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Robert Watson on the state of sustainable design

We spoke with Robert Watson, founder of the LEED rating system and CEO of EcoTech International, about green building today. * Looking around at the current green building initiatives in the…

Reconnecting the subway with the sky

In the early years of the New York City subway system, natural light played a dominant role in the illumination of subterranean spaces. The architecture emphasized a connection to the…

Next-generation wood

As the building industry has grown more knowledgeable about sustainability in the past two decades, it has become highly evident that choices about materials can have profound environmental consequences. Increased…