Mon, Mar 12 2012 at 9:00 AM
As Make It Right passes the halfway mark with 76 affordable green homes built in New Orleans, the foundation throws a fundraising fête to help ensure that the remaining 74 are completed by the end of 2013.
Wed, Mar 07 2012 at 8:00 PM
Taking Seattle's P-Patch concept to dizzying, permaculture-tastic new heights, a 7-acre plot of unused land in the middle of the city will be transformed into the nation's largest 'food forest.'
Mon, Mar 05 2012 at 12:44 PM
Conceived for the MoMA exhibit 'Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream,' the Nature-City development in Oregon is a response to the question: 'What if we could live sustainably and close to nature?'
Fri, Mar 02 2012 at 5:28 PM
Project that some thought too expensive when it was proposed has won converts by clearing up blighted areas and bringing in economic development.
Thu, Mar 01 2012 at 1:52 PM
The city of Groane was never formally planned, but looking at historical records, scientists think that they can form a mathematical model to predict growth.
Wed, Feb 08 2012 at 12:06 PM
From train tracks as urban gardens to bus stops as art installations, here are five exciting ways cities around the world are making transit awesome now.
Tue, Jan 24 2012 at 3:30 PM
The low-carbon city is designed to ultimately house 40,000 people, offering transport by electric vehicle and a range of other green energy projects.
Fri, Dec 09 2011 at 11:07 AM
Half the world now lives in cities, and by midcentury 75 percent of us will be urbanites. To make those cities sustainable, look to the 2012 TED Prize and a fascinating new documentary called Urbanized.
Fri, Dec 02 2011 at 10:28 AM
Nothing turns a lively street into a wasteland quite like a big bank on the corner. But unlike many financial woes, there's a quick, easy, sustainable fix for this one: Just turn the storefront into a coffee shop. Seriously.
Tue, Nov 15 2011 at 8:00 AM
In addition to doing the deed itself (or pledging to do it more actively) on America Recycles Day, take a look back at 25 standout stories from the past year on the always fascinating topic of waste diversion.