A five-story mixed-use structure in Roxbury represents a new kind of net-zero-energy building, made from wood.
March 4, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: cities sustainability energy startups architecture carbon greenhouse-gases emissions research school-of-architecture-and-planning innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie building
Substituting lumber for materials such as cement and steel could cut building emissions and costs.
Dec. 11, 2019 • ~4 min
Tags: sustainability climate-change energy environment climate economics policy carbon-dioxide greenhouse-gases emissions research materials-science-and-engineering joint-program-on-the-science-and-policy-of-global-change building cement
New understanding of concrete’s properties could increase lifetime of the building material, decrease emissions.
July 21, 2016 • ~15 min
Tags: energy environment architecture materials-science emissions research transportation civil-and-environmental-engineering materials-science-and-engineering mit-energy-initiative building concrete concrete-sustainability-hub cement
John Fernandez and his colleagues explore urban resource consumption to help guide the development of rapidly growing African cities.
Oct. 26, 2015 • ~9 min
Tags: africa sustainability environment architecture industry profile school-of-architecture-and-planning urban-studies-and-planning faculty esi building
Leon Glicksman develops energy efficiency technologies and strategies for old and new buildings all over the world.
Oct. 5, 2015 • ~8 min
Tags: sustainability energy architecture industry construction profile energy-efficiency mechanical-engineering faculty building
A how-it’s-made seminar series shines light on MIT.nano, an historic campus construction project.
Aug. 26, 2015 • ~7 min
Tags: construction community school-of-engineering school-of-science special-events-and-guest-speakers campus-buildings-and-architecture facilities nanoscience-and-nanotechnology mitnano building
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