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    As freeways become wider and wider, Americans are becoming more unhealthy.

  • Walter Cronkite School of Journalism

    The new Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University's Phoenix campus adds 223,000 square feet of classrooms, studios, and meeting space to the campus.

  • No More Surprises

    Profiteers in the home building industry have left the U.S. holding a steaming bag full of unsustainable communities.

  • We Don't Need More Housing, We Need Smarter Housing

    The NAHB says the best way to kick-start the economy is to build more housing. But we've already got enough right now. Instead, let's make development a smarter, more-sustainable business.

  • AIA Announces Upjohn Initiative Recipients

    Four applied-research projects have been awarded a grant by the AIA Upjohn Research Initiative, which provides base funds for research that advances professional architectural knowledge and practice.

  • Juliet Rice Wichman Botanical Research Center

    Dean Sakamoto Architects designed the research center at the National Tropical Botanical Garden to be both hurricane-resistant and the first LEED building on Kauai.

  • Buckeye, Next 6 Exits

    Between 2000 and 2006, Arizona's Maricopa county gained nearly 700,000 new residents, making it the fastest-growing county in the united states. Its fastest-growing town, once a faded highway pit stop, is now a 25,000-person phoenix exurb—that could swell

  • The Science and Art of Light

    Architecture today often is praised for its tectonics, floating volumes, and sensational, gravity-defying stunts of “starchitecture.” Yet, very so often there is a building that inspires descriptions of the sublime, the experiential, and the power of light and architecture to transcend our...

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    Director of Facilities Design and Construction, University of Arizona

  • Tucson, Ariz.

    The Sonoran Desert city of Tucson is more than sunshine and golf. There's a top university and an emerging high-tech industry, too.