The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released its ranking of the top 10 states for LEED, the widely used green building rating system. Illinois was named the top state for 2013 with 2.29 square feet (0.213 sq m) of space per capita certified during the year, followed by Maryland and Virginia.
Ten integrative approaches to the design of health care facilities illustrate ways to forge links with nature, existing buildings and institutions, and communities.
Graduate student teams representing Georgia Tech University, Harvard University, the University of Maryland, and the University of Texas at Austin make the final cut.
St. Elizabeths, a historic former psychiatric hospital in Washington, D.C., in the process of being transitioned to mixed use, added a showpiece last fall—the Gateway DC pavilion.
New urbanism’s rise has been a quiet revolution—a gradual introduction of walkability and outdoor rooms into the vocabulary of urban development. In his book Building the New Urbanism, Aaron Passell does a masterful job of explaining the growth of this approach to urban design.
How to make sure that infrastructure gets the funding and attention they need took center stage during discussions at the World Economic Forum’s Summit on the Global Agenda.
According to two reports last week, real estate investors worldwide are increasing their appetites for risk just as lenders are boosting lending.
Willowsford is a master-planned community in suburban Washington, D.C., with a range of luxury single-family housing and a wealth of amenities, including a working farm that grows more than 200 varieties of produce for residents.
Officials leading the expansion of some of Europe’s fastest-growing urban areas say residential schemes that offer green space and promote sustainable transport are crucial to their smart-cities programs.
Chinese investment in African infrastructure is opening up opportunities for real estate developers on the continent, said panelists at the ULI Europe Annual Conference in Paris.