World’s greenest buildings | American Geophysical Union HQ
Supporting scientists measuring everything from glacier movements to volcanic activity, the AGU pledged to put the environment at the heart of its HQ renovation. The result? Washington DC’s first net zero office retrofit.
CASE STUDY | BIG’s Joint Research Centre for European Commission, Seville
Located at the former EXPO ´92 Seville site, in Isla de la Cartuja, the new 9,900 m2 building by BIG Architects and Buro Happold engineers, ties into the Spanish city’s goal to become a global benchmark for sustainability by 2025.
CASE STUDY | Hines’ city quarter Südkreuz, Berlin
The international developer set out to raise the bar with its first premium multi-family project in Germany. Fully let within six months and several awards later, the project team explains how they approached the challenge and the lessons learned along the way.