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EDITOR'S DESK

Matt Power Editor In ChiefZONING must go. Intended as a way to "save" greenspace, it has actually had the opposite impact of what was intended--pushing people ever farther into the fringes of suburbia, costing more resources and more. READ ON

CURRENT ISSUE

FINDING BALANCE

OUR MAY ISSUE marks our second collection of Voices of Change about sustainability. We’ve interviewed some of the world’s leading activists, advocates greenbuildercovermay2014and entrepeneurs of sustainability. Also in this issue, Chapter 2 of The Celestia Project looks at how we can protect and rebuild biodiversity over the next century. Some of the solutions may surprise you: homeowner associations as eco-advocates, zoning that welcomes controlled chaos. We wrap the issue up, quite literally, with a closer look at the latest building wraps and roof underlayments. READ ONLINE NOW

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  • Celestia Equilibrium

    CELESTIA-CHAPTER 2

    The second chapter of The Celestia Project addresses the problem of species extinction. How can we maintain and enhance biodiversity in a world teaming with billions of humans? (Click Image to Read)

  • Flexible Refrigeration

    Flexible Refrigeration

    Advances in refrigeration design and technology have made energy-saving go hand in hand with space saving.

ALSO IN THIS ISSUE: Vanguard Voices

Interviews with leading planners, environmentalists and entrepeneurs, including:

Bill McKibben-"Rogue Industry"

Leigh Gallaher-Sick of the Sprawl

Art Wolfe-Natural Concern

Mark Hostetler-Greening Suburbia

LISTEN TO THE FULL INTERVIEWS HERE.

CODE WATCH

CodeWatchUpdateWhat Happens in Vegas... If you don’t like the energy codes, just get your buddy on the city council to help change them. Is this business as usual in Sin City? MORE