Land Planning

Black Apple Pocket Community Brings High-Performance Homes to Suburban Arkansas
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Black Apple Pocket Community Brings High-Performance Homes to Suburban Arkansas

The neighborhood emphasizes traditional Ozark architecture as well as a friendlier... More

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Beyond Bricks and Mortar Beyond Bricks and Mortar

Land use governs our present and future opportunities. More

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Hall of Fame: David Dixon, FAIA Hall of Fame: David Dixon, FAIA

David Dixon of Goody Clancy nabs our Hall of Fame title for 2012. More

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Have We Passed Peak Sprawl?

Sprawl has been a dirty word--not to mention a lousy model of land use--for more than 50 years, but that never slowed its inexorable spread. More

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Exception to the Rule Exception to the Rule

Joel Sanders Architect draws from the land for hillside housing in Seoul. More

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Ralph Bunche Neighborhood Vision Plan, Benton, Ark. Ralph Bunche Neighborhood Vision Plan, Benton, Ark.

Low-impact development and innovative home design offer the potential to revitalize a 100-year-old African-American neighborhood. More

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ULI Fellows Identify Forces Shaping The 'New Normal' For Real Estate

A new report released this week pinpoints variables that are certain in otherwise uncertain economic times. More

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the point house, montana the point house, montana

This is a lovely house, set low, and doesn't make a statement," a judge said. But it has plenty to say about the landscape. Bohlin Cywinski Jackson devised a long, linear platform that treads lightly on the land. More

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space savvy

Michael Fifield, AIA, principal of Fifield Architecture + Urban Design in Eugene, Ore., believes true sustainable design must address the problem of land consumption. More

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a clear logic 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 available, and exposed for what they are. Cobb routinely urges clients to invest more in the bones of the structure and less on extravagant finishes. More

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