Author: Shalom Baranes
Shalom Baranes has designed dozens of award-winning buildings in Washington, D.C., through his architectural firm Shalom Baranes Associates.
Articles by Shalom Baranes
- Energy and D.C.’s Height Restrictions
Published on October 28, 2010 in Planning & Design
A congress of cardinals convened to edit the New Testament would probably have less trouble reaching consensus than a committee of legislators convened to amend the 1910 Heights of Buildings Act, a federal law that governs development in Washington, D.C. Nevertheless, perhaps the time has come to tackle the chore. Read one writer’s suggestion to revisit these limits while addressing sustainability and aesthetic concerns.