Hopes were high for a “who’s greener?” argument between Seattle Mayor McGinn and Portland Mayor Adams at a recent talk. Alas, the mayors played nice.
Middle school kids from Brooklyn turn a spotlight on their neighborhood’s vacant lots.
Mad Men’s Vincent Kartheiser is a successful actor in Los Angeles who doesn’t own a car. He doesn’t drive because he wants to interact with others.
Here’s images of Florida sprawl, much of the development unfinished for lack of buyers, and all of it within a convenient walk of, well, nothing.
In spite of all the toxic crap that permeates it — or more likely because of that toxic crap — the Gowanus has become a focal point for artists, scientists, and urban planners who see it as a grand opportunity.
Seattle architect Jason McLennan created the Living Building Challenge, a standard far more demanding than the widely used LEED standard. Here’s why.
This means we’ve got our backup plan, and there’s no need any more to deal with this thorny global warming problem.