Green Design

Lessons from the 2013 Solar Decathlon
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Lessons from the 2013 Solar Decathlon

The Europeans enjoyed their day in the sun at the 2013 Solar Decathlon in Irvine,... More

Greenbuild Lighting Preview
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Greenbuild Lighting Preview

Greenbuild takes place in Philadelphia on Nov. 20–22 and three presentations on... More

Understand Energy Modeling With Autodesk's Building Performance Analysis Certification
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Understand Energy Modeling With Autodesk's Building Performance Analysis Certification

Autodesk has launched a free online certification program that allows students to... More

Rubik Code, Part Two
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Rubik Code, Part Two

In the first part of this article, which appeared in the July/August 2010 issue,... More

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Progressive Parking

Located at the intersection of Fourth and Olympic, the Santa Monica Civic Center parking structure has become a highly visible and intriguing landmark for the city. The eight-story, 900-car facility fearlessly embraces color and transparency, reimagining the very notion of a parking garage and creating a welcoming new “front door” for the civic center. More

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The DVGBC Announces Winners of Student Sustainable Design Competition
Going Green
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Going Green

Enthusiasm for sustainability continues to grow in the lighting industry. Energy... More

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Cabin Fever

A research facility in the smoky mountains utilizes its surroundings to provide a sustainable design. More

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AIA Launches Sustainability Campaign

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has launched a new campaign for green building design called More

Tags: Sustainability, Green Design, Associations, American Institute of Architects
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Toward a Sustainable Lighting Profession

Light is energy. That makes light a strategic environmental resource. While lighting professionals see themselves as primarily visual environment advisers, they are increasingly acting as energy investment advisers who help architects and owners understand the energy, environmental, and cost implications of their lighting decisions. The expectation for lighting to just make buildings “look good” is giving way to a new expectation for lighting to make buildings work better. And the new definition of “good” buildings encompasses sustainability. More

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