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  • $1.5 Billion in NMTC Awards Announced

    Boston—Thirty-two organizations will receive $1.5 billion in 2008 supplemental New Markets Tax Credits (NMTCs), announced Treasury Department officials today.

  • Anatomy of a Lighting Course

    A novel approach to teaching architecture students the ways of the sun

  • Pop Quiz

    Amy Anthony is president and executive director of Preservation of Affordable Housing, Inc., (POAH) a Boston-based nonprofit organization that rescues and restores some of the nation's most "at risk" rental housing properties.

  • Boston's WGBH LED Screen Gets New Cooling System

    Drivers on the Massachusetts Turnpike heading into Boston likely are familiar with the 30-foot-by-45-foot LED digital screen, part of the highway-facing façade of WGBH's studio complex in Brighton, Mass. 


    KENNETH D. WADE is the CEO of Neighbor- Works America, a national nonprofit that provides financing, technical assistance, and training for community revitalization efforts.

  • Bright Ideas

    In early October, Boston weather begins its precipitous decline into the cold, the gray, and the dark. Most of us resign ourselves to the turn of the seasons, but Lana Nathe, principal of Boston-based Light Insight Design Studio, knew that a little lighting magic could transform the city into a...

  • A Master Legislator

    Barney Frank may be the best friend that the affordable housing industry has ever had in the halls of Congress.

  • Lighting Shines at AIA Convention

    The American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2008 National Convention and Design Exposition, held May 15-17 in Boston, attracted 23,950 registrants and 852 exhibitors, making the 140th convention the third largest to date.

  • Professional Sustainability

  • Trouble-Free Paint Performance

    As a custom painting contractor in the Boston market, Nigel Costolloe has spent a good part of his lifetime studying the way paint works. Paint problems, he says, most commonly point back to the way the house was built, the substrates prepped, or how the paint was applied, rather than to the paint...