DETROIT – As the oldest continually operating architecture and engineering firm in the country, SmithGroup has seen many changes in the world of design. The firm...
Today, ESI ThoughtLab announced the key findings from its Building a Hyperconnected City program, a year-long global study of 100 cities using technology to...
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that the new version of the LEED green building program – LEED v4.1– is now available for cities, communities and homes. LEED v4.1 certification recognizes leadership by emphasizing performance monitoring, fully integrated design, social equity and human health factors.
The National Association of City Transportation Officials’ Urban Street Stormwater Guide provides practitioners, leaders, and other advocates with the tools to design streets for successful stormwater management.
Cities across the country are showing leadership in promoting renewable electricity, low-carbon transportation, and energy efficiency, according to preliminary results of a survey jointly conducted by The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES).
Building Resilient States: Profiles in Action highlights local, regional, and statewide efforts to build more resilient communities from the ground up.
Cities will need to overhaul their approach to risk management if they are to make their infrastructure more resilient to catastrophic events, according to a new report.