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The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian was awarded the US Green Building Council’s LEED silver rating, making it the first of the Smithsonian museums to be honored.
October 31, 2011, 8:48 PM PDT | By Beth Carter
In Scotland, a bridge made from recycled plastic leads the way to civic scale infrastructure projects using recycled materials.
October 31, 2011, 6:04 PM PDT | By Sun Joo Kim
From Beijing to Salt Lake City, increasing numbers of cities are following the leads of Milan and London and hosting design weeks. The goal: to encourage growth in their local creative industries.
October 30, 2011, 8:34 PM PDT | By Reena Jana
Designed by San Antonio based Lake|Flato, the Porch House is a new hybrid of prefabricated, modular, and custom.
October 30, 2011, 7:50 PM PDT | By Sun Joo Kim
Ben Evans, director of the London Design Festival, talks about the economic influence that creative industries have on cities and nations — and why it’s important to nurture young...
October 28, 2011, 7:23 PM PDT | By Reena Jana
An ideas contest calls for new visions for Manhattans east side waterfront area, giving designers a opportunity to re-think greenways as well as the city’s relationship with water.
October 28, 2011, 7:05 PM PDT | By Beth Carter
Whoever said jocks aren’t eco-conscious? If all goes as planned, the Miami Marlins will be kicking off their 2012 season in a Silver-rated LEED stadium — the first such stadium in the...
October 27, 2011, 11:05 PM PDT | By Mary Catherine O'Connor
A roundup of imaginative hotels around the world.
October 27, 2011, 8:07 PM PDT | By Sun Joo Kim
Cape Town, South Africa, will be the fourth World Design Capital, taking the title for 2014. The honor will likely spark new tourism and government and corporate support to help drive the...
October 27, 2011, 11:43 AM PDT | By Reena Jana
The National Mall is often called America’s front yard. That being the case, we’re overdue for some serious yard work, which top U.S. architects are vying to perform.
October 27, 2011, 10:18 AM PDT | By Mary Catherine O'Connor