Sustainable Office Building To Rise in Toronto's Leaside
The mass timber construction, proximity to transit, and bike room make a proposed Toronto building a model for post-pandemic offices.
It’s Time to Ditch the Concrete and Steel. Wood Is the Construction Material of the Future
A move toward wooden buildings would lead to a host of positive environmental, economic, and livability outcomes.
'New Orleans Saved Itself': Cutting-Edge Community Planning Post-Katrina
Ten years ago, a number of architecture firms went to New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina for a humanitarian "experiment"—rebuilding part of the underserved Lower Ninth Ward as an innovative, LEED Platinum, affordable community.
Affordable Housing with First-Rate Design
Kaid Benfield examines a model 'pocket neighborhood' - Little Rock's Pettaway - which simultaneously improves a declining neighborhood, provides affordable infill housing and applies advanced measures for stormwater control.
Sustainability, Minus the Doom and Gloom
James Way reviews two new books that propose sustainable approaches to architecture that don't dwell in post-oil, post-apocalyptic scenarios to make their point.
Learning From Bug Cities
As architects and planners seek to create sustainable buildings and cities, some scientists suggest looking at the intricate home-building of insects.
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This six-course series explores essential urban design concepts using open source software and equips planners with the tools they need to participate fully in the urban design process.