Cities are increasingly responsible for taking on the challenges of pollution, violence, economic opportunity and climate change. With the majority of the global population living in or shifting into cities, they are being tasked with creating places that are more inclusive, sustainable, resilient and safe.
India is expected to see a surge of green building, with nearly 55 percent of all projects likely pursuing green by 2021, according to a new report from Dodge Data and Analytics. This percentage has nearly doubled since the last report, published in 2015. USGBC was a contributing partner in this report, which shows the continued growth of green building worldwide.
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At Greenbuild China 2018, USGBC and Cushman & Wakefield—a leading global real estate services firm—released a report detailing how green financing is progressively being used as a catalyst in the transition to a greener economy, because it provides the necessary financial support for the development of green projects, including green real estate.
What’s in a name? Everything—especially for an organization like the International Parking Institute, whose identity and mission have transformed profoundly since its 1962 founding. Which is why, after much consideration and widespread support from our membership, we have changed our name from the International Parking Institute (IPI) to the International Parking and Mobility Institute (IPMI).
LEED recertification raises the value of ongoing performance in the built environment, critical to the continued evolution of the building industry at large
New rating system will offer tremendous potential for positive global impact by saving energy, water and reducing the contribution to climate change
Latest adaptation bookends with 2017 launch for Existing Stations
The profession of landscape architecture teaches us to look at everything through a filter of sustainability, stewardship and the overwhelming motivation to leave things better off than the way we found them. The Sustainable SITES Initiative (SITES) approach provides us with a framework to do just that.