INFOGRAPHIC: LOOKING BACK AT C...

Aug 28, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] <d Ten years ago Hurricane Katrina made landfall in New Orleans, Louisiana. On August 29, 2005, the force of this...

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MEXICO CITY’S AMBITIOUS ...

Aug 28, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] THE DIRT    by Jared Green Mexico City, one of the world’s great megalopolises, with more than 20 million people, is...

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BEAUTY REDEEMED – DESIGN...

Aug 25, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] THE DIRT  by Yoshi Silverstein Gas Works Park in Seattle. Landscape Park Duisburg-Nord in Germany. Ariel Sharon (Mount...

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IT’S DE BLASIO AND BRATT...

Aug 24, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]   by Stephen Miller   STREETS BLOG, NEW YORK CITY Let’s start with some basic facts: Most people like Times Square...

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BRAD PITT’S ‘MAKE ...

Aug 23, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Charley Cameron, INHABITAT Make it Right, the non-profit founded by Brad Pitt to provide sustainable housing in New...

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ECOVILLAGE SURVIVES AS A HAVEN...

Aug 22, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]   By Christy Rodgers, Upside Down World | Report A building within the “ecovillage” of Huehuecoyotl in...

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THIS JAW-DROPPING RESORT IS 10...

Aug 22, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] INHABITAT The project’s solar panels, which are treated as a design element, generate around a megawatt of energy per day...

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LONDON’S SKY POOL WILL L...

Aug 22, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] By James Vincent  THE VERGE (Ballymore Group)   Developers in London are building what they claim is the world’s...

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Cleveland: A Sustainable City ...

Aug 22, 2015 Posted by

Cleveland is home to more than 1.6 million people…

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WHAT KIND OF DESIGN TRIGGERS H...

Aug 21, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Nikos A. Salingaros  METROPOLIS MAGAZINE Figure 6. Biophilic design is better for both architect and user, because the...

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MODERN ARCHITECTURE TELLS AN I...

Aug 21, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Nikos A. Salingaros  METROPOLIS MAGAZINE Figure 8. Philip Johnson’s Glass House moved to a parking lot has no biophilic...

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HOW SUBURBAN SPRAWL CAUSES SEG...

Aug 20, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Shutterstock By Ben Adler   GRIST As any sharp sociology major could tell you, a lot of the problems we associate with...

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HOW CAN WE GET TREES TO COMMUN...

Aug 19, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] THE DIRT         by Liz Camuti The science is increasingly clear: trees are central to healthy, livable cities. New...

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LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS: GET YOUR...

Aug 16, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] THE DIRT by J.R. Taylor Founded in 2005 by landscape architect John Bela, ASLA, a founding principal of Rebar, PARK(ing)...

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NATURE: THE SAVIOR OF CITIES?

Aug 15, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] THE DIRT   by Yoshi Silverstein In my first year studying for a landscape architecture degree, our textbook for a course...

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LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE IN THE ...

Aug 15, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] THE DIRT  by J.R. Taylor Red Rocks, Conservation Corps Camp Named National Historic Landmark – The Denver Post, 8/4/15...

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America’s First Hemp House Pul...

Aug 14, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] This beautiful eco-friendly home only costs $133 per square foot to build. By Amanda Froelich / True Activist   VIA...

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Q&A: JAN GEHL ON MAKING C...

Aug 12, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] METROPOLIS MAGAZINE Celebrated architect-planner Jan Gehl has worked with the Copenhagen city council to improve the...

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Eko Atlantic – Climate C...

Aug 11, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by John Crappe for Holy $h*tters   via DAILY KOS Eko Atlantic, being built just off Lagos along Nigeria’s Coast and...

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Frogs Kept Jumping Into Her Ba...

Aug 11, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] The Tyee  |  By Chantal Strand THE HUFFINGTON POST   Twelve years ago, Alexis Friesen discovered that her backyard pool...

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LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE IN THE ...

Aug 8, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] THE DIRT by J.R. Taylor In Seattle, Framing Mount Rainier – The Huffington Post, 7/16/15 “Gustafson Guthrie Nichol was...

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BALANCING OLD AND NEW ON ALEXA...

Aug 8, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] THE DIRT by Liz Camuti A new master plan for Old Town, the historic center of Alexandria, Virginia, just a few miles from...

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IN DEFENSE OF DENSITY: RETHINK...

Aug 8, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by The Dirt Contributor What makes a strong community? If you’ve read Jane Jacobs, an image immediately comes to mind:...

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COWORKING SPACES COMBAT THE WO...

Aug 5, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Tamy Cozier  METROPOLIS MAGAZINE Located at 80 Maiden Lane in Lower Manhattan, the Freelancers Union Halll is a coworking...

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RETIREMENT REBOOT

Aug 1, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Architect and urban studies expert Deane Simpson discusses aging in place and rethinking senior citizen communities....

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PARASITIC POD HOMES ATTACH TO ...

Aug 1, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Tafline Laylin, INHABITAT Since 2010, the number of homeless people “sleeping rough” on the streets of London has...

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COLOSSAL GREEN VALUE FARM FLUO...

Aug 1, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] INHABITAT     <p>Your browser does not support iframes.</p> The colossal 2,100 square meter factory has...

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Jul 29, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] David Friedlander  LIFE EDITED Architecture Anyone Up for a Trip to Iceland? A reader sent me this Airbnb listing...

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THIS SKYSCRAPER OF THE FUTURE ...

Jul 29, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]   Basically, a true secret garden for the 21st century. Priscilla Frank Arts Writer, The Huffington Post   “I...

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PROBLEM SOLVING ARCHITECTS GIV...

Jul 28, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] INHABITAT     <p>Your browser does not support iframes.</p> The ground floor of the apartment spans 40 square...

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