Friday Roundup: Making the world's game greener, Broadway likes LEED

Friday Roundup: Making the world's game greener, Broadway likes LEED

Jacob Kriss

| Friday, August 23, 2013

 

Here's our weekly collection of green building clips:

Green Goals Set for Brazil’s World Cup Stadiums, Environment News Service. FIFA is hosting several workshops in Brazil as it works to make sustainability a focal point of the upcoming World Cup.

Behind the Scenes at Broadway’s First LEED-Certified Theater, Curbed NY. The LEED Gold Stephen Sondheim Theatre is part of the LEED Platinum One Bryant Park project in New York City.

LEED exposed: Public views U.L. Coleman's first green projectShreveport Times. The USGBC Louisiana Chapter demonstrated to the Shreveport, La., community just what actually goes into a LEED building.

USGBC Report Highlights Growth in Green Building Industry, Bloomberg BNA. Are you one of the 4.3 million people that live or work in a LEED-certified building?

Saudi Aramco's Al-Midra wins LEED Platinum award, Construction Week Online. The project in Saudi Arabia secured 33 out of 35 possible Energy & Atmosphere points thanks to its solar farm.

Hines-Managed Coca-Cola Building in Rio de Janeiro Becomes First to Receive LEED-EB Silver Certification in Brazil, Multi-Housing News. Congratulations to Hines and The Coca-Cola Co. for an existing-building first in Brazil.

USTA Looks to Reduce Carbon Footprint at U.S. Open, Long Island Tennis Magazine. The U.S. Tennis Association recently became a USGBC member as it looks to green its operations and facilities.