Sustainability

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.
Aug 11, 2014   PlaceShakers
Planners' activities in a community have a direct impact on its character, says Edward Jepson, and can be pivotal in creating sustainability. Exclusive
Feb 24, 2011  By Edward J. Jepson Jr.
In an interview, the Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan says that federal money will only go to those who embrace sustainability.
Feb 18, 2011   UrbanLand
A panel of experts met in Los Angeles last month to discuss 'eco' cities in terms both abstract and practical.
Feb 13, 2011   The Planning Report
A new poll of real estate experts reveals that businesses seeking office space are increasingly seeking buildings built with sustainability in mind.
Feb 7, 2011   The Guardian U.K.
The Vauban District in southern Germany is a small community built around a green transportation scheme, but it has become much more: a model of cooperative decision-making, sustainability and eco-planning.
Feb 5, 2011   The Cereplast Blog
Advertising Age Magazine singled out "sustainability" as one of the most overused and misused words of the year.
Jan 7, 2011   Triple Pundit
TheCityFix looks at the future of the automobile in cities and the possibilities of moving people in to alternative modes in times when car ownership rates are still exploding.
Dec 9, 2010   TheCityFix
A draft of new LEED requirements has been released for public comment, and it includes a new category that accounts for location and accessibility.
Dec 8, 2010   BuildingGreen.com
Jonna McKone details her case for integrated, systematic approaches to problems in the realms of urban mobility and sustainability. Can seamless connectivity between sectors such as planning, business, and energy create better long-term solutions?
Dec 7, 2010   The City Fix
It's kind of hard to tell, on a day-to-day basis, that humankind is drastically affecting the health of the environment -- a reality that makes arguing for sustainability even more difficult, according to Harry West.
Nov 18, 2010   Fast Co. Design