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It’s interesting to me how misconceived green infrastructure and stormwater management are by both the general public and educated community planners. Implementation of Low Impact Development has lagged in communities because of a lack of...

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Every two years since 2004, the International Highrise Award (IHA) has been awarded to the world’s most innovative highrise design. This past November, the prestigious international award was bestowed again for the 6th time in...

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Sustainable design is not a fad, and it’s not really even a trend. In fact by its very definition its intention is to last longer and continually deliver benefits to its surrounding environment. With the...

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Although many consider growing up an only child to be negative, it has really shaped who I am today and, for that, I am thankful. My childhood expanded my imagination to impossible limits. It has...

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Urban Leadership In order to build better cities we must establish a culture of social responsibility among our urban leaders. This foundation of balance between our economy and our ecosystem will shape how our cities...

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Ecological structures have evolved to where they are today based on our understanding of construction materials and technological growth. This type of sustainable architecture is as of recently becoming widely accepted within the world of design...

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In 1920, the reputed architect developed  the as the pillars of modern architecture style. One important concept within it has been gaining more attention in recent years: rooftop gardens. According to Le Corbusier, roof gardens are an...

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We have come a long way in our image of sustainable development, but we are often left at odds when agreeing to how ecological construction is defined. For example, the Commerzbank in Frankfurt and the...

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In light of what would have been architect, Paolo Soleri‘s 95th birthday on June 21, we celebrate his extraordinary efforts in architecture to create a sustainable urban community. Although Soleri passed away last April, he...

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Imagine a city where the concrete jungle fades into a natural, abundant environment. Sound too far fetched? Frank Lloyd Wright didn’t think so and neither does Eric Corey Freed. Wright saw design elements as symbiotic...

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