More stories about Mixed-Use Development

  • Commentary: Is Green Elitist?

    Some see resource-intensive green investments as out of reach, but even low-income homes can be built sustainably.

  • Sound-Abatement Windows Can Help Make a House Hushed and Healthy

    The Burlington Northern train runs through Ft. Collins, Colo., 10 times a day, and architect Pete Weber designed a mixed-use project right next to its noisy tracks. On this project, Weber, creative director for Boulder, Colo.-based Coburn Development, speced Weather Shield's Zo-e-shield 6 laminated...

  • Interchangeable Facades Add Efficiency and Variety to Fort Irwin

    Interchangeable façades add efficiency and variety to military housing in the vast California desert.

  • High-density development design can help reduce carbon emissions

    Recent research efforts shed light on the impact of vehicle traffic on the environment—and how dense development can help stem it.

  • EarthCraft Honors Green Building Efforts

    The Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association (GAHBA) and the Southface Energy Institute recently announced the winners of the 2008 EarthCraft House Builder Awards, which recognizes builders, developers, renovators, and manufacturers dedicated to sustainable design and home building. Developed...

  • LEED-ND Provides New Options for Multifamily Developers

    It's all about context. The greenest residence in the world doesn't mean much when the owner commutes 50 miles a day in an SUV—or even a hybrid—for work or play.

  • GE Focuses on "Green"

    When one thinks about light, or dish washing, or refrigeration, or electricity for that matter, the name GE is likely to come to mind, particularly if one is a big builder, a majority of whom use GE appliances in their new homes. But the company that is known for bringing good things to life is not...

  • Codding Builds Mixed-use Development

    Codding Enterprises of Rohnert Park, Calif., is getting back into residential development in a big way. The shopping center-centric company, which boasts turn-of-the-century home builder roots, is manning a 10-year build-out of Sonoma Mountain Village, a $1 billion multiuse project to include 1,900...

  • The Portico offers energy-efficient condominium living in Minneapolis.

    The quest to make The Portico condominium project energy-friendly started with a box of paper clips. Jon Hornig, vice president of Minneapolis-based Hornig Cos. was given one box of paper clips when he started at a large Wall Street firm several years ago.

  • Green Project from around the country.

    It's not easy being green when building affordable housing, according to the Cambridge, Mass.-based Homeowner's Rehab officials who designed a 40-unit affordable housing project called Trolley Square in Cambridge.