sustainability

Passive Aggressive: This Bronx, NY Project Breaks Rules, Resets Expectations

Architecture 05.25.21

Passive Aggressive: This Bronx, NY Project Breaks Rules, Resets Expectations

An Ivory Prize-winning portfolio of community development projects disprove conventional wisdom that housing can be either affordable or sustainable, but not both.

Policy 06.02.21

Cities, States Clash Over New Hook Ups To Natural Gas

There is no place for homebuilders to duck and cover in the crossfire between blue dot cities and red state governments over the battle to phase out natural gas in homes.

What's In A Name? Garman Homes Pushes The Envelope

Architecture 04.22.21

What's In A Name? Garman Homes Pushes The Envelope

Vertical construction got underway this month on a house in Chatham Park, N.C., whose name is Barnaby. Here's why.

What Does Elon Musk Have To Do With The Price Of Land In Richmond?

Policy 05.13.21

What Does Elon Musk Have To Do With The Price Of Land In Richmond?

As America's bad-boy, genius, business mogul, innovator makes headlines, other matters -- like land -- are worth exploring too.

Here's Housing Leaders' Big Challenge Amid Rising Tides

Policy 04.20.21

Here's Housing Leaders' Big Challenge Amid Rising Tides

Climate and flood risk tomorrow is one of housing business strategists' hardest, and ultimately, most high-reward opportunities today? Who'll strike first?

The Prez's Gambit: Use $2-Trillion To Upend Zoning Constraints

Policy 04.19.21

The Prez's Gambit: Use $2-Trillion To Upend Zoning Constraints

The White House's $2 trillion infrastructure plan weaves a transformative approach to housing as a solution into its jobs, transportation, water, power, and digital access ecosystem.

Code Rage: When Politics Poisons Policy, Nobody Wins

Policy 03.12.21

Code Rage: When Politics Poisons Policy, Nobody Wins

The International Code Council announced a new "framework" for code development. A dispute intensified. Now what?