Housing & urban design
Developer shrugs off recession, plots all-solar Fla. city
Is America's love affair with the "exburbs" over?
Sustainability a growing movement at colleges, universities across Canada
In the early stages of distress, appeals to the "common good" or "cooperative engagement" may be met warmly and enthusiastically by townspeople. However, there are predictable changes as hardship, deprivation and even violence escalates, which impacts on this spirit of altruism.
The End of the Roads
Go Out and Play With the City: Matt Jones's Demon-Haunted World
Vacancies at U.S. Retail Centers Hit 10-Year High, Reis Says
Tollway Investment Woes in Brisbane, Australia
Straw + Simplicity = Quake Resistance
Dutch Have Safest Cycling Streets
Distance from grocery store determines weight: Study
James Howard Kunstler: Investing In Infrastructure For An Age Of Scarcity
Mostly conceived by international architects, China’s eco-cities were intended to be models of green urban design. But the planning was done with little awareness of how local people lived, and the much-touted projects have largely been scrapped.
Shrinking airlines park more planes in the desert
Italian students give up wheels for their own two feet
Too many cars, and they’re not on the road
The American cars Obama wants
Portland, Portland style: touring by bicycle
Which Is Greener: A New Building, Or An Old One?
In the Exurbs, the American Dream Is Up for Rent
Concrete Is Remixed With Environment in Mind
Forget green roofs - this whole building lives
The reinvention of the trailer park
The RV: Going the way of the dinosaur?
Smaller, energy-efficient homes popular: Canada survey
Future Scenarios serves as a good introduction to the concept of future energy descent/climate change scenarios.
Strengthening Rural-Urban Connections
Artists, Foreclosures and the Ruins of the Unsustainable
City dwellers have smaller carbon footprints, study finds
Earthship's Michael Reynolds on the Colbert Report