Klyde Warren Park Wins Open Sp...

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[Translate] 10/22/2014 by Jared Green   THE DIRT   Klyde Warren Park in Dallas, Texas, won the Urban Land Institute’s 2014 Open Space...

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Bosco Verticale is Italian for...

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[Translate] Forgemind ArchiMedia Breathing Buildings By Sam Bliss   GRIST This just in: We no longer have to choose between living in...

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Place for Protest

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[Translate] Paris’s historic center for dissent, Place de la République, gets an expansion and an update. Veronique Vienne ...

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The emptying of New York City

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[Translate] Nearly 1 million fewer people live in Manhattan now than a century ago. One reason: It got richer Henry Grabar  SALON.COM...

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Student’s “biggish...

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[Translate] Kimberley Mok (@kimberleymok)   TREEHUGGER Design / Tiny Houses © Living Big In A Tiny House From modernist off-grid...

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Green roofs are changing archi...

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[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter)    TREEHUGGER Design / Green Architecture © Daici Ano via Designboom Roofs used to be those...

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Leadership, Innovation and the...

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[Translate] Project Journal TEDx Video – by Robert on October 17th, 2014 No Comments Dear Friends and Partners of the Green Idea...

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X Marks the Spot for the 11th ...

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[Translate] 10/16/2014 by Jared Green   THE DIRT Landscape architecture firm OLIN and architecture firm OMA were announced as the...

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Pop Up Apartment Defies Expect...

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[Translate] David Friedlander   LIFE EDITED Architecture File this Dutch-university-student-designed Pop.up Apartment under the...

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A look at the first of Philipp...

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[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter)  TREEHUGGER Design / Modular Design © Starck with RIKO via Designboom When Slovenian prefabber...

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How one building is changing t...

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[Translate] By Greg Hanscom  GRIST It used to be that the Bullitt Foundation “saved the planet” the old-fashioned way, putting its...

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Line Ramstad’s Democracy Throu...

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[Translate] 10/13/2014 by The Dirt Contributor “Do no harm.” These are the words echoed again and again by Line Ramstad, the...

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Today, “Made in Detroit” is a ...

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[Translate] Sean Davis By Heather Smith  GRIST I am never going to leave this building. This day began with a promise of a tour of...

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Shared urban micro-shelter is ...

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[Translate] Kimberley Mok (@kimberleymok)   TREEHUGGER Design / Green Architecture © Malka Architecture In many cities, residual...

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Tiny House, Big City

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[Translate] David Friedlander Architecture Tiny Houses, as popularized in the news, are typically trailer-mounted and set up either...

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Simple Stories for Complicated...

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[Translate] David Friedlander Behavior Like many evangelists, Scott Edwards was once a heathen. In this case, his heathen ways...

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Some interesting entries in th...

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[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter)   TREEHUGGER Design / Sustainable Product Design © Alex Langensiepen The Create the Future...

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Introducing the Landscape Arch...

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[Translate] 10/07/2014 by The Dirt Contributor Portland, Oregon, is more than a trendy place to visit—it has long been ahead of the...

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I converted my home to 100% LE...

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[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter)   treehugger Design / Interior Design CC BY 2.0 George Nelson Bubble Lamp with Hue LED bulbs/...

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In the cities of the future, s...

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[Translate] MGA By Liz Core  GRIST If you live in a city, it’s high time to start making room, people. World population is over 7...

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Across the US, Cities Struggle...

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[Translate] by Sena Christian –  EARTH ISLAND JOURNAL Widespread interest in urban agriculture is forcing local authorities to...

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Scaling Down – One Coupl...

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The High Line’s Last Sec...

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[Translate] The METROPOLIS Blog Anthony Paletta   METROPOLIS View looking west along one of the Rail Track Walks. All images © Iwan...

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How to Combat Gentrification

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[Translate] 10/01/2014 by Jared Green   THE DIRT Equitable urban revitalization means new development doesn’t displace existing...

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Is this truly a maintenance-fr...

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[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter)   TREEHUGGER Design / Green Architecture © Jesper Ray Reldania Byg is one very strange heritage...

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ASLA Announces 2014 Profession...

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[Translate] 09/29/2014 by The Dirt Contributor The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) announces the winners of the 2014...

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School is designed around roof...

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[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter)   TREEHUGER DESIGN, URBAN DESIGN © Yu Xu The great architect Louis Sullivan wrote: Whether it...

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Spiral stair is sleek and R...

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[Translate] Lloyd Alter (@lloydalter)  TREEHUGGER Design / Interior Design © Risa Mayer Every year I ask my students at Ryerson...

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Along Norway’s Tourist Route, ...

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[Translate] 09/26/2014 by The Dirt Contributor Regardless of how beautiful or strange a landscape is, we’ve all done it. After the...

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Is Urban Revitalization Withou...

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[Translate] 09/26/2014 by Jared Green   THE DIRT Cities are the place to be these days, which means big changes for the historic...

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