America Adapts: End-of-the-Year Holiday Special

I joined Doug Parsons, the America Adapts host and Shaun Martin, Senior Director, Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience at WWF, for the third annual holiday special episode! We discussed our top climate stories, favorite America Adapts episode, and the state of climate adaptation in 2018. Listen to the episode on the America Adapts website, Spotify,… Continue reading America Adapts: End-of-the-Year Holiday Special

B.S. in Sustainable Built Environments – Fully Online

The B.S. in Sustainable Built Environments degree program that I lead at The University of Arizona now has two emphasis areas – Sustainable Buildings and Sustainable Real Estate Development – that can be taken fully online! The university made the video below highlighting the learning experiences of the online degree with myself and fellow faculty… Continue reading B.S. in Sustainable Built Environments – Fully Online

Jerry Gretzinger’s Map

Close-up of Jerry Gretzinger's Map

ICity-building can be as much of an art as anything else, but Jerry Gretzinger takes that to a whole new level with his map. His map is really a world onto itself with cities, suburbs, farmland, forests, deserts, and oceans – and beyond that, what he calls the “void”. Jerry’s map “began as just a… Continue reading Jerry Gretzinger’s Map

“Why I Love ULI” Video Contest

The Urban Land Institute is concluding its “Why I <3 ULI”  video contest tonight, and there are some really creative entries so far. The person whose video that gets the most Facebook likes will win an all-expense-paid trip to Los Angeles for the 2011 ULI Fall Meeting. Sweet deal! Here are the top three Why… Continue reading “Why I Love ULI” Video Contest

The Ghost Ranch Lodge, an Adaptive Reuse Success

The iconic Ghost Ranch Lodge sign

The Ghost Ranch Lodge had its grand reopening several months ago, as I previously posted in The Redevelopment of the Ghost Ranch Lodge. Construction had just been completed a few weeks before the event, and the units were already 100% occupied with a waiting list for future residents. It has also served as a catalyst… Continue reading The Ghost Ranch Lodge, an Adaptive Reuse Success