Great Expectations: The Power of Empowering the Impoverished
by Michael Jenkins
When you think of tough neighbourhoods and burroughs like the Bronx in New York, or St Ann’s in Nottingham, you don’t necessarily equate them with energy efficient living. If you consider it living at all, it i...
The Alley Flat Initiative: Affordable and Sustainable Design
by Bonnie Rodd
The Alley Flat Initiative is a collaborative project between the Gaudalupe Neighborhood Cooperation, the Austin Community Design and Development Center, and the University of Texas Center for Sustainable Development....
Three S’s to a Sustainable Structure in South Florida
by Jennifer Garcia
The housing industry is rekindling in Florida, giving us the opportunity to re-evaluate our approach to modern housing. Recent technology has brought numerous advances; however, the wisdom and building techniques that on...
A Comparative Look at Austin’s Most Creatively Sustainable Homes
by Bonnie Rodd
KRDB, the architects of the Sol community in East Austin, utilized creative solutions to design homes that address multiple facets of sustainability. Affordability is innate in the Zero-Net Energy homes; the carefully ...
Phoenix Metro Area Plans for Transit Oriented Developments
by James Gardner
Phoenix, Arizona has been making changes from its suburban, single story, sprawling past. The inception of Phoenix’s , light-rail system, METRO, has acted as a catalyst for the proliferation of transit oriented develo...
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