Chicago Finds a Way to Improve...

May 16, 2019 by

Other cities have combined books and subsidized housing, but the outgoing mayor, Rahm Emanuel, has embraced the concept with three striking new projects.

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Designing the Butterfly-Friend...

May 15, 2019 by

With the population of the distinctive species in decline, cities around the U.S. are trying to add monarch-friendly spaces.

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Is Health the new Design Imper...

May 9, 2019 by

Pocket Neighborhood author and community expert Ross Chapin shares his ideas on tomorrow’s community design.

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Studio NAB proposes rebuilding...

May 7, 2019 by

After a devastating blaze consumed the Cathedral of Notre Dame’s wooden roof and iconic central spire, architects around the world have been putting forth their visionary ideas for rebuilding the Parisian landmark.

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Tomorrow’s Healthy Connected C...

Apr 24, 2019 by

Pocket Neighborhood author and community expert Ross Chapin shares his ideas on tomorrow’s community design.

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Tomorrow’s Healthy Connected C...

Apr 16, 2019 by

Yesterday’s neighborhood of homes, fences and dividers is tomorrow’s connected, tech-enabled neighborhood.

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What Termites Can Teach Us Abo...

Mar 27, 2019 by

“We think humans are the best designers, but this is not really true,” a researcher said.

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When L.A. Was Empty: Wide-Open...

Mar 10, 2019 by

[Translate] Nathan Masters   kcet.org February 14, 2013 Share on FacebookShare on TwitterSend EmailMore24Comment Early photographs of...

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An Unthinkable, Inevitable Res...

Dec 3, 2018 by

Resilient design can’t save every human settlement from wildfires, drought, flooding, and other anthropogenic natural disasters. In some cases, we will have to consider retreat.

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NYC plans to cut its biggest s...

Nov 23, 2018 by

New York City, already a relatively sustainable town, could reach new green heights if a certain city lawmaker has his way.

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GO Homes are predesigned, pref...

Aug 31, 2018 by

GO Logic have always designed beautiful homes.

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Won’t you be my neighbor...

Jul 16, 2018 by

[Translate] First Look As Melbourne – like many cities in Asia-Pacific and around the world – continues to grow, services and...

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Century-Old Decisions That Imp...

Jul 5, 2018 by

[Translate] Heard on Weekend Edition Saturday ANYA KAMENETZ   npr.org FacebookTwitter The one-room schoolhouse of Colonial days was a...

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Metro areas can grow and cut e...

Jun 29, 2018 by

[Translate] Samuel Corum / Anadolu Agency / Getty Images metro boomin’ By Greta Jochem    grist.org Cities have a problem:...

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20 things every city can do to...

Jun 23, 2018 by

[Translate]   Benches, trees, multi-modal transportation, and local food are a few of the suggestions in the Center for Active...

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How Much Money Does a Smart Ho...

May 21, 2018 by

[Translate] by Simply Self-Storage What if your home could be programmed to save you money every chance it got? Energy saving smart...

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interview with titan: an emerg...

Apr 30, 2018 by

[Translate] 405 122 67 51 titan is a nantes-based architecture firm led by mathieu barré, françois guinaudeau, and romain pradeau. in...

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Rethinking the Refugee Camp

Dec 27, 2017 by

[Translate] Architects have long been celebrated for their innovative designs for disaster relief housing. But there’s a better...

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Yale Architecture Students Des...

Dec 27, 2017 by

[Translate] 0 2K Affordable Housing The school’s annual first-year design/build project has built 29 houses in the city, and...

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Could This Be the Solution to ...

Dec 3, 2017 by

[Translate] By Liz Posner / AlterNet Photo Credit: Framlab /Mashable Winter is a brutal time for the homeless of America’s cities,...

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Eight Designs that Aim to Alle...

Oct 19, 2017 by

[Translate] Alice Morby    dezeen.com The refugee crisis is one of five topics we will explore as part of Good Design for a Bad...

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Resilient Rebuilding in Puerto...

Oct 5, 2017 by

[Translate] Martin O’Malley   RMI.ORG Reality check. Two of the largest hurricanes in recorded history hit Puerto Rico, the...

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How Local Housing Regulations ...

Sep 6, 2017 by

[Translate] By CHANG-TAI HSIEH and ENRICO MORETTI   NYTIMES Houses fill the landscape near the Bay Bridge in San Francisco. Credit...

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How to Make “Music Cities” in ...

Aug 13, 2017 by

[Translate] The takeaway from this year’s Music Cities Convention was clear: if we want vibrant cities, we must start...

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The Greenhouse of Abundance: H...

Aug 4, 2017 by

[Translate] By Daisy Hunt & Andy Whiteley Co-Founder of Wake Up World Breaking from the conventions of the Victorian Age, the...

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Designing for the Moment Refug...

Aug 1, 2017 by

[Translate] A Seattle architect has created an award-winning guide for refugees navigating day-to-day life in American cities. Audrey...

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A Carbon-Free City Is Being Bu...

Jul 29, 2017 by

[Translate] DENVER — Can a city built from scratch be profitable to developers and enjoyable to residents as it tries to be...

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Using design to protect studen...

Jul 28, 2017 by

[Translate] Kim Slowey   CONSTRUCTIONDIVE.COM Violence has a long history in U.S. schools, with recorded incidences dating back to...

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A Guide to Helping Senior Citi...

Jul 25, 2017 by

[Translate] Introduction Care about a senior citizen in your life? Then make sure his or her home doesn’t become a house of horrors....

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From Jails to “Justice Hubs”: ...

Jul 19, 2017 by

[Translate] Van Alen Institute today released “Justice in Design,” a report that examines how re-designing our jails...

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