Amazon’s 2.1-million-sq-ft Metropolitan Park office development near the nation’s capital could become a model for other large-scale sustainable projects. The building team is tracking a 15% reduction in embodied carbon in the project's 200,000 cu yd of concrete and the two 22-story buildings are on course to qualify as net-zero operational carbon.
The U.S. Commerce Dept. on Nov. 24 followed through with expected anti-dumping and countervailing duties on Canadian softwood lumber, placing tariffs of 17.99% on their imports—more than twice the 8.99% rate imposed during the Trump administration.
A n arena currently under construction at Sacred Heart University’s campus in Fairfield, Conn., set to house its hockey and figure skating programs will have a design feature not typically associated with indoor ice rinks: windows.