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Academy Courses
Health Care and Natural Ventilation
Breath of Fresh Air: Hospitals that rely primarily on passive means for cooling offer a new model fo...
Wellness in the Workplace
The Next Wave: The latest certification tools for sustainability in offices and other buildings put ...
Healthy Materials
Sweating the Small Stuff: Some molecules don’t belong in a building. Product transparency helps ar...
Sustainable Campus Development
Campuses Go Green: Colleges and universities take environmentally responsible design to new levels.
The Picture of Health
A new certification system for buildings places the occupant at the center of sustainable design.

Academy Resources

Editorial Resources

Some of the impacts that biophilic elements can have on the health and well-being of building occupants

By Katharine Logan

Ways in which architects can guide projects to be more sustainable by using reclaimed materials and certification guidelines, such as Living Building Challenge (LBC), to meet those goals

Ways in which collaborative efforts between green building advocacy groups, construction and design professionals, and manufacturers have resulted in the emergence of tools and programs for assessing and improving materials