Renewable Materials

Five Cutting-Edge Building Materials to Watch in 2016
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Five Cutting-Edge Building Materials to Watch in 2016

These products and technologies draw inspiration from the natural world. More

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Bob Berkebile Joins the International Living Future Institute Bob Berkebile Joins the International Living Future Institute

The accomplished architect and preservationist will work part-time as a senior strategic adviser, focusing on ILFI's Living Product and Living Community challenges. More

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Product Review: Bamboo Flooring Product Review: Bamboo Flooring

One of green building's 'poster-child' products, bamboo has come a long way from its roots. Take a look at the latest selection criteria and product options. More

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The Financial Logic of Biophilic Design The Financial Logic of Biophilic Design

The team at Terrapin Bright Green expands on its recent report "The Economics of Biophilia." More

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Retrofit Turns Energy-Guzzling Home into Energy Producer Retrofit Turns Energy-Guzzling Home into Energy Producer

A Massachusetts renovation is the eighth in the country to meet the stringent 1,000 Home Challenge. More

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Sustainable Stays Sustainable Stays

Today's green hotels meet performance goals without compromising the guest experience. More

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Recycling Building Materials Recycling Building Materials

Recent national and grassroots initiatives open the door for reuse to have a greater role in sustainable design. More

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Building for Sustainability and Survival Building for Sustainability and Survival

The new Sunshower SSIP home is crafted to withstand a wide range of natural disasters. More

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5 Sustainable Homes That Don’t Skimp on Style

High-performance living comes in all sorts of packages. More

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Sustainable Sourcing Sustainable Sourcing

The collapse of the housing market has forced many homeowners to make some tough choices. Until the market recovers, many who stay put are opting to fix up what they have with small-scale remodels and renovations. More

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