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A Small-Scale Approach to Campus Climate Neutrality: Existing Buildings Membership Required

  • Environmental Health & Engineering, Inc. (MA)

One of the most provocative environmental initiatives to arise in recent years is the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment, through which over 500 university presidents have agreed to ...

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Less is More: EKU's New Science Building is Right-Sized and Sustainable Membership Required

  • HERA, Inc. (MO)

Eastern Kentucky University evaluated their existing science facilities, spread between 3 out-dated buildings (constructed between 1880 and late 1960"s). After going through a careful process, EKU decided to relocate ...

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Developing a Sustainable Campus: A Tale of Two Buildings Membership Required

  • Ithaca College (NY)

This presentation will discuss how the design and construction of two new buildings - each tracking to achieve LEED Platinum certification - are proving to be transformative for college curriculum, campus operations ...

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Winthrop University: Regenerative Design Membership Required

  • Moseley Architects (VA)

A recent master plan moved the core of campus to a new location. The first building completed is the "West Center." This building pays homage to the 1915 building it ...

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Winthrop University's West Center: Pursuing LEED: A Vision for a Sustainable Future Membership Required

  • Moseley Architects (VA)

The new Lois Rhame West Health, Physical Education and Wellness Center includes a blend of spaces for the education of students in Health, Physical Education, Sport Management and Recreational career ...

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Schoolcraft College Biomedical Technology Center - New Technologies Integrated with Sustainable Features Membership Required

  • Stantec Consulting, Ltd. (WA)

Schoolcraft College's Livonia, Michigan campus recently completed construction of a state-of-the-art Biomedical Technology Center. The design integrates new technologies with sustainable features to enhance the curriculum and learning environment ...

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Green Building Maintenance and Management: A New Degree Program at Sullivan County Community College (SCCC) Membership Required

  • Sullivan County Community College (NY)

In Fall 2008, SCCC will offer a new AAS in Green Building Maintenance and Management. One of the first programs, if not the first, of its kind in the country ...

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Promoting Campus Sustainability through Interdisciplinary Cooperation: A Case Study at the University of Arizona Visitor Center Membership Required

  • University of Arizona (AZ)

During the 2006-07 academic year, University of Arizona students, faculty and staff designed and implemented a "green retrofit" for the UA Visitor Center. This retrofit emphasized two main components: water ...

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Making LEED a Reality Membership Required

  • University of South Carolina (SC)

This poster presents sustainable building practices in the design and construction of a new, five-story, 104,000 square foot Arnold School of Public Health for the University of South Carolina ...

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Integrated Design: Linking Curriculum, Sustainability and Buildings that Teach Membership Required

  • Pierce College District 11 (WA)
  • Opsis Architecture (OR)

Through a "cross-campus, multi-disciplinary" process, the Science and Technology Center was conceived as an interactive and sustainably-focused facility where the building becomes an integral part of math and science curriculum ...

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SCT100: Introduction to Sustainable Built Environments Membership Required

  • Maricopa County Community College District Office (AZ)

Study of the built environment and implications on human health, the natural environment, and society. Understanding of strategies that achieve sustainable design. Exploration of positive and negative sustainable product attributes ...

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Sustainable Design 101: A Syllabus Supplement Membership Required

  • BuildingGreen, Inc. (VT)

Use this syllabus outline if you are teaching an existing course on sustainable design or developing a new course. The weekly topic headings can help organize and prioritize the overall ...

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Green Design Institute Membership Required

  • Carnegie Mellon University (PA)

The Green Design Institute is a major interdisciplinary education and research effort to make an impact on environmental quality by partnering with companies, government agencies and foundations to develop pioneering ...

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Brooke Byers Institute for Sustainable Systems Membership Required

  • Georgia Institute of Technology (GA)

The Brook Byers Institute for Sustainable Systems enhances Georgia Tech’s research, education, and service missions, and campus operations through leadership, communications, development, and decision making inspired and defined by ...

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IITAC Research Center Membership Required

  • Illinois Institute of Technology (IL)

The keynote of the IITAC Research Center is "Rethinking Metropolis," the architecture of the multiple, competing entities defining urban life in the new millennium. Urban migrations and the proliferation of ...

