Author: Deborah Dietsch
Deborah Dietsch is a journalist with more than 25 years of experience covering architecture, art and design. She is the author of Live/Work: Working at Home, Living at Work, an inspirational book featuring 30 live/work environments from cities and towns across the U.S. Trained as an architect, she has served on design review boards and architect selection panels for government agencies and private building owners.
Articles by Deborah Dietsch
- Report: Atlanta, Nashville Areas Rated among Worst for Sprawl
Published on April 02, 2014 in Infrastructure
According to a report by Smart Growth America, Southern cities like Atlanta and Nashville are among the least dense, but California's Riverside also makes the bottom 10.
- Pop-Up Pavilion Helps Hospital’s Transition to Mixed Use In D.C.
Published on February 20, 2014 in Mixed-Use
St. Elizabeths, a historic former psychiatric hospital in Washington, D.C., in the process of being transitioned to mixed use, added a showpiece last fall—the Gateway DC pavilion.
- Exxon Mobil Goes Greener with New Headquarters
Published on September 16, 2013 in Office
The new Exxon Mobil Corp. headquarters, rising north of downtown Houston, is one of the largest construction projects in the United States. About 80 percent of the campus will remain in its natural state or be planted with native species. Water use will also be reduced compared with a conventional development of similar size through recycling of rainwater and smart irrigation systems.