Case Studies
Sustainable Development - Green BuildingPortland Cement Association
Green Building with concrete
Applications Green Building with concrete
Benefits Green Buildings - Sustainable Development, Energy Efficient Home
Case Studies Sustainable City for Sustainable Development

Sustainable Development with Concrete

  Welcome to the Concrete Thinker web site, a resource to help design professionals make sustainable design a reality through the durability, versatility and energy performance of concrete.

Through application overviews, case studies and other resources and tools learn how forward-thinking architects rely on concrete to create healthy and vibrant places to work, live and play for years to come.

This site was developed by the Portland Cement Association to demonstrate how concrete can be used to achieve sustainable solutions.

Explore the site. Get inspired. Share your ideas. Be a Concrete Thinker.
U.S. Green Building Council for LEED CertificationLEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System® is a registered trademark of the USGBC. Opportunities to achieve credits in LEED with concrete are highlighted throughout this web site. To go directly to an overview of LEED-NC 3.0 and concrete, see the "Sustainability Solutions" page on LEED.
Concrete Thinking E-Newsletter
E-mailed 6 times a year, Concrete Thinking contains a wide assortment of information about cement-based applications for sustainable development, including featured projects, green building news, technical resources, upcoming events, and more.

View current issue.
View back issues.

Sign-up for future issues and occasional relevant news and information:

Concrete Joint Sustainability Initiative

Portland Cement Association is a founding member of the Concrete Joint Sustainability Initiative. The 26 member organizations share a goal of educating ourselves, our members, and our customers about the role, responsibilities and value of concrete in sustainable development.

      Contact us and get the details about energy efficient home, soil solidification, disaster resistant buildings etc.