Projects across Canada to participate in green building pilot – Proud Green Building (press release) (registration) (blog)

May 19, 2017 Sixteen of Canada’s most innovative projects have been chosen to participate in a two-year pilot of the CaGBC’s Zero Carbon Building Standard, according to the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC). The standard, which assesses the carbon performance of commercial, institutional and multi-family buildings in Canada, will be formally released on May 29 […]

Executive Constantine kicks off Earth Week by honoring 13 environmental leaders with Green Globe Awards – King County (press release)

Story Kicking off Earth Week, King County Executive Dow Constantine today honored 13 businesses, cities, organizations, and groups for the work they’re doing to protect and improve the local environment. The Green Globe Awards are the County’s highest honor for local environmental efforts. The Lummi Nation took the top award for leading the effort to […]

Australia's tallest wooden building sold – Proud Green Building (press release) (registration) (blog)

March 7, 2017 Illustration courtesy of The Urban Developer Impact Investment Group (IIG) has acquired Queensland’s first engineered timber office building, 5 King. This is IIG’s second commercial building acquisition in the $ 2.9 billion Brisbane Showgrounds redevelopment. At a height of almost 45 metres, 5 King will be the tallest engineered timber building in Australia […]

POWER RANGERS: Latest TV Spot Adds More Fuel To The Green … – Comic Book Movie (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)

A new TV spot for the Power Rangers reboot has been released, featuring footage of Rita Repulsa confronting Trini which possibly adds a little fire to the popular Green Ranger theory. Come check it out! Ever since the first look photos of Elizabeth Banks as Rita Repulsa were released, there’s been a pretty major theory […]

CIFOR and UNEP team up to work on sustainable landscapes – Center for International Forestry Research (press release)

11 January 2017 – Landscape and forest restoration will be a key area of focus in 2017 under a new partnership between the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by CIFOR and UNEP last month to foster joint action on promoting […]

Key Topic at Leading Shanghai Forum: Environmentally … – satPR – Satellite PR News (press release)

Tongji University professor and leading management science expert You Jianxin talks about how the development of new mobility models that take the environment into account is the first step SHANGHAI, Dec. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — You Jianxin, professor at the School of Economics & Management, Tongji University, and one of China’s leading management science experts, […]

How Roofs Can Play A Key Role In Sustainable Architecture – Living Architecture Monitor magazine (press release) (blog)

December 22, 2016– As the green and sustainable building trend moves into the mainstream, we can begin to evaluate the impact and roles that different parts of the building’s envelope play on overall sustainability and contribute to reducing the carbon footprint. The result has been healthier, more productive buildings that last longer, consume far less […]

Kenya's sustainable architecture journey, 53 years later – The Standard (press release)

A skater holds on a motorcyclist at the decorated main roundabout where U.S. President Barack Obama is expected to drive past, during his three-day state visit in Kenya’s capital Nairobi July 24, 2015. Obama departed for Kenya on Thursday, his first trip to his father’s homeland as U.S. president, kicking off a swing through Africa […]

India Green Building Market Opportunity Outlook 2020 – PR Newswire (press release)

LONDON, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — India has a great tradition of building environment friendly homes throughout its history. Various renewable and natural items like bamboo, agricultural residues, clay etc. have traditionally been used in vast areas of India, particularly in rural areas. But the concept of modern green building having minimum impact on environment […]