Jumping on the climate change bandwagon, the newly appointed CEO of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Robert Ivy underscores the need to find a healthy medium between sustainability and architecture.
Jun 24, 2011 THE DIRT
Studying neighborhoods in Jinan, China, MIT urban studies and planning Professor Dennis Frenchman told MITnews that the country’s biggest challenge is its homogenous urban design.
Jun 23, 2011 MITnews
Density reduces costs and helps make places more sustainable, according to this post in a series on "great places".
May 26, 2011 Grist
Sustainability-focused programs offered at the federal level have received overwhelming support from communities and protection from budget cuts, even in an age of tightened budgets.
May 6, 2011 Citiwire
"Integrated resource management" practices could help cities operate more sustainably, according to this piece from <em>Miller-McCune</em>.
Apr 23, 2011 Miller-McCune
Building sizes have been creeping upward for centuries, but green building expert Jason McLennan argues that smaller structures are better, more beautiful, and ecologically inevitable.
Mar 29, 2011 Yes!
Architects and planners in New Delhi are collaborating to create three new visions of the city, all based around the concept of sustainability.
Mar 11, 2011 Frontline
The Brickstainable design competition challenges designers to find "solutions that exploit the thermal qualities of masonry construction in an urban building." Geoff Manaugh looks at some of the interesting ways designers remade the lowly brick.
Feb 28, 2011 BLDNGBLG
The House Appropriations Committee announced earlier this month a proposed elimination of HUD, USDOT and EPA sustainability programs, in addition to pulling already-awarded funding for TIGER grants.
Feb 27, 2011 PlaceShakers
Planners' activities in a community have a direct impact on its character, says Edward Jepson, and can be pivotal in creating sustainability. Exclusive
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