Grand green vision for S.F.’s Parkmerced

January 21, 2008,AEDT

The owners of San Francisco’s Parkmerced want to add nearly 5,700 homes to the World War II-era rental housing complex, an ambitious renovation that could rank as one of the greenest in the country. Over 20 years, the developer says, | Read More

Green light for transit after years of stagnation

January 18, 2008,AEDT

In year-end reviews, writers and pundits on urban affairs often missed a very important transformation that occurred in 2007, one that will have reverberations possibly for generations to come. This change has come in the politics of public transit. Fast | Read More

Museums of art – Kyu Sung Woo

January 18, 2008,AEDT

Kyu Sung Woo Architects, an international architectural practice headquartered in Cambridge, Mass. has designed the new Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art in Overland Park, KS. The museum, home to a significant collection of contemporary artists including: Dana Schutz, Kehinde Wiley, | Read More

Holl to design new arts neighbourhodd at Princeton

January 17, 2008,AEDT

Steven Holl Architects, an award-winning firm with extensive experience in the arts, has been selected to design the initial academic buildings for Princeton University’s new arts and transit neighborhood. The firm, with offices in New York and Beijing, is led | Read More

Improper development spied from sky

January 17, 2008,AEDT

Comparing old and new aerial photographs, state environmental officials last year spotted a suspicious-looking change in the landscape in Methuen, near the Dracut line. In July, they visited a horse stable on Tyler Street and confirmed that the owner had | Read More

Imagine: Rain, rain, stored away

January 17, 2008,AEDT

Savvy designers are helping homeowners collect and reuse storm water rather than see it all wash away. WHILE you watched much-needed showers race down the driveway and spill into street drains two weeks ago, did you perhaps think: How can | Read More

Zaha Hadid wins Michigan State competition

January 16, 2008,AEDT

Zaha Hadid Architects won the competition for Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum Zaha Hadid Architects has been selected as the winner in the design competition for the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University. See the renders | Read More

Minnesota Eco Group proves not only new houses can be green

January 15, 2008,AEDT

Wayzata Minnesota-based environmental organization Live Green, Live Smart announces The Sustainable House™ received Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council™ (USGBC), for the remodeling of a 1948 rambler, located in Minnetonka, Minnesota. The award is the Council’s highest level | Read More

City bursting at the seams?

January 15, 2008,AEDT

Ottawa Developers scorn city claims about residential land supply, while some suggest it’s time to tighten Greenbelt Developers are calling on the city to expand Ottawa’s urban boundary, vehemently disagreeing with “preliminary” estimates that the city has more than 20 | Read More

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