The Take

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A Clean Dozen: 12 Green Must-Haves from Greenbuild

There was far more to the green building conference than the LEED version 4 launch. Here's a sampling of the innovations on the show floor.


How green bonds could unleash the Kraken of energy transition

Financial innovation in the bond market could pour hundreds of billions of dollars into renewable energy projects and other climate solutions.


Fab labs reshape architecture, one maker at a time

The "fab lab" craze sweeping the country is just the tip of the iceberg, as localized digital fabrication is poised to revolutionize the world of architecture and building construction.