Building in Haiti

Good luck to our friends at Build.Found.Haiti who are traveling today for an assessment trip to an area outside of Port-au-Prince.  Working with the local community and NGO groups, they are helping to design and build the Repatriate Community Complex focusing on...

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...