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If HUD Were In Charge of Ebola, 10% of Us Would Be Bleeding From Our Eyes by Now

Imagine if Ebola scientists worked the way the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) do. If you didn't look like you had Ebola, if you didn't admit to having Ebola, if you weren't in the same room with the doctors when they...Show More Summary

University of Tennessee study finds saving lonely species is important for the environment

The lemur, Javan rhino and Santa Cruz kangaroo rat are all lonesome animals. As endemic species, they live in habitats restricted to a particular area due to climate change, urban development or other occurrences. Endemic species are...Show More Summary

Selling SoMa: Trumark Urban, the development team...

Trumark Urban, the development team behind Amero and 346 Potrero, has put their project at 943 Folsom up for sale. Current plans for the site include an already approved Solomon Cordwell Buenz-designed building containing 114 units. The project is...

Hundertwasser’s Iconic Living Building Overflows with Greenery to Compensate for Urban Development

Working in collaboration with architect Joseph Krawina, Hundertwasser's masterpiece has stood to this day with little retrofitting required. It features the original custom windows, natural stone and brick foundation, and beautiful mosaic details – a living,

HOPWA’s first month on Twitter!

Who are we? The Office of HIV/AIDS Housing (OHH)  is a small, six-person office in the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development. We are responsible for administering a program called “Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS” (HOPWA), the only Federal program dedicated to addressing the supportive housing needs of people living with HIV/AIDS and their...

7 innovative ideas in architectural design

1. The Urban Forest (MAD Architects) MAD Architects, a Chinese firm, has developed a way to reintroduce the reverence of nature to the rapid Westernization and immense population growth of one of China's biggest cities, Chongqing. The Urban Forest, which is intended for commercial and office space, is a swirling skyscraper with no apparent symmetry. Show More Summary

Epiphany! This struck me like a lightning bolt

Recently I was talking with an urban planner from Portland Development Commission, or PDC. He is in charge of getting more economic growth in […]

Skip Vs. Buy: Your Guide To Which Korean Beauty Products From Urban Outfitters To Try

Urban Outfitters began distributing beauty products from mass-market or drugstore Korean brands back in June. But as much as you’d like to take advantage of this development, you probably haven’t been able to because K-beauty is overwhelming. Show More Summary

Atlanta’s New Bike Network Takes Shape

The Green Lane Project promotes freedom of choice in mobility for urban environments across the US. The Green Lane Project recently selected Atlanta as one of six cities to activate more development of protected bike lanes and increase safe biking. Show More Summary

Housing Starts Exceed 1 Million Units Again in September

The Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development said that housing starts exceeded one million unitsRead the Rest...

Development Watch : Kirkham Heights Reboot Would Bring 460 Units to the Sunset

Rendering via Westlake Urban San Mateo-based Westlake Urban is hard at work crafting plans to redevelop the 64-year-old Kirkham Heights Apartments, nestled just behind UCSF in the Inner Sunset. As of now, the idea is to tear down the 86...

Intriguing Play of Volumes Exhibited by The Urbane House in Gujarat, India

Hiren Patel Architects completed the design and development of The Urbane House, a private contemporary home located in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. According to the project developers, the project pays tribute to the concept “form follows function”, heavily reflected in the sharp lines that defines the language of the residence. Show More Summary

A Bold Statement on India's Urban Development

link.Someone really ought to take a picture of India from orbit during Diwali though.

Could "Copenhagen Wheel" reinvent the urban commute?

2 months agoTechnology : Tech Talk

Assaf Biderman has developed a bike wheel that turns an ordinary bicycle into a motorized hybrid that responds to a rider's pedaling

Maltzan's One Santa Fe apartment complex plays with notion of density

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Every once in a while a piece of architecture comes along that is emblematic of a moment in a city's architectural and urban development. One Santa Fe, a 438-unit apartment complex in the arts district by Michael Maltzan Architecture, is that kind of building.

Dell, Google Technology Inspires Oakland Middle Schoolers

Students at Urban Promise Academy develop science experiments and learn to code with school laptops.

HUD reaches $5 million settlement with Wells Fargo over maternity leave discrimination

The Department of Housing and Urban Development on Thursday announced a $5 million settlement with Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, the nation’s largest provider of home mortgage loans, resolving allegations from six families from across the country that the lender discriminated against women who were pregnant or had recently given birth and were on maternity leave. […]

Extra, Extra: Stifled Research, John Tory’s “Lost Years,” and Hockey Lovers

2 months agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss. David Hulchanski spent five years developing a series of maps that charted urban poverty in Toronto. The Star refers to his maps as “sophisticated” and “eye-opening.” But because of Conservative government’s cancellation of the long-form census, Hulchanski […]

Inhabitat's Week in Green: solar hourglass, urban tornadoes and the world's tallest garden

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. Japan is the birthplace of high-speed rail, and it continues to be a leader train travel -- officials...

Snoop Dogg Steps Up For Kids From The Inner-City

Snoop Dogg is pulling together some money for the Des Moines Inner City Urban Development youth football team. Last week, Snoop Dogg launched a crowd-funding Tilt campaign in order to meet a goal of $20,000 that would go toward new helmets and gear for the team. Show More Summary

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