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Maple Park – Construction Update 5/16

Construction continues on Maple Park - wonderful images...

New Urbanist Development

One of my favorite suburban master-planned projects is I’on in South Carolina, in the “Lowlands” near Charleston. It’s an excellent  example of a New Urbanist project.   While it is unfortunately…

Woonerfs at work & play

These are photos of our woonerf (Dutch for Living Street) at Good in use for a child’s Birthday Party: exactly as intended! As you can see, the Community Gardens are…

Bryant Park, NYC

The view from the western terrace of the NY Public Library presents the main green of Bryant Park. Flanked by a perimeter of London Plane trees which buffer the traffic…

Happy Birthday, Frederick Law Olmsted!

This just in from John:  Happy Birthday to Frederick Law Olmsted!

Concrete Pour Video – Post Tension Slab

A short video showing some of the processes involved in pouring a post-tension slab in a larger multi-story project...

Thermal Mass

Thermal mass is a phrase one hears often in our corner of the overall industry, due to the fact that when properly used, it can significantly increase the efficiency of…

Lobby Day for Affordable Housing

The California Housing Consortium brought in Senate Pro Tem Senator Steinberg, Senator Mark DeSaulnier, Assemblyman Cameron Smyth and the heads of HCD and CalFHA to talk about the critical bills…

Multi-Family Housing And Solar

The massive solar array that seemingly floats over the new affordable housing building at 7th and H in downtown Sacramento is composed of 680 solar PV (photovoltaic) panels that provide…

Living In An Mogavero-Designed Eco-Urban House

I was a happy, dedicated Davis resident, who thoroughly enjoyed the bicycle paths, greenbelts and kid-centric culture but my wife, daughter and I moved to West Sacramento for one simple…