The most successful and resilient development patterns include a mix of land “uses”—in other words, it allows residential units, offices, retail, restaurants, and the like to exist in close proximity [...]
According to a 2016 report by ReFED, a collaboration of organizations attempting to reduce and track food waste, 63 million tons of food in the United States is wasted either by [...]
As major brands continue to pledge to reduce plastic packaging, bio-based packaging companies have positioned themselves as alternatives to recycled plastic products by offering options made with seaweed and mushrooms.
Bloomington-Normal's next big thing in playgrounds is all but complete — a $5 million, 16-acre natural playground at Colene Hoose Elementary School in Normal.
Students at four Calgary schools had the opportunity to re-imagine how their school streets would look in a perfect world. And now, their designs will come to life this spring.
Public libraries across the U.S. are taking note of this Richmond-area branch’s parent-and-child-friendly design
Janelle Witcher thinks of the library as her second home. She’s a single mom who lives in Richmond, and a few times a week, she drives her four children to [...]
The Pedestrians in Peoria, Mary Hosbrough and Jennifer Jacobsen-Wood, began the project two years ago in November 2019, right before the pandemic caused shutdowns across the country. Now, the duo [...]
ChiFresh Kitchen’s worker-owners can see their future in the building. It’s a long, six-thousand-square-foot former corner grocery, with an arched roof and big front windows facing the corner of East [...]
Soulardarity made it a mission to use local companies to build the solar-street lights. Ypsilanti, Michigan-based Solartonic and Holland, Michigan-based Solar Lights USA, are both involved with the on-going work.
Homelessness is growing in communities across the United States as housing becomes increasingly unaffordable and public systems fail to support people who need assistance, forcing thousands to sleep outside or [...]