FOCUS: Sustainability

THE SUSTAINABILITY CHANNEL

Courtesy: Recovery.gov

Can Native American Housing Be Sustainable and Culturally Appropriate?

The Sustainable Native Communities thinks so.

Couresy: Rebuilding Exchange

Why This Chicago Non-Profit Wants Your Trash

They train the disadvantaged to transform garbage into beautiful furniture.

Travertine Point

Can a Sustainable Town Be Built From Scratch in the Middle of Nowhere?

A controversial proposal seeks to help revive Southern California's troubled Salton Sea.

SERIES

City Makers: Global Stories

The people and ideas reshaping urban life

Courtesy: Classic Foods

Urbanizing the Suburban Food Chain

How a Portland foodstuff distributor brought his company into the city.

Burbank Water and Power

The Wisdom of Wastewater Recycling

With new water-conscious projects, Burbank is becoming a model of water reuse.

The True Cost of Unwalkable Streets

Five charts can explain what the diabetes epidemic has to do with our current urban planning.