green building

Building Beautifully: Placing Craftsmanship Alongside Architecture and Urbanism in New Urbanism

Description:  The growing critique of many new urbanist developments is that the architecture and build quality do not measure up to the quality of the urbanism. In an era of economic uncertainty, the fear is that desperation in the development commu... read more »

Green Buildings, Green Neighborhoods

Description:  This session uses case studies with varying approaches to green building and urban form to examine the nexus between sustainable land use and construction practices. This session explored how green builders can best integrate their proj... read more »

We Got It! Implementing LEED-ND

Description:  6/3/06 4:00pm-5:00pm LEED for Neighborhood Developments is part of the natural evolution of the green building movement, expanding sustainability standards to the scale of the neighborhood. While current green building standards often f... read more »