Two projects — zHome in Issaquah, Washington, in the Seattle area, and DPR Construction Headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona — recently earned Net Zero Energy Building (NZEB) certification from the International Living Future Institute (ILFI).
John Norquist is the president of The Congress for the New Urbanism, which promotes walkable, mixed-use neighborhoods, sustainable communities, and healthier living conditions. Norquist explains the surprising upside of traffic congestion.
As more Latinos settle into the suburbs, they bring a different cultural understanding of the purpose of our city streets. Learn how the Latin American approach to street life is redefining "curb appeal."
A husband-and-wife design team in Denver use salvaged items and found materials to create intricate interiors that belie their humble origins. Randy Rushton and Sabin Aell discuss their craft, their belief in collaboration, and the way they "exploit fun."
How do cities become more resilient in the face of severe weather events? As natural disasters impose increasing levels of risk, how city planners, architects, and builders manage that risk is of critical importance.