More stories about Development

  • alley appeal

    What began as a conversation about the brutalities of gentrification in urban neighborhoods may result in a new type of housing in Austin, Texas.

  • j. carson looney, faia

    Memphis, Tenn.-based Looney Ricks Kiss (LRK) is an award-winning 25-year-old firm that had only reduced staff once prior to 2008.

  • honoring chicago's community developers

    On Feb. 9, 2009, the 15th Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards recognized the local community leaders, architects, organizations, and businesses that in the past year have worked to maintain the vibrancy of Chicago's neighborhoods.

  • developing your own building

    Luis Ibarra and Teresa Rosano, RA, LEED AP, began their breakout session by explain how and why they develop their own projects in addition to doing custom work.

  • changing the paradigm: alternative methods in residential design and construction

    Three different approaches to bridging the gap between architect-designed custom homes and what the majority of home buyers can afford.

  • comment on leed for neighborhood development

  • desert gate

    Luis Ibarra says courtyards are the best “technique for living in the desert climate.” In fact, his latest development project with partner (and wife) Teresa Rosano, RA, LEED AP, counts on the appeal of courtyard living to sell six spec houses.

  • flower power

    The skyline in one of south central Singapore's prime residential districts will soon receive a makeover of dramatic proportions, courtesy of Zaha Hadid Architects of London and a four-member consortium of developers led by Singapore-based CapitaLand.

  • chance encounter

    Being your own developer, designer, and builder offers the freedom to align your creativity and your beliefs with your business. But there's no doubt you also take on all the risk. Pb Elemental Architecture decided to play its game of chance with this 6,000-square-foot lot located in a sketchy...

  • rock star

    The environmental arguments against owning a second (or third) home seem irrefutable. An extra house perforce consumes extra building resources and operating energy, not to mention the fossil fuels used for transportation to and from the beach, mountains, or countryside. But the flip side of this...