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Washington invests $400,000 to meet new green building standards

Washington invests $400,000 to meet new green building standards

Buildings account for three-quarters of DC’s carbon emissions. New regulation requires large buildings to reduce energy and greenhouse gas.

Malaysian ‘forest city’ wins sustainability award

Malaysian ‘forest city’ wins sustainability award

The Asian Townscape Award was given for the ‘Feathers of the Sea’ business complex, which is part of the overall Forest City being developed in Johor.


Dubai claims world’s largest 3D-printed building

Dubai claims world’s largest 3D-printed building

Apis Cor 3D-printed the walls of the two-storey administrative building for the municipality of Dubai.

Marseille Metro rolls out wayfinding solution to support people with disabilities

Marseille Metro rolls out wayfinding solution to support people with disabilities

Evelity is an indoor GPS which uses Bluetooth i-beacons and an app.

US DHS evaluates smart building tech in active shooter exercise

US DHS evaluates smart building tech in active shooter exercise

Real-time information in an emergency could help responders more quickly determine the location of people and the type and severity of the emergency, monitor on-scene conditions and find victims.