Skanska USA is putting the petal to metal as the general contractor prepares to turn the keys over to Georgia Tech for one of the world’s greenest educational buildings.
The drywall used in the Kendeda Building takes a fairly mainstream approach to addressing embodied carbon and water conservation, along with other sustainability challenges.
Sixty-two technologically sophisticated Big Ass Fans will play a big role in cooling the Kendeda Building.
Georgia Organics CEO Alice Rolls has been slipping away from her office to raid a blueberry bush. A new report from her organization identifies how to clear key obstacles to edible landscapes in her home city of Atlanta.
As early as next spring, visitors to the Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design should be able to enjoy fruit with very little labor. But they’ll have to wait a while for the sweetest of harvests.
It’s easy to see why CarbonCure, a Canadian startup tackling the sky high emissions of carbon by the cement industry, is a global darling for the green building materials sector.
Rob Niven began to study concrete’s carbon problem as an engineering student at McGill University in Montreal in the early 2000s. Today, his rapidly growing company provides one of the most promising processes for reducing embodied carbon from buildings.
As the AIA takes a stand on climate change, Ramana Koti says there’s reason to be optimistic that buildings can be designed to operate without releasing carbon.
The second Living Building Challenge project on a college campus in the Southeast is well underway but still half a year from completion.
CBS 46 airs a piece from reporter Sally Sears on the Kendeda Building. I’m impressed at how many of the top-lines she managed to capture in two-and-half minutes.