The Design of Cities in the Year 2039

The Design of Cities in the Year 2039

In two decades, our metropolises should be well on their way to solving some of the biggest problems plaguing the world’s urban centers

More Trees, Happier People

More Trees, Happier People

When cities grow, green space dies. Replanting it has been shown to lift the human spirit.

Does Plant Selection Influence the Urban Heat Island

Does Plant Selection Influence the Urban Heat Island

The primary cause for the UHI is that humans have replaced vegetated surfaces with hardscapes such as roads, parking lots, and rooftops.

A Revised Green Roofs Law is Heading to the Denver City Council Floor After a Bumpy Process

A Revised Green Roofs Law is Heading to the Denver City Council Floor After a Bumpy Process

Property owners will have more options without detracting from the law’s intent, including a steep fee to opt out.

SIUE Named One of Four to Receive Living Architecture Regional Center of Excellence

SIUE Named One of Four to Receive Living Architecture Regional Center of Excellence

SIUE has been named a Living Architecture Regional Center of Excellence, being one of four universities in the nation to receive this honor.