Topic: Sustainable design

Sustainability in Practice

March 8, 2013
Sustainability in Practice

Have you noticed the new buildings on campus? The new homes for communications, liberal arts and computer science all share a focus on sustainability. Check out their innovative features.

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Public interest design

Nov. 21, 2011
Public interest design

In this Longhorn Network academic content preview, watch how Architecture students use good design to make a positive impact on a local community.

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Change by design

July 29, 2011
Change by design

In five weeks, teams of students from the School of Architecture designed and built four unique projects for East Austin residents.

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100 years and building

July 5, 2011
100 years and building

After celebrating a century of innovation and education, the School of Architecture is tackling the next generation of built design.

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Pilot Projects Put Sustainable Landscape Rating System into Action

May 25, 2010

The Sustainable Sites Initiative™ (SITES™) has selected pilot projects to test a national rating system for sustainable landscape design, construction and maintenance.

The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward Sustainable Infrastructure Project and the Indianapolis Super Bowl Village join more than 150 others that include educational centers, transportation corridors, industrial complexes and private residences in employing cutting-edge guidelines and performance benchmarks outlined in the SITES Rating System.

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