A bright future for community-based energy microgrids in NY
$48M to built enegy microgrids in NY. In the near future, the New York local energy market may be disrupted by a number of community-based energy microgrids that allows peer-to-peer energy sharing without the involvement of a large utility company.
Arup wins Award of Excellence for San Francisco General Hospital
Arup pushes forward the boundary of the building construction technology and earthquake engineering, designing the most advanced seismic resistant hospital building able to withstand large earthquakes. The well-known engineering firm is honoured by SEAONC with a prestigious Award of Excellent.
Sustainability as a design focus for The Institution of Structural Engineers new HQs
The Institution of Structural Engineers, the world’s largest membership organisation dedicated to the art and science of structural engineering, has recently moved into its new international Headquarters in Clerkenwell, London.
Los Angeles International Airport awarded LEED Gold rating
The Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), the Pacific gateway to the United States, has recently been awarded LEED Gold certification for its new Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT), the crown jewel of the Bradley West renovation. With its 116,000 sqm (1.25-million-square-foot) built area, the LAX is one of the largest LEED rated airport terminal in
Pollard Thomas Edwards' Virido Concept House to demonstrate low carbon living
A lucky Cambridge family won the Cambridge News’ competition to live rent-free in Pollard Thomas Edwards’s brand new eco home. The state-of-the-art house is a prototype for Virido, the new sustainable community on the southern Cambridge, designed by PTE for developers Hill.
Just revealed: UK Passivhaus Awards 2014
After being eye-cacthed by inspiring projects presentations & answering questions, the Jury has deliberated the winners of the UK Passivhaus Awards 2014.The UK Passivhaus Awards 2014, sponsored by Saint-Gobain, aims to promote the Passivhaus Standard in the UK, to encourage drive and enthusiasm for the Passivhaus standard, to gather evidence that Passivhaus buildings address