Steve Mouzon

November 10, 2014, 11am PST
Susan Henderson looks to Berlin's delectable shopfronts for pointers. Not from the usual suspects like Kurfürstendamm and Friedrichstrasse, but from the neighborhoods of Prenzlaur Berg, Scheunenviertal, Kreuzberg, and of course, Hackeschen Höfe.
PlaceShakers
August 11, 2014, 11am PDT
Inherently unlovable buildings—no matter how energy efficient—lacks the stuff of longevity. How can your EcoDistrict design for lovable buildings? It may not include tearing down the historic stock.
PlaceShakers
September 29, 2013, 1pm PDT
Are your marketing strategies in need of a "New Media" refresh? Steve Mouzon's new e-book, New Media for Designers + Builders gets two thumbs up from Susan Henderson and Hazel Borys.
PlaceShakers
August 8, 2013, 6am PDT
The term "sustainability" carries so much baggage that we're no longer able to talk about what we actually need to talk about. What can we do to depoliticize it?
PlaceShakers
February 12, 2013, 6am PST
Can urban form help address the loneliness that so often accompanies aging? In a new blog post, Hazel Borys examines some remedies for severed connections.
PlaceShakers
October 13, 2012, 9am PDT
Get lost in the details when explaining zoning reform? Hazel Borys puts forth a pictorial review that helps.
PlaceShakers
June 15, 2012, 8am PDT
Connecting existing assets and social networks with very little additional monetary investment can generate returns in lean times, writes Hazel Borys.
PlaceShakers
June 5, 2012, 7am PDT
Hazel Borys argues that "the payback of livable places really can’t be calculated in dollars, or pounds of fat or carbon, or even hours. The payback of place is passion."
PlaceShakers
April 4, 2012, 10am PDT
Simplify some steps, delete a few details, and you can get an affordable, multi-century house for under $80 a square foot.
PlaceShakers
July 4, 2009, 1pm PDT
Steve Mouzon explains how to think about cities and towns as living species, and how that perspective should guide the practice of planners and architects.
Living Urbanism
Blog post
June 9, 2009, 10am PDT

"Buyers value the dollar per square foot, and the builder responds by delivering as many square feet of conditioned space as possible for $X. If he can deliver 100 more square feet than the competition, most buyers think it's a better value."

-Ron Jones, Green Builder Magazine, in The Washington Post.

Tim Halbur
April 27, 2009, 11am PDT
The Wall Street Journal asked four architects (including William MacDonough and Steve Mouzon) to design an energy-efficient, sustainable house of the future. The results are in, and couldn't be more different.
The Wall St. Journal