5 Ways Architectural Design Is Going Green

Green Building Poised for Growth by 2021

Source: The NEWS (November 29, 2018) Overall, global green building activity continues to rise, with significant increases expected in 19 countries over the next three years, according to the results of the Dodge Data & Analytics World Green Building Trends 2018 SmartMarket Report, to which the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is a contributing partner. Importantly,…

A Sustainable Building surrounded by greenery

Multifamily Developers Embrace Green Building

Benefits like increased energy efficiency and cost savings, combined with heightened resident demand for sustainable features, are driving multifamily developers to go green. Source: Multi-Housing News (May 2, 2018) – Alongside the development boom that Marcus & Millichap estimates will add 335,000 new multifamily units to the nation’s inventory this year, another phenomenon is emerging.…

Growth spurt: Here’s how city of Mauldin’s growth doubled and why it will happen again

Source: Greenville News Online (April 7, 2018) – A year ago, developer Jack Shaw’s land at Interstate 385 and East Butler Road included a half-mile paved loop around an empty, 10-acre field. Today it is the site of BB&T’s 140,000-square-foot, 700-employee mortgage center. Where an abandoned shoe store stood last fall on Main Street in Mauldin, a Starbucks cafe…

Private conservation might be the future hero for endangered species

The Essential Role Of Eco-Capitalism In Saving The Best That Remains

Greater Yellowstone’s rich tapestry will be won – or lost – based on what businesspeople do next. While I was researching my book on Greater Yellowstone media pioneer turned bison rancher Ted Turner (Last Stand: Ted Turner’s Quest to Save a Troubled Planet), my thinking about landscape-level conservation began to shift, particularly in pondering the…