Is "livability" a reckless extravagance under current economic conditions? Too purely aesthetic? Not practical enough? And what about "sustainability"? It's become the accepted language of many in the political class, as well as enlightened designers and builders. But it's not everybody's language.
This language gap surfaced during the Thursday session "Vision California: Climate Change Metrics and Mandates for Changes."
A cyclist can travel 3.5 miles on the energy of a 350-calorie slice of pizza. A car can go 100 feet.
The spirit of transformational change rolled in on two wheels Wednesday night at the opening plenary of CNU 18 at Atlanta's famed Tabernacle Theater.
2. The specific challenges that we must all address are A) the production of food without petroleum – there were approximately 100 million Americans in 1915 and 21.5 million horses (≅5:1) to help
Although they're still dithering when it comes to fixing Illinois' sinking financial ship, our General Assembly did something right this session: On April 27, 2010, the House passed legislation ado
The housing market is trending ever more dramatically toward smart growth. A look at recent home sales data in the Washington, DC metro area shows how.
Sustainable Urbanism: Urban Design with Nature by Douglas Farr
Cutting-edge research proves street design matters where effective emergency response is concerned, and suburban sprawl patterns harm response