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    Is it possible to appreciate Tod Williams and Billie Tsien’s new Barnes museum in Philadelphia on its own merits?

  • Case Study: Starting Over in the Lower Ninth Ward

    The Make It Right Foundation seeks a better approach to creating sustainable neighborhoods in New Orleans.

  • Match Point

    Colocated systems gather multiple functions into a single structure to redefine sustainable growth in the 21st century.

  • Product Review: Water-Efficient Landscaping

    Reducing outdoor water use is a top priority. Here’s how to combine design and technology for water-efficient landscaping.

  • Snapped Edge Accents by Eldorado Stone

    Snapped Edge products have irregular edge detail.

  • habitat for humanity to build 5,000 affordable green homes

  • macarthur foundation grants create sustainable development graduate programs

    Nine universities in seven countries have recently been awarded grants totaling $7.6 million by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to allow them to establish new Master's in Development Practice (MDP) academic programs. By 2010, the foundat

  • street smart

    Sophisticated landscaping techniques will also turn the streets into stormwater-management tools.

  • a clear logic

    Eric Cobb's focus is on structure, simplicity, and surprise. His houses respond to the topology of the land while engaging it lightly. They're often thrust over a steep slope or wetland and rotated toward a chosen view—and not always the predictable one. Materials are abstract, durable, readily...

  • top firm: stephen muse, faia

    Taking a visitor on a tour of his work one sunny afternoon at the end of summer, Stephen Muse, FAIA, steered his Audi through an Upper Northwest Washington, D.C., community, where several examples of his architecture stand like good neighbors, contributin