Green is Good, If it’s True

Green Thoughts In a place where it’s all about one bright idea after another, it is not easy grading green.  How can you tell if products or behaviors are light, medium or dark green; or just greenwashing?  Just what are the right solutions to rev up your...

Eco-cities: Sustainability at the Scale of the City

We recently attended a discussion hosted by the Forum for Urban Design comparing models by four designers for a low to no carbon cities recently proposed in Asia and the Middle East.  We’ve all seen designs encompassing large swaths of urban [and in many cases soon to...