Perched on its new resilient pier platform, the Cove in San Francisco’s waterfront, designed by Heatherwick Studio, will be a waterfront destination—a two-building workplace campus with a central 2-ha (5-acre) ecological public park.
The five-story Catalyst building in Spokane, Washington, has opened its doors, marking the culmination of a collaborative effort of diverse industry partners to create a transformative, real-world prototype for sustainable development.
One aspect of sustainability is the specification and installation of high-quality products on door openings that will not be damaged during occupancy and do not require extensive maintenance. Gasketing manufacturers provide a range of products to enhance an opening’s sustainability.
Ross Barney Architects has unveiled designs for McDonald’s net-zero energy restaurant at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. The McDonald’s-Disney flagship aims to be the first net-zero energy quick-service restaurant, and represents the company’s commitment to building a better future through “Scale for Good.”