January 10, 2013
This native Brazilian is working to ensure that tropical hardwoods are harvested sustainably, guaranteeing their availability for years to come.
November 8, 2012
By setting minimum standards for design and construction, building codes protect public safety while establishing uniformity in construction methods and materials. Regulations governing building have existed in the United States…
In a conversation with the Green Architects, this professor talks about why architects and engineers just don’t get it
October 4, 2012
The pioneer of “unfitted” design reflects on why the kitchen has become the most important room in the house.
September 6, 2012
What led you to prefab design? The bottom-line reason was my frustration that as an architectural designer, I could only control the design. I wanted to control how my designs…
July 12, 2012
Bringing historic houses back to their prime is just one challenge for this National Park Service preservationist.
May 17, 2012
As construction manager for e-co lab, this builder is helping to lead the way for Passive House in the U.S.
April 26, 2012
The founder of Architecture for Humanity is working to improve lives through socially conscious design
March 8, 2012
In a career spanning more than three decades, he’s captured houses at their best—and sometimes worst.
January 19, 2012
The chief of CB/USA is working to organize the nation’s largest co-op for independent builders.
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