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Sustainability is on its way to becoming the standard in architecture and product development. Forum editors highlight some of their favorite certified projects and products on Mortarr. The companies, projects, and products show us that green design is good for all.

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TRENDING ON THE FORUM

Discover the top stories about influential spaces and makers in the commercial construction + design industry.    Browse More Articles >

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June 10, 2022

NEOCON 2022 PREVIEW

The Forum by Mortarr and the commercial interior design industry will converge on Chicago for NeoCon 2022, the industry’s largest in-person gathering of inspiration, ideas, products, and technology. From Fulton Market to theMART, and spots adjacent, here’s what we’re excited for next week.

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June 2, 2022

CRAFTING A FUTURE WITH PURPOSE

"Everyone should be doing this type of work, and as the world's largest design firm we need to move this conversation forward." Learn more about Gensler's Center for Research on Equity and the Built Environment in this conversation with co-director Lisa Cholmondeley.

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June 1, 2022

EXPAND YOUR MATERIAL PALETTE

Bendheim is expanding architects' and designers’ material palettes with a new privacy-friendly linear glass collection, Prospero™.

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Nominate an Impact Icon

It is said that if you measure it, it will improve. But it still takes action. From energy and water, to carbon, health, circularity and social, our industry has unsung heroes who move the needle in one or more of these impact areas. We're dubbing these sustainability heroes our impacticons and see it as the noblest cause for celebration!

SUSTAINABILITY FROM THE FORUM

We're committed to building a healthier world. Look for the green sustainability design tile to read about sustainability across the industry.   Browse More Articles >

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November 1, 2021

TAKE A SEAT,  ANYWAY YOU'D LIKE

In 1984, Steve Jobs introduced U.S. consumers to Apple and transformed the way we work. That same year, in Europe, Norwegian industrial designer Peter Opsvik created the HÅG Capisco chair and altered the way we find comfort while performing that work.

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September 8, 2021

The search begins for new leadership at U.S. Green Building Council and Cradle-to-Cradle Products Innovation Institute.

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August 19, 2020

OBSESSED WITH IMPACT

Meet Eric Corey Freed, architect, founder, author, teacher, speaker, CannonDesign’s Director of Sustainability, and a self-proclaimed sustainability comedian.

NEWS AROUND THE INDUSTRY

The latest from across the commercial construction + design industry.   Discover More Industry News >

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June 10, 2022

IMAGINE A PLACE PRODUCTIONS LAUNCHES, THE SKILL SET, A NEW PODCAST WITH IIDA EVP AND CEO CHERYL DURST

In collaboration with OFS and Imagine a Place Productions, International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Executive Vice President and CEO, Cheryl S. Durst, Hon. FIIDA is pleased to announce the launch of her new podcast, The Skill Set with Cheryl Durst.

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May 6, 2022

Global architectural design firm Populous has been chosen as the architect for a new multi-use, climate-neutral, 20,000 capacity event arena in Munich, which will be Germany’s first climate-neutral event area.

INDUSTRY EVENTS

Upcoming events from across the commercial construction + design industry.

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