The God Connection
WASHINGTON, D.C. Aplain brick building on the edge of this city’s impoverished Congress Heights neighborhood marks the beginning of a new wave of development here.
Let’s Tell the Housing Story
WASHINGTON, D.C. - As I write this, Sen.
Advocates Get Behind HUD Nominee
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Housing advocates are ready to think well of Steve Preston, the new nominee for secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
The lighting schemes for three commemorative structures in the Washington, D.C., area
Rooting Out Jackson's Legacy
WASHINGTON, D.C. —I did not celebrate when Alphonso Jackson resigned as secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on March 31.
Failure of Leadership
WASHINGTON, D.C. — While pitcher Roger Clemens was testifying at a circus of a congressional hearing a few weeks ago, House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank was just down the hall, working away with a handful of other legislators at a hearing on how to modernize the Community...
Good Redesign Makes Old Buildings Safer
Gibson Plaza has a crime problem. The 217 family apartments in Washington, D.C., seem plagued by violence.
IALD's DC Chapter Hosts Happy Hour
The IALD's Washington, D.C., chapter is hosting a social happy hour on Thursday, April 3, 2008 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at Illuminations in Georgetown, located at 3323 Cady's Alley. As a special feature, local student-designed lighting fixtures will be displayed, and the students will be on...
Going Where the Jobs Are
Washington, D.C.—It used to be a neighborhood of seedy nightclubs and old warehouses, but D.C.’s powerful real estate market has made the land around the planned baseball stadium for the Washington Nationals, just south of the Capitol, into a massive development site.
Corcoran Student Wins Lighting Competition
A competition organized by Corcoran College of Art and Design instructor Andrea Hartranft, senior associate with C.M. Kling & Associates in Alexandria, Va., for her fall 2007 lighting design class has yielded dividends for the student whose design was selected as the winner—Amanpreet Birgisson.