Sustainability

Robert Boyer guest blogs about his new article in JPER, which is a case study of EcoVillage at Ithaca as an example of socio technical experimentation in planning and community Opinion
Dec 8, 2014   By JPER
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
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