Leagues are taking an impressive range of innovative and cost-effective steps toward sustainability.
There's a wealth of resources available to communities looking for a place to start.
Malls and highways killed town centers. Can smart design bring them back?
What makes some spaces better than others?
On cities, sustainable placemaking, and the careful use of words.
Moscow's canine commuters have worked out a clever system to use the city's subway for their benefit.
A block-long plaza replaces an unnecessary parking lane with tables, shade, and perhaps a farmers’ market or beer garden.
Don't be fooled - sprawl is about much more than the number of homes per acre.
An interview with innovative architect Peter Calthorpe.
The retail giant's push has generated a lot of publicity, but it's not fixing the fundamental problems.
In many areas, trees are under siege. But our cities need them, for all sorts of reasons.
The factors that make some strolls much more appealing than others.
The head of the environmental program at Bloomberg Philanthropies makes the case in this compelling video.
Rules for protecting the resources we love.
Smart design will reduce heat energy use, electricity use and water consumption.
Ideas about creating sustainable places where people actually want to live.
A school in Portland, Oregon, is housed in a super-green building. And that's just the beginning.
No, it doesn't cause water shortage. But sprawl can exacerbate some of its impacts, in at least two ways.
A new chart details what we save when we take the train or bus.