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.
Spanning more than 2 million square feet and 270 stores, Yorkdale Shopping Centre, located in Toronto, Canada, holds the country’s largest collection of designer labels and luxury brands, the best in home décor and tech, and now, Yorkdale Parkades E and G—the first two retail Parksmart certifications in the world.
Building owners and parking operators rethinking parking structure design and operation to support more sustainable mobility
Employees are happier, healthier and more productive in LEED green buildings, according to a new survey from USGBC. The survey also shows that a majority of office workers want to work for companies that are value-oriented, take stances on important issues like sustainability and do their part for making a positive difference in the world.
Last week, we closed another successful event with our second annual Greenbuild China. Over the course of three days, we showcased top architects, engineers, consultants and other key industry professionals who shared their vision for green building in China.
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LEED Fellows are LEED Professionals at the top of their fields in green building design, engineering and development
As the world’s population grows, so does the rate of global urbanization and development. What is built on the land directly correlates to the impacts on ecological systems and to the health, safety and welfare of our communities.