09 Nov '17, 10am

Why sustainable communities must look above the street level

I can’t recall a period in which the sustainability of our communities has captured the public attention quite like the present. Bike lanes, pedestrian-friendly city-planning, electric vehicle charging stations, green belts and, of course, public transportation seize the public imagination and quite often become the subject of heated debate. While this debate rages on at the street level, a quieter but arguably more substantial green revolution takes place far above the treeline of urban parks and bike lanes. From the ground level up to the sky, the greening of urban commercial and residential buildings is reversing the traditionally challenging environmental footprint of high-rise facilities for the better. As sustainable communities rise to the challenges of climate change, the role of buildings has evolved to become part of the solution. Buildings have become healthy pl...

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