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Center for Sustainable Design Membership Required

  • Mississippi State University (MS)

The center focuses on developing, systematizing, and promulgating methods that will allow growing populations to live in a sustainable manner.

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Engineering and Design Institute Membership Required

  • Philadelphia University (PA)

Founded in 2000, the Engineering and Design Institute is an interdisciplinary research center focusing on green materials, sustainable design and education. The Institute works on a variety of projects to ...

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Design Center for Global Needs Membership Required

  • San Francisco State University (CA)

The Design Center for Global Needs has been the research and development component in the Department of Design & Industry (DAI). The Center promotes and fosters community, national and international ...

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College of Environmental Design Membership Required

  • University of California, Berkeley (CA)

CED stands among the nation’s top environmental design schools. It is one of the world’s most distinguished laboratories for experimentation, research, and intellectual synergy. The first school to ...

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Powell Center for Construction and Environment Membership Required

  • University of Florida (FL)

The Powell Center for Construction and Environment is primarily a research organization dedicated to the resolution of environmental problems associated with planning and architecture activities and the determination of optimum ...

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Center for Sustainable Cities at University of Kentucky Membership Required

  • University of Kentucky (KY)

The CSC Design Studio is a full service architecture and urban design firm with 30 years of award-winning solar and sustainability-driven design experience. Using advanced energy-efficient building standards and technologies ...

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Center for Urban and Community Design Membership Required

  • University of Miami (FL)

The Center offers exhibitions and symposiums, and local and international outreach events related to urban and community design and planning.

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Center for Sustainable Systems Membership Required

  • University of Michigan (MI)

Center for Sustainable Systems advances concepts of sustainability through interdisciplinary research and education. CSS collaborates with diverse stakeholders to develop and apply life cycle based models and sustainability metrics for ...

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Center for Sustainable Building Research Membership Required

  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (MN)

The Center for Sustainable Building Research's mission is to lead and support—through research, outreach, and education—the transformation of the regional built environment to provide for the ecological ...

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Ecological Design Center Membership Required

  • University of Oregon (OR)

The Ecological Design Center (EDC) promotes a sustainable relationship between the built and natural worlds. The EDC educates University of Oregon design students with the awareness, sensitivity, and expertise necessary ...

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ecoMOD Project Membership Required

  • University of Virginia (VA)

ecoMOD / ecoREMOD is a research and educational project at the University of Virginia, striving to create sustainable modular and renovated housing units for affordable housing organizations

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Center for the Sustainable Built Environment Membership Required

  • New York University (NY)

The NYU School of Professional Studies Schack Institute of Real Estate's Center for the Sustainable Built Environment (SBE) was established in December 2009 with support from industry leaders and ...

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Jim Pattison Centre of Excellence Membership Required

  • Okanagan College (BC)

Students at the Penticton campus are now experiencing education and training in the Jim Pattison Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Building Technologies and Renewable Energy Conservation. They are learning in ...

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CASE: Center for Architecture Science and Technology Membership Required

  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY)

The Center for Architecture Science and Ecology (CASE) is addressing the need for accelerated innovation of Built Ecologies through the development of next-generation building systems. A multi-institutional and professional research ...

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J. Max Bond Center on Design for the Just City Membership Required

  • The City College of New York (NY)

The J. Max Bond Center at the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at the City College of New York, believes that design can have a positive impact on ...

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Sustainable Living Center Membership Required

  • Maharishi University of Management (IA)

The MUM Sustainable Living Center is a classroom, workshop, and office building that serves the rapidly expanding Sustainable Living degree program at Maharishi University of Management. The vision for this ...

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AAS in Green Building Maintenance & Management

  • Sullivan County Community College (NY)

The associate in applied science degree in Green Building Maintenance and Management provides students with the skills and knowledge needed to effectively manage buildings that incorporate sustainable building principles and ...

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AAS in Sustainability Technologies

  • Central Piedmont Community College (NC)

The Sustainability Technologies Associates Degree curriculum will be based on a core of required science and engineering courses and feature four specialty tracks that will prepare technicians to meet workforce ...

