The Biggest Mies Collection

December 22, 2007,AEDT

On the edge of downtown Detroit, just east of the Chrysler Freeway and not far from Detroit’s still-troubled neighborhoods, lies Lafayette Park, one of the nation’s most beautiful — and most obscure — residential developments. Composed of three sections — | Read More

Pier park is really out there – NJ.com

December 22, 2007,AEDT

The city celebrated the start of construction of its Pier C Park yesterday with a symbolic groundbreaking near the Hudson River’s edge. The kidney-shaped, 2-acre park is anchored to land by a narrow pier on one end and a meandering | Read More

Hyde Park Plan Clears Hurdle

December 21, 2007,AEDT

The Tampa City Council voted 4-2 on Thursday to rezone the 20-year-old outdoor shopping complex for a $100 million makeover that includes condominium towers and stores. “This is the only true urban village in the city,” said Councilman Charlie Miranda, | Read More

1,000-home Hawaii subdivision planned

December 19, 2007,AEDT

A California partnership is moving ahead with plans to develop a nearly 1,000-home subdivision in south-central Maui despite opposition from the County Department of Planning and some nearby residents. Ma’alaea Properties LLC recently filed a draft environmental impact statement for | Read More

Gray water recycling gains momentum: Is it safe?

December 19, 2007,AEDT

That’s why, especially in the midst of a drought, some Atlantans cringe at the thought of flushing it down the commode. “Putting drinking water down our toilets doesn’t make sense,” said Danny Feig-Sandoval. The Atlanta contractor is among a handful | Read More

Cities cultivate 2 types of green

December 18, 2007,AEDT

Squatting on the roof of a row house with a panoramic view of the sewage plants and warehouses that surround the South Bronx, James Wells sounds like a tree-hugger. He photographs the progress of seedlings he planted on the roof, | Read More

Surprise from the streets: Art!

December 18, 2007,AEDT

Shards of glass arranged randomly on a wooden utility pole. A jaunty human body carved out of a dead tree, wearing a tire as a hat. Ceramic benches in a vacant lot. The face of an elf painted on the | Read More

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