LEEDing the way
November 7, 2013Building co-designed by MIT becomes first university research data center nationwide to earn LEED Platinum certification
Researchers awarded $3.7 million for research on sustainable development of Kuwait’s built environment
March 22, 2013Grant sponsored through the Kuwait-MIT Center for Natural Resources and the Environment
Reducing wasted energy in commercial buildings
February 5, 2013Much energy is wasted heating and cooling indoor spaces when no one or almost no one is present. Now, MIT researchers have used their own campus to demonstrate a means of measuring that energy/occupancy mismatch.
Christoph Reinhart appointed associate professor of architecture
December 5, 2011World renowned building scientist and architectural educator joins department
Improved buildings could make a big dent in climate change
August 30, 2011New MIT report on concrete buildings shows many areas for major reductions in their lifetime carbon footprint.
Paving the way to greenhouse gas reductions
August 28, 2011New MIT report on concrete roadways shows opportunities for significant carbon-footprint cuts.
Social entrepreneur and Build Change founder honored for earthquake-resistant housing innovation
May 10, 2011$100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Sustainability Awarded to Dr. Elizabeth Hausler for Culturally Accepted, Sustainable Reconstruction in Developing Countries