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Industry Connect: Five Cutting-Edge Building Materials to Watch in 2016

bioplas

Products that draw inspiration from the natural world.

Blaine Brownell, architect and materials researcher and author of Transmaterial books (2006, 2008, 2010), compiled his predictions on the next big materials technology for 2016. The materials listed are not yet commercially available, however many will launch in 2016. 

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Industry News: Future of Architecture

Singapore

When you find yourself hopping into your local movie theater to catch the latest sci-fi action movie, you’ll be introduced to an archetype of worlds that defy imagination; alien-like civilizations with bridges and buildings that “stretch into the heavens” and test the borders of reality.  

Architecture is rooted in history, however ever expanding and evolving to suit the needs of society.  “The results can be physically fantastical”, but how can we further the development of a growing civilization on a waning planet? That is the bigger picture.

Read More Date: Nov 19, 2015 Posted in: Blog Green Building Tags: green building, industry

Classic, Timeless and Sustainable Cities

Every story about a green building is a story about people. LEED buildings have a direct impact on the people who eat, live, work and play in them: these high-performing buildings boost the health, productivity and happiness of millions of people across the globe.

Leaders across the globe understand that LEED is a powerful market tool that works. Every story about a LEED building is a story about leaders. These leaders recognize that LEED enhances a company’s triple-bottom line, helps organizations manage their business operations and creates a more sustainable, energy-efficient built environment. 

Written by Mahesh Ramanujam, Chief Operating Officer of the U.S. Green Building Council

Read the full article here: http://www.usgbc.org/node/6798343

Berkshire Place Breaks Ground

Berkshire Place

Photo: From iBerkshires.com

On Thursday October 31, representatives of Berkshire Place and general contractor Allegrone Construction, gathered together with city and state officials, under a small tent to participate in the official ground breaking of the new Berkshire Place.

Old Made New: A Thoughtful Renovation

Off the Grid

Miles from any town or city, in the western countryside of Spain, a beautiful old stable now lives as a gorgeous home, which perfectly melds an old stone exterior with a fresh and modern living space.

Read More Date: Jul 30, 2013 Posted in: Blog Green Building Tags: green building, masonry, modern, sustainability

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