A key goal of Seattle’s Bullitt Center project is to demonstrate that by holistically integrating a synergistic combination of performance-based design, engineering, and operating strategies, a good-sized commercial office development can achieve those zero nets today—without heavy reliance on overly complex or highly customized systems.Read More
The role land use plays in creating communities that encourage healthy living choices is explored in two new ULI publications, Intersections: Health and the Built Environment and Ten Principles for Building Healthy Places.Read More
At a panel at the ULI Fall Meeting in Chicago, Anne Warhover, president and chief executive officer of the Colorado Health Foundation (CHF), noted that 90 percent of overall health depends on factors other than healthcare, such as lifestyle choices, education, and income.Read More
Making healthy places happen requires vision and commitment, according to a panel of ULI J.C. Nichols Prize laureates, who offered insight into the challenges of implementing a healthy living culture.Read More
Workplaces exist for people and must evolve for them, said Robert Jernigan, principal and managing director for Gensler in Los Angeles, at a panel at the ULI Fall Meeting in Chicago.
Moderator Tim Sullivan, practice leader for Meyers Research LLC, a Kennedy Wilson Company, in Rancho Santa Fe, California, led a session at the ULI Fall Meeting in Chicago with these questions: What do healthy communities look like? What are the components? Can you build them from scratch?
Designers and officials are promoting a return to an old staple of active lifestyles and designing places with stairways that are inviting, safe, and comfortable.
A ULI report offers guidance on how to build communities in a way that helps preserve the environment, boost economic prosperity, and foster a high quality of life.
California-based developer John McNellis shares his firm’s real-world experience using solar power on a mixed-use project in Palo Alto.
This past August, the Washington Post reported on the exploding popularity of D.C.’s three-year-old Capital Bikeshare program, pointing out that bike docking stations throughout the city are having trouble meeting demand from both residents and visitors seeking to bike from one place to another.