Thu, Apr 14 2011 at 5:25 PM
From Copenhagen to Manhattan to a reborn city block in Dallas, urbanists have found the same tool works wonders for the reinvigoration of urban neighborhoods: The 'complete street.'
Wed, Apr 13 2011 at 3:39 PM
The heated battle for control of a strip of pavement on a single street in Brooklyn highlights the battlelines in the Bike Lane Wars. Hint: It's not about bikes, it's about entitlement.
Fri, Apr 01 2011 at 8:08 AM
On the outskirts of Abu Dhabi, Emirati gold is being spun into a solar-powered city of the future called Masdar. But the most widely copied model for sustainable urban design is the humble, pedestrian-scale 'complete street' approach.
Wed, Mar 30 2011 at 1:51 PM
Fourteen Connecticut towns duke it out — while engaging citizens — for the title of most energy-efficient in the Neighbor to Neighbor Energy Challenge.
Fri, Mar 18 2011 at 3:31 PM
With more people living in urban areas, cities are looking to sustainable practices for help with environmental, economic and social issues.
Tue, Mar 01 2011 at 9:45 AM
Balance, the second residential phase of Dockside Green in Victoria, B.C., achieves the highest LEED score on record. Well, almost ... it's a tie with Synergy, the first phase of this super-sustainable community.
Wed, Feb 23 2011 at 1:09 PM
Video: Felix Finkbeiner wants a million trees planted in every country in the world.
Wed, Feb 16 2011 at 7:05 PM
The jaw-dropping plans for BOOM, a $2.5 million, 100-acre eco-utopia for the elderly outside of Palm Springs, are revealed. And visiting your grandparents will never be the same again.
Thu, Jan 27 2011 at 8:44 AM
Who doesn’t love to feast their eyes on a spectacular green home? Unfortunately, many are impractical in design or cost. But don't despair: More builders are offering green homes that won’t send you into bankruptcy.
Tue, Jan 11 2011 at 5:15 AM
Catholic communes aren't the best vacation spot for everyone, but if you're serious about solitude and sustainability, the monastic life can be a godsend.