More than 15 years ago, a Georgia Tech architecture and urban planning master’s student named Ryan Garvel delivered a thesis statement that would inevitably lead to the transformation of the abandoned railroad lines that once circled Atlanta.
Mark your calendars: Greenbuild Europe 2019 will take place March 19–20 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Preconference workshops will be held March 18.
Greenbuild Europe is the premier annual conference for European green building professionals. Attendees worldwide across a variety of industries—including architecture, engineering and design—participate in Greenbuild Europe to share best practices, time-tested solutions and innovative strategies to advance healthy, high-performance buildings.
Greenbuild China, taking place October 23–24 at Shanghai Tower, is the premier educational and networking opportunity for sustainability professionals in the greater China region.
Last fall, USGBC and GBCI announced the adoption of the RELi rating system (RELi). RELi takes a holistic approach to resilient design. With more than 50 requirements and credits spread throughout eight categories, including panoramic design, hazard mitigation, materials used in construction and community vitality, RELi encompasses a wide variety of strategies and techniques.
Washington, D.C.—(June 21, 2018)—The renovation of Bartholdi Park at the United States Botanic Garden (USBG) is complete, and the new garden is a showcase of sustainable gardening. Created in 1932, Bartholdi Park has served as a demonstration garden for more than 80 years, and until 2016, had not undergone a complete renovation since its original construction.
Tamil Nadu tops the list, followed by Maharashtra, Karnataka, Haryana and Delhi
Mumbai, India—(27 April 2018)—Today, USGBC released the list of India’s Top 10 States for LEED, the world’s most widely used green building rating system. This is the first time the list has been released in India, and it ranks states in terms of gross square feet (GSF) of LEED-certified space overall.