Sustainable cities and communities

Sustainable cities

Here is why we need to embrace sustainable urban planning

There is the need to put sustainability in the middle of our urban planning efforts. Read on to find out why.

Built environment

Sustainable cities

The built environment as a tool in the climate change fight (i)

The built environment contributes a great deal to the emission of greenhouse gases. This post discusses how the built environment can help reduce carbon emissions.

Mixed use develoment

Sustainable cities

Four negatives of mixed-use developments

This post examines some negatives of improperly planned mixed-use developments. Read on for more.

An integrated design

Sustainable housing

A quick guide to the integrated approach to building design

Did you know the building design process takes on a new approach with the addition of a new design team member? Find out more in this post.