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+ Renaissance & Resurrection

The sustainability movement in Monterrey, Mexico, has created a safer, more peaceful city.

+ Green Beer

Brewers big and small are turning to sustainable solutions to help save money and conserve resources.

+ Plans of Promise

Three cities blaze a path for sustainable planning and green building.

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Mural, Collegium Civitas, Warsaw, Poland

Collegium Civitas is an independent non-profit institution of higher education in Warsaw, Poland. The mural project is the brainchild of the graphic artist, Marta Lewandowska from Collegium Civitas, and was realized by the agency, Good Looking. It incorporates world trends in street art and emphasizes innovative thinking, which is encouraged in Collegium Civitas students.

Photo © Collegium Civitas.

LEED impact categories

+ climate change

At a mindfulness retreat in upstate New York, industry and city leaders are rethinking their green building approach.

+ human health

Inova Heath System is on the forefront of greening the nation’s hospitals.

+ sustainable materials

ASSA ABLOY offers a forward-thinking approach to transparency in the marketplace.

+ ecosystems

The SITES Rating System promotes sustainable design and resiliency on the University of Texas at El Paso campus.

departments

+ LEED ON

Letter from our Leaders
Tony Gale
Starbucks Corporate Architect

+ community

The Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown, reimagines sustainability in a 24/7 business.

+ advocacy

Gerrit-Jan Teunissen champions the inclusion of LEED v4 in public policy in his northwestern European country.

+ professional pulse

Q & A with George Bandy, Jr.

Vice President of Sustainability for Mohawk Group

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Collegium Civitas Mural