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  • Too Strange For Old England?

    A young English couple will have to tear down their unique, quirky straw-bale home, if authorities in Pembrokeshire County have their way.

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  • North Carolina Grapples With Local Design Restrictions

    The North Carolina House of Representatives has approved a bill that would prohibit local governments from using zoning ordinances to regulate building-design elements for single-family homes or duplexes

  • Brown Backlash: Kansas Moves To Prohibit Sustainability

    The Kansas legislature is considering a bill that would prevent state funds from being invested in any “sustainable” project.

  • Super-Efficient Cohousing Community Springs up in Coastal Maine

    Belfast's Ecovillage isn't your typical development — it's an "intentional community" patterned after the cohousing projects of northern Europe.

  • Shine On, Lustron

    These vintage prefabricated steel homes have stood the test of time

  • Merging Biophilic Design with Green Building Standards

    Biophilic design is gaining traction in residental construction as an ancillary component of green building.

  • The Gentrification Dilemma

    Hunter College professor Tom Angotti on how these informal acts of urbanism raise questions about gentrification.

  • Notes on Minor Urbanism

    U of Buffalo associate professor Mark Shepard on how the practice of parkour can guide our view of the city.

  • Growing Market for Parking Lot Design

    As the market for parking lot design grows relentlessly higher, architects search for attractive, multipurpose solutions.