Affordable housing advocates find that green building techniques result in higher-quality construction -- and often with costs comparable to traditional building techniques.
Jan 7, 2012 Shelterforce
The NYC Bar Association Committee advocates making amendments to the city's the current Zoning Resolution to make the city more sustainable.
Dec 16, 2011 This Big City
Chuck Wolfe admires the creative thinking which has reinvented the dramatic setting between two Italian hill towns.
Dec 14, 2011 The Atlantic Cities
Walmart talks big about climate action, but its land-use strategy is anything but climate-friendly: It builds massive new stores on virgin land in sprawling areas, then abandons them in favor of still newer, still bigger stores, says Stacy Mitchell.
Dec 2, 2011 Grist
Pilgrimages to holy sites around the world have caused large amounts of waste and pollution because of the large amount of people gathering together for one event and consumeristic habits, writes George Webster for CNN
Nov 10, 2011 CNN
The Web Urbanist counts down twelve of the best ultra modern home designs with a descriptive slideshow.
Nov 4, 2011 Web Urbanist
In its 5th year, the Solar Decathlon had submissions from 20 different countries and from schools like SCI-Arc/Caltech's and Appalachian State University, writes Diana Budds for Dwell.
Oct 26, 2011 Dwell
Galina Tachieva's new Sprawl Repair Manual creates a narrative and visual process for making suburbs more sustainable. The book's first chapter is available now online.
Oct 11, 2011 Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments
The Dubai Executive Council has approved the Dubai Urban Development Master Plan 2020, and will establish a 'Supreme Urban Planning Council,' to streamline the process.
Oct 4, 2011 Constuction Week