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The Pritzker Prize winner also elaborated on his ‘half a good house’ concept, outlining the five elements — and no more — the state should provide through affordable-housing programmes.
Gregory Scruggs October 19, 2016

Urban designers are helping three major U. S. cities strengthen resilience on everything from floods to food deserts, the American Institute of Architects says.

September 2, 2016

Cities are passing laws that require growth to be upward, taxing unoccupied dwellings and adding buffers to limit expansion, Apolitical reports. 

August 30, 2016
‘The future of sustainable cities has to take into account … a re-belief in planning and an understanding that the market cannot deliver everything,’ says the curator of the ‘Conflicts of an Urban Age’ exhibit, which opened in May.
Alex Ulam July 21, 2016
Yes indeed! It’s being sponsored by sponsored by the Ecuadorian Ministry of Housing and Urban Development and the Ecuadorian College of Architects. Get initial applications in by 24 June.
June 15, 2016

Preservationists are dusting off historic buildings to highlight the city’s rich architectural heritage, NPR reports. 

September 15, 2015

The number of environmentally friendly buildings in China has multiplied by more than 150 times since 2008, Eco-Business reports. 

August 20, 2015

Containers represent an affordable-housing solution to some but a building-code violation to others, KALW reports. 

August 18, 2015

More than half of the world’s tallest buildings are in Asia, where most cities have no choice but to expand upward, Urban Land reports. 

August 14, 2015

The Dutch capital has a knack for reimagining historic properties such as a tram depot and church to save them from demolition, Citinerary reports. 

August 5, 2015
Mayors from around the world are gathering this week at the Vatican, which has quietly put together a record of urban innovation both inside its walls and across Rome.
Simone d'Antonio July 21, 2015

The one-story structure will be the first office building made this way, Reuters reports. 

July 3, 2015

Architects are looking for a new way to recycle the massive ships, Fast Company reports. 

May 25, 2015

The new dormitory space helps Sderot address its shortage of affordable student housing, Jetson Green reports. 

February 3, 2015

The new policy is touted as a way to freshen the city’s air while providing other benefits that include biodiversity and insulation, Sourceable reports.

August 28, 2014

The new capital of South Korea experiments with urban design in the tradition of Brasilia and Canberra, Architect magazine reports.

August 27, 2014

Africa’s architects are using innovative elements such as natural ventilation and local material to overcome limited resources, Future Cape Town reports. 

May 13, 2014

The winning design for a hurricane-proof home in Queens would cost $150,000, reports the New York Daily News.

 

May 1, 2014

Design students in Atlanta see opportunities to transform parking decks into affordable housing for millennials, Fast Company reports.

April 15, 2014
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