Nov 4, 2015

A combination of traditional gray and natural green infrastructure can mitigate some of cities' biggest challenges such as urban heat, poor air quality and stormwater management.


Oct 27, 2015

When it comes to infill development - encouraged by the city and province to reduce urban sprawl - trees are sitting ducks and Ottawa's urban tree conservation bylaw is basically useless.


Oct 27, 2015

Urban sprawl. “Dublin is a place where, by and large, we tend to build buildings that are seven or eight storeys high. What we want to avoid is urban sprawl and so what needs to happen is that we build beautiful buildings that are maybe 20 to 30 ...


Oct 27, 2015

Low density urban sprawl is considered a precursor to health challenges associated with the increasingly sedentary lifestyles.


Oct 27, 2015

A construction site in Palangkaraya, one of the cities worst-hit by haze in central Kalimantan province. The Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development includes discussions on responsible forestry and agriculture.PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE- ...


Oct 22, 2015

He said the development is an example of "smart growth," a planning approach that favors walkable and bikeable communities over urban sprawl. Yes, people will still need to traverse the Lehigh Valley by car. But the site itself will make use of ...


Oct 22, 2015

The "fun" narrative is alluring but we also need to reflect upon the historical realities responsible for the urban sprawl and depletion of water resources that occurred during Tucson's so-called "golden age." There is also a balkanization or ...


Oct 12, 2015

It is now well established that, in an age where increasingly more people live in cities than in rural areas, squeezing in a higher population per square kilometre is preferable to urban sprawl for a number of reasons. This principle is highlighted by ...


Oct 12, 2015

To create a framework for sustainable development beyond 2015, the United Nations recently announced a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as the Global Goals. Broader in scope than a preceding set of Millennium Development ...


Oct 12, 2015

Our state Legislature and national Congress have already determined by memorandums of understanding and public land ordinances that urban sprawl entails “the spontaneous and sporadic development of communities that leads to highly dense, populated ...



A Mill(ion) Dollar Opportunity

The Bates of Maine Woolen Mill, a former industrial anchor in the city of Lewiston (pop.36, 500) in western Maine, has been transformed into a modern and bustling economic hub following years of city, state, federal, non-profit, private involvement and funding

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Awards

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The former General Motors Indianapolis Stamping Plant property presented a unique, 103-acreurban redevelopment opportunity ...

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Michigan developers now can collect some of the taxes generated by businesses on brownfield sites upon which they're building ...

Innovative Florida environmental site cleanup and Brownfield programs received a boost as the 2017 regular session of the Florida Legislature concluded ...

Green Bay, Wis. redevelopment efforts are getting a big boost with a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency ...