’s challenge of carbon-neutral design while also addressing climate change adaptability and resilience in the built environment have been named recipients of the 2018 INNOVATION 2030/COTE Top Ten for Students design competition.
The International Living Future Institute will host its annual Living Future UnConference in Portland, Oregon, May 1 to 4. Now in its 12th year, the theme of this year’s event is Authenticity in Action.
The Slag Cement Association (SCA) presented its 2017 Project of the Year Awards at the American Concrete Institution (ACI) Convention in Salt Lake City. A total of nine projects were honored for outstanding use of slag cement across six categories: Durability, Architectural, Sustainability, Green Design, High Performance, and Innovative Application.
The Pacific Northwest is the site for a renaissance in heavy timber construction that is now beginning to spread across the country. Wood, instead of steel, is being used to construct modern, multistory, and creative office buildings.