Distressed concrete and a rusty look belie the green credentials of Auckland's thoroughly modern Ironbank building.
The city's first LEED platinum condo, The Visionaire, cuts a dash with eye-catching green credentials.
The Sime Darby Idea House is a prototype house that uses various natural resourses to leave no carbon footprint.
The opera house in Oslo, Norway, gives a stellar performance as a eco-friendly building.
Johannesburg's eco-friendly office, The Energy Works, pairs modern design with slick eco ideas.
A smart building in Beijing is leading the way with environmentally sensitive innovations.
From living walls to organic curves, Ann Demeulemeester's boutique in Seoul fuses fashion with eco-innovation.
The California Academy of Sciences is breaking ground in its innovative commitment to sustainability.
It might have a meeting room named after grizzled New Zealand rugby legend Wayne "Buck" Shelford, but the NZI Centre presents a sleeker appearance on the streets of Auckland.
The Auckland NZI Center in New Zealand uses new green technology to make the building more environmentally friendly.
It took more than five years to build, but since its opening last year, the Guangzhou Opera House has become the jewel among the sprawling Chinese megacity's bland urban landscape.