Green Buildings that Can withstand Natural Disasters and a New Style of Eco-Friendly Building in this Week’s Round Up 11/16/15 – 11/20/15

Irene

Green buildings should be able to stand up to natural disasters, especially those associated with climate change. This, and more, in this week’s round up of architecture and design news.

A Push For Green Buildings That Can Withstand Natural Disaster

The New New York Skyline

Oil Spill Fines to Fund New Environmental Education Program for Greenpoint Schools

solar-exposure-glass

These buildings use minimal energy to keep occupants comfortable by adding an outer layer beyond the glass to control solar exposure.

Spain is Pioneering a Beautiful New Style of Eco-Friendly Building

Milwaukee Art Museum Set to Reopen after $34M Renovation and Expansion Project

Resilient Design Pilot Credits Added to LEED