The Climate Is Changing. So Mu...

Oct 17, 2017 by

[Translate] Carbon dioxide causes global warming. Buildings emit almost half of the carbon dioxide in the U.S. That has to stop. By...

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‘Norman said the preside...

Oct 17, 2017 by

[Translate] Architects have a thing for strong men, and the big global practices – from Norman Foster to Zaha Hadid – have piled in...

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Life after Harvey and Irma: Ho...

Oct 7, 2017 by

[Translate] 09/20/2017ASLA Blue Ribbon Panel1 Comment ASLA 2014 Professional General Design Honor Award. Hunter’s Point South,...

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Green Infrastructure through t...

Oct 7, 2017 by

[Translate] The Dirt Contributor Before. ASLA 2012 Professional General Design Award or Excellence. “Green Sponge” for a...

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Resilient Rebuilding in Puerto...

Oct 5, 2017 by

[Translate] Martin O’Malley   RMI.ORG Reality check. Two of the largest hurricanes in recorded history hit Puerto Rico, the...

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Key housing projects by 2018 R...

Oct 1, 2017 by

[Translate] Dezeen Magazine Jessica Mairs Lauded as a “pioneer of quality public housing”, the 2018 Royal Gold Medallist...

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How Engineering Earthquake-Pro...

Sep 28, 2017 by

[Translate] Hard Science by Alexandra Ossola   FUTURISM.COM Getty Images Built-In Damage Prevention On September 20, a massive 7.1...

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Nothing Can Replace the Bodega

Sep 14, 2017 by

[Translate] By ADAM CHANDLER   NYTIMES Photo A group of friends playing dominoes outside a bodega in Washington Heights. Credit...

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Is There a Silver Lining in th...

Sep 11, 2017 by

[Translate]  BY Alex Wilson   RESILIENTDESIGN.ORG Hurricane Irma as a Category 5 storm, passing over Cuba on September 9th as it...

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How Local Housing Regulations ...

Sep 6, 2017 by

[Translate] By CHANG-TAI HSIEH and ENRICO MORETTI   NYTIMES Houses fill the landscape near the Bay Bridge in San Francisco. Credit...

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Brooks + Scarpa’s The Six Rais...

Sep 5, 2017 by

[Translate] A new veteran-focused housing development seeks to offer a more sensitive salve to Los Angeles’s growing homelessness...

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Why Can’t We Get Cities Right?...

Sep 4, 2017 by

[Translate] Paul Krugman    NYTIMES Photo The highways in Houston were empty last Tuesday after the city was inundated with...

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Houston’s flooding shows what ...

Aug 30, 2017 by

[Translate] WET LAND NEEDS WETLANDS Share Written by Ana Campoy David Yanofsky   QZ.COM August 29, 2017 Since Houston, Texas was...

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Earthships: 100% Sustainable, ...

Aug 18, 2017 by

[Translate] Environment Grow your own food, produce your own energy and reduce your carbon footprint in an Earthship home. By...

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Landscape Architecture in the ...

Aug 16, 2017 by

[Translate] J.R. Taylor   DIRT.ASLA.ORG Approaching the Japanese Garden Cultural Village / Jeremy Bittermann Portland Japanese Garden...

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A Village for Thought Leaders ...

Aug 15, 2017 by

[Translate] A visionary organization has purchased a mountain in Utah and is designing a ground-up public town that they hope will...

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How to Make “Music Cities” in ...

Aug 13, 2017 by

[Translate] The takeaway from this year’s Music Cities Convention was clear: if we want vibrant cities, we must start...

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The Greenhouse of Abundance: H...

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[Translate] By Daisy Hunt & Andy Whiteley Co-Founder of Wake Up World Breaking from the conventions of the Victorian Age, the...

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Designing for the Moment Refug...

Aug 1, 2017 by

[Translate] A Seattle architect has created an award-winning guide for refugees navigating day-to-day life in American cities. Audrey...

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What If…We Could Save Our Coas...

Jul 29, 2017 by

[Translate] F.R.E.D, an award-winning rethinking of a coastal community in New York City, respond to nature’s ebb and flow—not...

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A Carbon-Free City Is Being Bu...

Jul 29, 2017 by

[Translate] DENVER — Can a city built from scratch be profitable to developers and enjoyable to residents as it tries to be...

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Using design to protect studen...

Jul 28, 2017 by

[Translate] Feature Author Kim Slowey   CONSTRUCTIONDIVE.COM Violence has a long history in U.S. schools, with recorded...

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A Guide to Helping Senior Citi...

Jul 25, 2017 by

[Translate] Introduction Care about a senior citizen in your life? Then make sure his or her home doesn’t become a house of horrors....

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From Jails to “Justice Hubs”: ...

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[Translate] Van Alen Institute today released “Justice in Design,” a report that examines how re-designing our jails...

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GrowNYC’s New Center Brings Su...

Jul 19, 2017 by

[Translate] Farmhouse, a new profit-generating event space designed by Oregon-born environmental architect Thomas Kosbau, highlights...

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How Tiny Homes Could Spur Affo...

Jul 18, 2017 by

[Translate] There’s a growing movement to downsize living, but is America ready for a nation of micro-houses? By Lorraine Chow...

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Landscape Architecture in the ...

Jul 17, 2017 by

Shades of Green’s 630-square-foot Pacific Heights rooftop garden

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Nuns build open-air chapel to ...

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[Translate] Battles against fossil fuel pipelines aren’t limited to North Dakota. In Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, a group of...

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Amazing low-cost, off-grid Lif...

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[Translate] by Lacy Cooke   INHABITAT View Slideshow This amazing home by Lifehaus blends low-cost off-grid appeal with with holistic...

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These Transparent, Solar Power...

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[Translate] Earth & Energy by nbcmach  FUTURISM.COM Physee Energy-Neutral A tech startup on a mission to make modern commercial...

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