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Microretail? Tiny shops? Sometimes They're Like Sterling Silver in a Sandwich
Urban Planning Consultant
In this neighborhood, every square foot is valuable. Literally. And this specialty retailer, with locations reserved to a few other high-fashion hubs (Paris, Milan, Tokyo), has decided microretail is all it needs in Manhattan.
10 Years After Katrina -- A Roadmap to a More Resilient Gulf Coast
Executive Director, Architects Foundation
On the eve of the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and as direct participants in its aftermath and recovery, it's important to look back and chronicle the lessons the country has learned -- and how much it has yet to understand about how to recover from such disasters.
Buddy Holly's Hometown Unlikely Pioneer With Lightning and 'CSST' Fuel Gas Solution
Publisher, National Courts Monitor
Pas de deux: A Collaboration of Designer and Contractor--What They Do and How They Work Together!
Interior designer/decorator and founder of Gail Green Interior...
So, you've just purchased the apartment next door and you want to combine the two spaces into a larger simplex. You can imagine the space, but you're not sure what all will go into it, and you want to make sure the two spaces flow together smoothly. But how do you get started?
Stronger Building Codes Can Help Communities Thrive Again After a Disaster
Director of Communications, Portland Cement Association
Smart community leaders should look to the future to ensure the long-term safety and sustainability of their entire communities and to help assure a revenue stream even after disasters to provide needed community services.
Dr. Kevin Simmons
Professor of Economics, Austin College
It seems that each spring brings a new round of violent weather. And with each storm another reminder that failing to anticipate the awesome power of nature can be deadly but almost always expensive.
White Roofs, Green Myth?
Director of Design Services and Project Review, Carlisle SynTe...
White reflective roofing certainly has its place, which is primarily in southern climates. But as a green solution in northern states, it's just not that cool.
Japan's Building Codes And Drills Seen As Lifesavers
State Farm Cancels 125,000 Florida Policies: Expiration To Come Halfway Through Hurricane Season
Building Safety: Many Manhattan Schools Violate Code
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Energy Inspectors: The New Green Superheroes?
Apartment Building Associations Promoting Energy Inefficiency?
Energy, Environmental Blogger, getenergysmartnow.com
Those struggling to delay action to turn the tides on Global Warming's rising seas come from many angles and bring to the table many truthiness-laden arguments.
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