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Utopia vs Dystopia

An impassioned call to recreate the mega cities of Asia before they become uninhabitable and vanish beneath a rising ocean. It’s two books, back to back: one documents the dystopias that are ac...
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Green Gala – An exclusive event interview

On Nov. 12, the U.S. Green Building Council-Los Angeles Chapter will host its Green Gala at Union Station and officially kick off the one year countdown to the 2016 Greenbuild International Conferenc...
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Renovating the Global Interior

This month, Princeton Architectural Press will release The Underdome Guide to Energy Reform ($24.95), a book written by architects that examines the political narratives behind contemporary energy sc...
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How to Future-Proof Your Lighting Upgrade

LED lighting has already advanced to the point where waiting for the next big thing results in a loss of gains. And, often accounting for up to 40 percent of the electricity bill, lighting translates...

Events: AltBuild Is Coming

Explore the future of sustainable design at the tenth annual AltBuild conference next week in Santa Monica. Image courtesy Alt Build. It has been 10 years since the first Alternative Building Materia...