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    Technology historian Peter Norton discusses what advocates of complete streets and transit-oriented development can learn from our past to better guide us toward a sustainable future.

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  • Building with Local and Alternative Materials

    Bruce King, founder of Ecological Building Network, says builders need to look beyond Portland cement and toward alternative materials like straw, hemp, and barbed wire.

  • Net Zero at Scale

    Architect Tom Hootman wants to take net-zero energy to the next level.

  • The Nation's First Smart Grid

    Manny Barrera oversees the nation's first real-world application of a smart grid at Mesa del Sol in Albuquerque, foreshadowing and refining how it will change energy distribution.

  • A Look Ahead at Building Materials

    Bill Walsh envisions a healthier and more transparent tomorrow.

  • An Attainable Goal

    Steven Winter shares his wisdom on how we can get to net zero and beyond.

  • Designing Water-Efficient Communities

    Harold Smethills explains why—and how—we can design future communities around water conservation.

  • 2012 COTE Top Ten Green Project Firm: SmithGroupJJR

    SmithGroupJJR is committed to delivering sustainable solutions not only for clients, but for the overall health of the planet.

  • Federal Agencies Join to Promote Sustainable Communities

    HUD's Shelley Poticha discusses how a new partnership of three federal agencies is helping pave the way to a better environment and more sustainable communities.