More stories about KANSAS

  • Bob Berkebile Joins the International Living Future Institute

    The accomplished architect and preservationist will work part-time as a senior strategic adviser, focusing on ILFI's Living Product and Living Community challenges.

  • 2014 Hanley Award Winner: Make It Right

    For neighborhoods left in the wake of tragedy, Make It Right provides not just a place to live, but a place to regain pride, ownership, and community.

  • 2014 Hanley Award Winner: Bob Berkebile

    A rebel with a cause, architect Bob Berkebile’s ultimate vision is of a sustainable model so powerful that it justifies itself.

  • Kansas Project Relies on Solar and Geothermal Energy for Nearly Net Zero Living

    Modern LEED-Platinum home is sealed tight but open to fresh air and sunshine.

  • Turning Blight into Bright

    Regenerative design is applied to a community scale at Manheim Park in Kansas City, serving as a model for next-generation urban neighborhood renewal and revitalization.

  • Joplin's Return

    Rebuilding in a recession's and a tornado's wake.

  • A Dialogue of Discovery

    Bob Berkebile has seen the impact of climate change firsthand. In Tuscaloosa, Ala.; New Orleans; Greensburg, Kan.; and Springfield, Mass., among 10 cities severely damaged and in some cases all but wiped off the map by recent natural disasters.

  • Biomimicry: Your Next Green Standard

    Design that celebrates and embraces its natural surroundings feeds a human instinct and delivers a better living environment.

  • Affordable Housing Goes Green

    Five ultra-green projects that also happen to be affordable.

  • The 2011 Evergreen Awards Greenhouse Winner

    Sustainable Residence in Kansas City, Kan., by Studio 804.