Walkable cities are newly desirable

December 5, 2007,AEST

Caitlin Jones and her fiancé, Evan Oxfeld, grew up in suburbs where getting anywhere worth going required a car. When they started looking for a home together, they wanted something different: walkability. Walkable cities are newly desirable.

Vail Colorado – Green Development

December 5, 2007,AEST

Trygg and other Minturn residents say that they welcome the Ginn Development Co.’s plan to build all of its buildings that are more than 20,000 square feet to green building standards. Vail Colorado-Todays information & news from Vail Daily – | Read More

City may amend Dark Sky Ordinance

December 5, 2007,AEST

Ketchum was the first city in the state of Idaho to adopt regulations to preserve the integrity of the night sky, but city officials are considering amending the city’s Dark Sky Ordinance to provide for more leniency along the Fourth | Read More

$3 Billion Grand Avenue Project Starts Construction

December 4, 2007,AEST

Construction work is underway on The Grand, one of the largest vertically-integrated, mixed-use projects under construction in the nation. The multi-phase 3.6 million square foot development spanning three city blocks will cost an estimated $3 billion to develop. Phase I | Read More

Brad Pitt unveils plans for New Orleans homes

December 4, 2007,AEST

Brad Pitt launched his own regeneration project for Katrina-ravaged New Orleans yesterday, unveiling designs for a range of eco-friendly and flood-proof homes. Pitt, who had ambitions to be an architect if he had not taken up acting, commissioned 13 architectural | Read More

Architect Safdie won’t be drawing up master plan

December 4, 2007,AEST

Moshe Safdie, the world-renowned architect behind Montreal’s Habitat 67, has been squeezed out of drawing up the master plan for the future hospital of the McGill University Health Centre, The Gazette has learned. The MUHC announced with great fanfare in | Read More

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