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Cities Around the World Find Energy at Home: From Sun to Sewage

by Pamela Abee-Taulli

Ever stood in the middle of a big city and thought What a lot of energy! You’re right. Any thriving metropolis is teeming with energy – sun beating down; feet and cars bearing down; offal and detritus decomposing; and of... Read article

Designing for Disaster: Building for Global Warming

by Pamela Abee-Taulli

Tornados, Hurricanes, Floods – Oh My! Global weather patterns are changing – no matter what the cause. Record freezes and heat waves, more intense tornados and hurricanes, more severe floods and tsunamis. A complex co... Read article

4 Reasons for Wildlife Crossings and Green Bridges

by Paul Drummond

With the increase of vehicular traffic across the United States, and most other countries, many habitats have or are becoming forever divided, damaged, and broken due to the construction of a road, highway, or interstate... Read article

Washington D.C. South Capitol Street Bridge: Reuse & Transformation

by Paul Drummond

While the term sustainability lingers in the ears of Washington, D.C. locals, true sustainability rarely is as visible as the transformation of the Nation’s most heavily polluted water body, the Anacostia River. Poised a... Read article

How Urban Planners Can Assist in Creating a New Food System

by Nidia Erceg

Food is always on the minds of Americans - and urban planners. Here is how urban planning plays a key role in helping create local community-based food systems through urban design: They use  traditional tools su... Read article

What Will Bring People and Business Back to the Streets?

by Nidia Erceg

With the intention of planting a victory garden for a friend who just beat cancer we rode into the City of Montrose 30 minutes outside of Los Angeles to a nursery. I had my favorite nursery mapped out and I asked my frie... Read article

Los Angeles Approved Low Impact Development (LID) Ordinance

by Nidia Erceg

After over a year, the LID (Low Impact Development) Ordinance has finally made it past the Los Angeles Board of Public Works.  On January 15th, the Board unanimously approved a draft LID ordinance requiring that rainfall... Read article