Health and wellness oriented development will redefine community building for decades to come, according to panelists at ULI’s recent Building Healthy Places conference.Read More
When President Barack Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) into law nearly four years ago, he said it would revolutionize medical care and the medical industry itself.Read More
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released its ranking of the top 10 states for LEED, the widely used green building rating system. Illinois was named the top state for 2013 with 2.29 square feet (0.213 sq m) of space per capita certified during the year, followed by Maryland and Virginia.Read More
How to make sure that infrastructure gets the funding and attention they need took center stage during discussions at the World Economic Forum’s Summit on the Global Agenda.Read More
Willowsford is a master-planned community in suburban Washington, D.C., with a range of luxury single-family housing and a wealth of amenities, including a working farm that grows more than 200 varieties of produce for residents.
Officials leading the expansion of some of Europe’s fastest-growing urban areas say residential schemes that offer green space and promote sustainable transport are crucial to their smart-cities programs.
The Historic Millwork District (pictured) in Dubuque, Iowa, was one of seven winners of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Award for Smart Growth Achievement.
Regency Centers found that a stormwater management system did benefit their bottom line at a development in Raleigh, North Carolina.
ULI CEO Patrick Phillips comments on President Obama’s State of the Union address, which touched on improving infrastructure and mitigating the impact of climate change, from a land use perspective.
While many books have recently focused on making cities denser, more walkable, or more functional, asking how to make urban populations happier is a slightly different question. Charles Montgomery makes his case in his new book The Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design.