Military Neighborhood Ranks High

The Charter Award-winning Ft. Belvoir neighborhood in Fairfax, VA offers a model for military base reconstruction and affordability.

"The design process for new urban military housing is revealed -- with important lessons for how to cut costs without compromising principles." John Torti of the architecture and urban design firm Torti Gallas and Partners offers some hard-won wisdom for achieving affordable results that have lasting good looks.

Thanks to Gayle Ross

Full Story: Fighting for good, affordable neighborhoods

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