Design http://nreionline.com/taxonomy/term/7591/more en Would Frank Lloyd Wright Embrace Cargo Container Construction? His Architect Grandson Says Yes http://nreionline.com/architecture/would-frank-lloyd-wright-embrace-cargo-container-construction-his-architect-grandson-sa <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>If the cargo container <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/services/construction?intlink=incontent " title="Commercial Real Estate Construction">construction</a></span> industry needs sanctioning, it has it now in Eric Lloyd Wright—iconic architect Frank Lloyd Wright's grandson.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/architecture/would-frank-lloyd-wright-embrace-cargo-container-construction-his-architect-grandson-sa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/architecture/would-frank-lloyd-wright-embrace-cargo-container-construction-his-architect-grandson-sa#comments Design Architecture Expert Q&As Multifamily News Industries & Products and Services Freemium Mon, 17 Mar 2014 20:51:00 +0000 677431 at http://nreionline.com Eric Lloyd Wright. 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Cunningham 10 Green U.S. Industrial Sites http://nreionline.com/industrial/10-green-us-industrial-sites <div class="node-body gallery-body">We highlight what are, arguably, 10 of the most impressive green industrial facilities in the United States, some of which are LEED certified, others of which are not LEED certified but are using innovative practices, and many of which are the first of their types.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/industrial/10-green-us-industrial-sites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/industrial/10-green-us-industrial-sites#comments Design Green Projects & Retrofits Industrial News Industries & Products and Services Mobile Alert Mon, 17 Mar 2014 17:38:00 +0000 667571 at http://nreionline.com New Office Designs, Amenities are Redefining the Meaning of Class-A http://nreionline.com/office/new-office-designs-amenities-are-redefining-meaning-class <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>By the numbers, office development still remains a shadow of its former self. But, the few corporate and multi-tenant buildings that are coming out of the ground are raising the bar on class-A standards. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/office/new-office-designs-amenities-are-redefining-meaning-class" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/office/new-office-designs-amenities-are-redefining-meaning-class#comments Design Architecture Development News Office Freemium Wed, 11 Dec 2013 19:09:00 +0000 436241 at http://nreionline.com Acoustical Challenges in Green Buildings (With Related Video) http://nreionline.com/design/acoustical-challenges-green-buildings-related-video <div class="field-byline"> American City &amp; County </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Post-occupancy evaluations conducted by the Center for the Built Environment reveal that green building acoustics are typically worse than their traditional counterparts, and that over half of respondents feel noise inhibits their work.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/design/acoustical-challenges-green-buildings-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/design/acoustical-challenges-green-buildings-related-video#comments Associations & Designations Design Office Mon, 09 Dec 2013 17:15:00 +0000 427571 at http://nreionline.com Retail Landlords Become More Active in Adapting Sustainable Practices http://nreionline.com/retail/retail-landlords-become-more-active-adapting-sustainable-practices <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>As sustainable building becomes a mainstream movement in the U.S., retail center owners are finally joining the herd. From energy-efficient lighting fixtures to water conservation features to solar roof panels, mall and shopping center owners have been instituting sustainable features into their properties.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/retail/retail-landlords-become-more-active-adapting-sustainable-practices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/retail/retail-landlords-become-more-active-adapting-sustainable-practices#comments Associations & Designations Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Design News Retail Freemium Mon, 02 Dec 2013 23:41:00 +0000 407191 at http://nreionline.com Solar Decathlon Proves Solar Can Be Practical http://nreionline.com/design/solar-decathlon-proves-solar-can-be-practical <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The recently concluded Solar Decathlon showed that solar-powered, energy- and water-efficient housing can be beautiful and practical, reports "As I See It" Columnist Robert Mader in Contractor magazine.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/design/solar-decathlon-proves-solar-can-be-practical" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/design/solar-decathlon-proves-solar-can-be-practical#comments Energy-Efficiency and Benchmarking Design California Multifamily Single-Family Housing Industries & Products and Services Mon, 11 Nov 2013 17:00:00 +0000 342801 at http://nreionline.com Team Austria: Vienna University of Technology – LISI House PRESS RELEASE: Interface Chicago Showroom Awarded LEED Platinum http://nreionline.com/nreiwire/press-release-interface-chicago-showroom-awarded-leed-platinum <div class="field-byline"> CBRE Chicago- John Dobroski </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>CBRE announced that the Interface showroom project in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/markets-regions/chicago?intlink=incontent " title="Chicago Commercial Real Estate">Chicago</a></span>, IL was awarded LEED for Commercial Interiors Platinum certification from the US Green Building Council, which is the highest level of certification possible for a LEED project.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/nreiwire/press-release-interface-chicago-showroom-awarded-leed-platinum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations & Designations Design Archive Chicago Green Projects & Retrofits Wed, 30 Oct 2013 20:33:00 +0000 312551 at http://nreionline.com PRESS RELEASE: Transbay Block 6, New32-story Luxury Apartments Complex, Announced in San Francisco’s SoMa District http://nreionline.com/nreiwire/press-release-transbay-block-6-new32-story-luxury-apartments-complex-announced-san-francisc <div class="field-byline"> Patricia T. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Multi-Employer Property Trust (MEPT) together with its real estate advisor, Bentall Kennedy, and international real estate development firm, Golub &amp; Company announces the development of Transbay Block 6, a 32-story, 409-unit luxury high-rise complex in San Francisco’s SoMa (South of Market) District.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/nreiwire/press-release-transbay-block-6-new32-story-luxury-apartments-complex-announced-san-francisc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations & Designations Design Archive Green Projects & Retrofits San Francisco Wed, 30 Oct 2013 19:07:00 +0000 309881 at http://nreionline.com PRESS RELEASE: Newark’s Panasonic Project Wins International CoreNet Economic Development Leadership Award http://nreionline.com/nreiwire/press-release-newark-s-panasonic-project-wins-international-corenet-economic-development-le <div class="field-byline"> April N. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>CoreNet Global has recognized the project team that brought Panasonic's U.S. headquarters to a new building in Newark with an Economic Development Leadership Award for spurring economic development, investment and employment in the Brick City.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/nreiwire/press-release-newark-s-panasonic-project-wins-international-corenet-economic-development-le" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Associations & Designations Design Archive Green Projects & Retrofits New Jersey Tue, 29 Oct 2013 17:14:00 +0000 308361 at http://nreionline.com ‘Godfather of Green’ Shares Five Most Valuable Green-Building Lessons http://nreionline.com/green-projects-amp-retrofits/godfather-green-shares-five-most-valuable-green-building-lessons <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Green-building and sustainability consultant Jerry Yudelson, dubbed the "Godfather of Green" by Wired magazine, discusses lessons we can learn from the world's greenest buildings in his latest book, The World's Greenest Buildings: Promise vs. Performance in Sustainable Design.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nreionline.com/green-projects-amp-retrofits/godfather-green-shares-five-most-valuable-green-building-lessons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nreionline.com/green-projects-amp-retrofits/godfather-green-shares-five-most-valuable-green-building-lessons#comments Design Construction Development Green Projects & Retrofits Industry Buzz Names in the News Green Real Estate Investment Mon, 28 Oct 2013 14:42:00 +0000 304171 at http://nreionline.com