Urban Forestry

Elevated Urban Park in Atlanta Would Stretch Over a Highway
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Elevated Urban Park in Atlanta Would Stretch Over a Highway

Rogers Partners and Nelson Byrd Waltz have conceived a raised, tree-lined park for... More

In Amsterdam, Researchers Are Testing A Flower Grown To Suck Up Smog
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In Amsterdam, Researchers Are Testing A Flower Grown To Suck Up Smog

A new type of honeysuckle, called Green Junkie, may work as an urban air filter. More

The Economic Value of Urban Forests
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The Economic Value of Urban Forests

A tree's worth in an urban environment ranges from psycho-social development to... More

Does City Compactness Affect Housing Cost?
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Does City Compactness Affect Housing Cost?

How dense a city is might be correlated with the resident's expenditure on housing... More

Propensity for Density: The 10 Most Urbanized States in America
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Propensity for Density: The 10 Most Urbanized States in America

We may agree on which cities are America's most urbanized downtown centers, but... More

Home Value in Suburban Areas Are No Longer What They Use To Be
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Home Value in Suburban Areas Are No Longer What They Use To Be

A new Zillow study shows that the once popular suburban homes are losing their touch. More

Cities Offering the Most Public Parkland Per Household
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Cities Offering the Most Public Parkland Per Household

Top 10 park cities where you’ll have the best backyards, for free. More

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Log On: Whole Lumber Offers Holistic Benefits Log On: Whole Lumber Offers Holistic Benefits

Strength, sustainability, and beauty come together when building with round timber—trees that have not been milled or converted to lumber. More

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Wheelock, NVR Team Up on Carolinas Deal Wheelock, NVR Team Up on Carolinas Deal

Wheelock Street Capital announced it bought a 316-acre tract called Jordan Pointe in the Raleigh-Durham, N.C.-area, from NVR, and will team up with its Carolinas development partner JPM South Development to market lots for 440 homes back to NV and Ryan Homes. Perspective on the deal from BUILDER's John McManus. More

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Why Smart Builders Care About Walkability Why Smart Builders Care About Walkability

Increasingly, the market is demanding places where homeowners can hoof it. Here are some ways you can deliver. More

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