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Associate Degree in Sustainable Development

  • Bond University (Queensland)

The Associate Degree in Sustainable Development is designed to equip students with a strong foundation and advanced technical skills for careers within property related industries and professions. Students can specialise ...

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Bachelor of Design Studies in Sustainable Design

  • Boston Architectural College (MA)

Students studying Sustainable Design at the Boston Architectural College learn to design in ways that meet the needs of the present without compromising those of the future. Through the study ...

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Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Built Environments

  • University of Arizona (AZ)

The Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Built Environments is a 4-year, 120-credit, interdisciplinary undergraduate degree that educates students in the comprehensive understanding of sustainability principles and prepares them with the ...

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BS in Architecture & Sustainability

  • Ferris State University (MI)

Sustainability is transforming the architectural profession. The term has become ubiquitous; not only is it associated with design and construction of "green" buildings, but it is also attached to economic ...

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BS in Sustainability & the Built Environment

  • University of Florida (FL)

The BSSBE degree will allow students to focus on creative solutions to the challenges of building in a world with limited supplies of energy, water and land through hands-on sustainable ...

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PhD in Design, Environment, & the Arts

  • Arizona State University (AZ)

The program is at the cutting edge of creating new knowledge in design, environment, and the arts. Broad in scope, the program involves multidisciplinary research interests at both micro- and ...

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PhD in Planning, Design & the Built Environment

  • Clemson University (SC)

The PhD Program in Planning, Design and the Built Environment focuses on preparing the next generation of academics and professions for diverse and complex challenges of an interdisciplinary nature. The ...

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PhD in Sustainable Building Systems

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (MA)

Sustainable living is a vital issue on many people's minds today. Mainstream public and politicians alike have resolved to reduce pollution and waste and reverse global warming. This is ...

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Certificate in Sustainable Built Environment

  • Pinchot University (WA)

Few sectors are as dynamic and critical to our society as energy. This industry supports the overall economy, impacts every other industry and creates both problems and opportunities related to ...

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Certificate in Sustainable Design

  • University of Florida (FL)

The Interdisciplinary Concentration and Certificate in Sustainable Design (ICCSD) was created to integrate existing sustainable design resources across the College of Design, Construction and Planning in response to broadening interest ...

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Certificate in Sustainable Design

  • Boston Architectural College (MA)

The Sustainable Design program at the BAC offers fully online graduate-level courses that are faculty-led, interactive, and asynchronous. Learn about how buildings interact with the natural environment and the choices ...

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Ecological Design Certificate

  • University of Oregon (OR)

The Ecological Design Certificate is a design-based, interdisciplinary program focused on the development of a practical framework for the integration of the built environment with locale and region specific natural ...

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Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Architecture

  • Lawrence Technological University (MI)

This 12 credit hour certificate focuses on current issues in sustainable architecture. Up to 6 credits can be double counted with the core Master's degree. Emphasis is placed on ...

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Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Practices

  • Philadelphia University (PA)

The online Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Practices program is geared toward working professionals seeking to build their knowledge-base and credentials in the field of sustainable design, engineering and construction of ...

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Professional Diploma in Architecture: Advanced Environmental & Energy Studies

  • Graduate School of the Environment

This course is delivered at CAT's Graduate School of the Environment based in the award-winning Wales Institute for Sustainable Education (WISE). Surrounded by mountains and forest, this location fosters ...

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Sustainability and the Built Environment Certificate Program

  • University of California, Davis (CA)

UC Davis Extension's Sustainability and the Built Environment Certificate Program expands upon the highly successful Green Building and Sustainable Design classroom program. This certificate offers a comprehensive curriculum on ...

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Joint Degree in Architecture & Sustainable Design

  • The Catholic University of America (DC)

Students may enroll simultaneously in the school's accredited Master of Architecture (M. Arch. ) program and the Master of Science in Sustainable Design. This allows students to obtain the two ...

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This tab provides access to data collected through AASHE’s Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS). STARS is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance. STARS enables meaningful comparisons over time and across institutions using a common set of measurements developed with broad participation from the campus sustainability community. Additional content and advanced benchmarking tools will be added to this tab over time.

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