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Reinventing the Toilet

Reinventing the Toilet

Since 2011, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has sponsored the Reinvent the Toilet Challenge, providing grants and investment to researchers around the world. Last week, the Foundation along with global innovators, development banks, corporate partners, sanitation utilities and governments hosted ...

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Bay Area Wood Design Symposium

Across the US, designers and developers are using exposed wood structure to create beautiful and cost-effective buildings with mass timber systems such as CLT, NLT, DLT and glulam. In many cases, the team at WoodWorks provides project support—so we know ...

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Making Water From Air

Making Water From Air

Architects are often trained as generalists who think about problems globally. Leave it up to an architect and his team to come up with a smart solution to address a critical global water crisis – the severe lack of accessible and ...

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Water Reuse Summit

Water Reuse Summit

The What: The Summit will focus on the practical design and application of water reuse systems for architects, engineers, and building owners. It will also highlight the success of San Francisco’s regulatory process and to address the associated regulatory and ...

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Webinar: Zero Carbon/Energy Codes

Webinar: Zero Carbon/Energy Codes

The What: Following closely on the footsteps of last month’s Carbon Smart Building Day Conference, the New Buildings Institute will be hosting a webinar to discuss key policy tools to meet climate goals in its Webinar: Zero Carbon/Energy Codes. As governments ...

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How Do We Get Beyond Net Zero Carbon?

How Do We Get Beyond Net Zero Carbon?

The time is now. As an industry, we have been making headway in greening the built environment for the last twenty years but that is not enough, and not quick enough. We need to achieve zero carbon emissions as soon ...

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Webinar: Safe and Circular

Webinar: Safe and Circular

The What: What materials should we use to create things? Circular design encourages us to rethink business models, how we make products, and to consider the system surrounding them, but we also need to think about the materials we use. Whether it’s ...

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NAPHN18 Flash Sale

NAPHN18 Flash Sale

The North American Passive House Network Conference and Expo will take place on October 17th -21st, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S. Passive (House) first – It’s about resilience – not just rating systems. Join the community as it convenes in a ...

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