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Development

  • AIA Announces 2011 Institute Honor Awards

    The AIA has named the winners of the 2011 Institute Honor Awards for architecture, interior architecture, and urban and regional design, and the Twenty-Five Year Award winner.

     
  • Find Your Inner Scientist: James Freihaut

    The technical director of Penn State's federally funded Energy Innovation Hub describes its research into energy efficiency.

     
  • Chimpanzees on LSD

    The recent Amendment 4 on the ballot in Florida highlights the problems faced when trying to reform the development process.

     
  • The Pit That Swallowed a City

    When a town in Sweden began crumbling into a giant crater, the local authorities took action—by convening a global design summit.

     
  • Fourth Annual R+D Awards

    This year's jury selected 11 winners—ranging from sustainable housing to steam-bending and rubber sinks—based on a combination of performance, aesthetics, and progressive thinking.

     
  • Brave New Codes

    Promoted by New Urbanists, form-based codes are gaining in popularity around the country. What do they mean for architects?

     
  • Wilmington, Del.

    Home to many financial companies, Wilmington has been hit particularly hard by the recession. But local architects aren't completely without hope.

     
  • Green Horizons for Savvy Cities

    Simple steps create an effective green building program.

     
  • Taking the Lead In Government Relationships

    Lucia Athens, former manager of the City of Seattle Green Building Program, explains how architects and designers can foster relationships with their local governments to promote sustainable building.

     
  • Scaling Up

    Two industry leaders examine the barriers to district-wide sustainability and how eco-districts are creating developments where the grass--and homes, buildings, and infrastructure--are greener.

     
 
 
 

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