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    Q&A: John D'Amico

    This designer was elected to the City Council of West Hollywood, Calif., in part because of his views on the built environment.

     
  • We're Number One: Fatter Than Our Peers

    When it comes to weight, America is top of the charts. It’s no surprise: we eat the wrong food (and too much of it); we move too little. Could better design help fight obesity?

     
  • We're Number One: Eat Better

    When it comes to weight, America is top of the charts. It’s no surprise: we eat the wrong food (and too much of it); we move too little. Could better design help fight obesity?

     
  • We're Number One: Move Faster

    When it comes to weight, America is top of the charts. It’s no surprise: we eat the wrong food (and too much of it); we move too little. Could better design help fight obesity?

     
  • We're Number One: Design Fit

    When it comes to weight, America is top of the charts. It’s no surprise: we eat the wrong food (and too much of it); we move too little. Could better design help fight obesity?

     
  • We're Number One: Fatter, Year On Year

    When it comes to weight, America is top of the charts. It’s no surprise: we eat the wrong food (and too much of it); we move too little. Could better design help fight obesity?

     
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    Measuring Compliance

    Roger Chang, the director of sustainability at Westlake Reed Leskosky, looks at the path ahead for energy codes, standards, and benchmarking.

     
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    A Desire Named Streetcar

    The nation's oldest transit system has lessons for us about planning for tomorrow.

     
  • Cyan/PDX ? Portland, Ore. ? THA Architecture and GBD Architects ? This 16-story building in downtown Portland is certified LEED Gold. It appeals to Generation Y renters by compensating for small units (many are less than 550 square feet) with attractive communal areas such as a ??living room?? and a park for residents.

    Market-Rate Multifamily

    As the U.S. inches toward economic recovery, the focus on luxury condo towers shifts to market-rate rental apartments.

     
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    Exhibit: Designing Tomorrow

    The National Building Museum hosts an exhibit about the six world's fairs held in the U.S. in the 1930s.