Even at 100, San Francisco City Hall couldn't be greener
June 9, 2015, 11:25 a.m. by Matt Hickman
The palatial Beaux-Arts beauty completed in 1915 is named the oldest LEED Platinum-certified building.
Pittsburgh's Center for Sustainable Landscapes is as green as it gets
March 31, 2015, 8:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
With the Living Building Challenge under its belt, the facility is being heralded as one of the greenest buildings in the world.
Levi's Stadium, new home of the San Francisco 49ers, scores LEED Gold
July 25, 2014, 3:31 p.m. by Matt Hickman
This isn't your grandfather's vegetation-topped, solar-powered, toilet water-recycling, vegan pulled pork sandwich-selling football stadium.
Make It Right reveals green housing for Montana's Fort Peck Reservation
June 23, 2014, 5:04 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Brad Pitt's do-gooding housing nonprofit unveils 5 affordable and efficient home designs that aim to conquer overcrowding on of the nation's largest American Indian reservations.
Supportive housing community in Portland recognized on AIA Top Green list
April 22, 2014, 5:54 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Holst Architecture's lauded Bud Clark Commons project joins an eclectic assortment of noteworthy green buildings on the 2014 AIA COTE annual top 10 list.
Deep green student demo home for sale in Tennessee
April 16, 2014, 4:27 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Now that it's garnered national acclaim and established itself as one of the greenest homes in the Volunteer State, UT Knoxville's New Norris House is seeking a private buyer.
McDonald's opens LEED-certified restaurant in N.C.
December 3, 2013, 5 p.m. by Sami Grover
Fast food and environmentalism aren't always seen as compatible. The owner of this green-built McDonald's hopes to change that.
LEED-aiming residence hall bans dorm room staple: The mini-fridge
October 9, 2013, 1:37 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Despite their downsized nature, mini-fridges still consume a lot of juice. To save energy, a newly opened LEED residence hall at Bridgewater State University outlaws them altogether.
Languishing landmark YMCA reborn as green housing in South L.A.
August 8, 2013, 6 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Paul R. Williams' 28th Street YMCA in South Los Angeles emerges from a LEED Gold retrofit and restoration project, historically significant identity still firmly intact and boasting a sleek new roof deck.
The Wyeth: A LEED luxury development with the right amount of crunch
July 9, 2013, 5:49 p.m. by Matt Hickman
In a refreshing departure from the norm, the community-minded developers of a LEED Platinum luxury development in Cambridge's Porter Square focus on amenities and sustainability with equal measure.
BIG-designed tower aims to liven up white collar downtown Calgary
July 8, 2013, 8:01 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Life marches on in flood-ravaged Calgary with news that the city will be getting yet another show-stopping skyscraper, this one a LEED Platinum mixed-use development designed by Bjarke Ingels Group.
San Francisco's Orchard Hotel has small sustainable touches and impressive sustainable practices
May 17, 2013, 1:23 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
This California hotel that our food blogger stayed goes beyond LEED certification in its sustainability initiatives. It also opened her eyes to some of the contrasts between how sustainability is thought of in different regions of the country.