June 9, 2008
The cost of demolition and disposal of buildings is not inconsequential
May 14, 2008
Passive survivability is a life-safety issue. How long could you live in your house without power or fuel?
April 17, 2008
Resourceful homeowners apply Duo Dickinson's "10 steps to reduce an architect's fees" to rebuild the home they lost in a fire
April 16, 2008
Proven ways to save the design team’s time and your money
LEED for Homes is a new, comprehensive national certification program for green, energy-efficient homes. Builders who’ve tried it like it, but will it change the way houses are built?
Federal and state incentive programs make rehabilitating durable old buildings cost-effective
How much higher do energy costs have to rise before people will pay a premium for a house that is LEED-certified?
January 17, 2008
Former secretary of the Deptartment of Housing and Urban Development Henry Cisneros predicts an urban renaissance
July 1, 2007
Home ownership has its obvious benefits, but should it fall on taxpayers to uphold them?
David Eisenberg discusses the impacts of construction and development on the environment. Some of his examples will surprise you.
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