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Cool roofs and porous pavement are among the strategies touted in "Achieving Urban Resilience: Washington, DC," authored by Capital E — focused on citywide adoption of smart surface technologies.
Sasaki and Ross Barney Architects created new connections to enrich this outdoor facility and diversify activities along the Chicago River with the addition of six "rooms."
Several K-12 and higher education facilities are among the 22 organizations receiving up to $60,000 each for water quality initiatives.
A report from global firm Arup examines impacts of vegetation on the building envelope in cities. Is it more than "architectural window dressing?"
The U.S. EPA has released a list of metro areas with the largest number of energy efficient buildings that earned EPA’s Energy Star in 2009.