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Sustainable building

Five must-know terms associated with sustainable housing

With all the talk about building more sustainably, here are five terminologies to get you started.
Cyclists on bike lane

Why it’s time cities paid more attention to cycling and walking

How can we make our cities more livable? This post examines cycling and walking as some possible solutions.
Indoor air quality

The dynamics of indoor air quality

This post takes a look at indoor air quality and what compromises it.
Smog in the atmosphere

Threats to environmental air quality

Air pollution levels in some cities are at 'unbearable levels'. This means the quality of air is compromised. This post examines some of the causes and possible solutions.

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

There is an enormous potential for the design and operation of buildings to reduce carbon emissions. Find out how in this post.
Sustainable cities and communities

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

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

Four negatives of mixed-use developments

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

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.