Rennie Jones of Architizer highlights nine women pioneering a variety of successful and poignant public interest design projects around the world.
2 days ago   Architizer
<p>"A decent place to live" may top holiday lists this shopping season.</p>
Oct 21, 2006   New Urban News
<p>As post-war development reaches 50 years of age, preservationists and local officials in Arlington, Texas, grapple with the question of what to preserve.</p>
Oct 20, 2006   Governing
<p>Grants, contributions, a collaboration with the Institute for Classical Architecture &amp; Classical America, open minds, and tight budgets are helping Habitat for Humanity raise its design standards.</p>
Oct 20, 2006   New Urban News
<p>An international design competition based in Virginia has yielded the first 'cradle-to-cradle' housing, made of sustainable materials able to be used and reused with no loss of quality and limited environmental impact.</p>
Oct 20, 2006   Grist
<p>Builders of a proposed multi-billion dollar redevelopment project in Riviera Beach, Florida are considering legal action against the state and city after being told that eminent domain will not be used to acquire properties for the project.</p>
Oct 19, 2006   Sun Sentinel
<p>Canadian energy giant EnCana and the City of Calgary hope that the corporation's new headquarters, scheduled for completion in 2011, will put Calgary on the "architectural map."</p>
Oct 16, 2006   The Globe & Mail
<p>Robert Taylor Homes, the largest in a wave of urban public housing projects built during the 1960s, has finally fallen victim to the wreaking ball as part of the Chicago Housing Authorities massive redevelopment plans.</p>
Oct 16, 2006   The Miami Herald
<p>A Colorado home-builder reflects on his attempt to go green.</p>
Oct 15, 2006   Grist
<p>A 203-foot pyramid, designed by British architect Lord Foster, is only one example of over-the-top urban design in Kazakhstan's remote capital city.</p>
Oct 15, 2006   The New York Times
<p>Doug Farr, widely known as a leader in the United States green building movement, is shifting his focus from single buildings to entire neighborhoods.</p>
Oct 14, 2006   Grist Magazine