2014 World Cup Arena Fonte Nova Stadium Scoops LEED Silver

Designed by Schulitz Architekten and TETRA Arquitetos and certified LEED Silver earlier this year, the multifunctional building was the winner of an international design competition to replace the crumbling Salvador da Bahia stadium located downtown. It features a floating restaurant, one of the world’s lightest stadium roofs, and it was largely built with waste material taken from the […] Read more

Spectacular Emerson College Campus in Hollywood

Los Angeles is no stranger to bold architecture, but Emerson College’s fancy new satellite campus in Hollywood is upping the ante with its spectacularly futuristic facade. Designed by architecture firm Morphosis, this swanky aluminum-clad structure will serve as a self-contained campus with classrooms, student housing, and office space. The new creative arts and communications campus […] Read more

Tokyo Techno Station achieves Japan’s highest LEED certification

The Technical Research Institute Techno Station in Tokyo was recently awarded Japan’s highest LEED Platinum certification rating. Obayashi Corporation worked with EBS Consultants and Webcor to verify the building’s energy performance and complete LEED certification. The dedicated research and development centre fosters sustainable building strategies, and it is expected to perform better than 93 percent […] Read more

Cool offices: Jackson National’s LEED Gold offices in Franklin, USA

Gresham, Smith and Partners have designed a professional and sustainable regional headquarters for Jackson National Life Insurance located in Franklin, Tennessee. Originally established in 1961, Jackson National Life Insurance is now one of America’s largest insurance companies. When they decided to expand nationally with a new regional headquarters, they had a detailed vision of a sleek, modern, […] Read more

Green building: LEED platinum-seeking office building in Silicon Valley

The tech giants of Silicon Valley are no strangers to sustainable design, and brick‘s recently completed office building bears no exception. Designed as the future home of Nuance Communications, the 70,000 square foot (6,503 square meters) building sports a variety of eco-friendly features including a lush rooftop garden with water-efficient landscaping and solar panels. Set […] Read more

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