Hickok Cole Demonstrates the Viability of Mass Timber High-Rise in the US

March 22, 2018

DESIGNBOOM — Skyscrapers are iconic signifiers of innovation and prosperity in the United States, and yet the extraction of the building materials for steel and concrete has been…

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How Residential and Office Developers Are Preparing for the Realities of Net Zero

March 12, 2018

URBAN LAND MAGAZINE — In 2017, California passed the first net-zero building code in the United States. New York City; Washington, D.C.; and other cities…

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Commodity, Solar Power, and Delight

ARCHITECT MAGAZINE — Harvesting the sun’s power to create net-zero (or even net-positive) energy is cheaper than ever now. So why aren’t more architects doing…

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Mayor Bowser Announces $4.7 Million Investment in Kingman and Heritage Islands

January 31, 2018

DC DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT — The Mayor directed the DC Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) to designate portions of both islands as…

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Making room for Millennial families

January 30, 2018

DC POLICY CENTER — Will Millennials stay in the District when they start a family? D.C. policymakers have been fighting for decades to get young people…

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Former Dupont Circle YMCA breaks down walls, plans for glassy office building

January 26, 2018

CURBED Washington DC — Progress continues on the conversion of a former YMCA building at 1711 Rhode Island Avenue NW (now known as 1701 Rhode…

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Gather brings coworking trend to Short Pump

January 23, 2018

Gather opened Jan. 15 at 2400 Old Brick Road in West Broad Village. It’s the company’s third location, joining spots downtown and in Scott’s Addition…

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An urban game plan after Discovery’s departure

January 16, 2018

THE WASHINGTON POST — With the storm brewing over the departure of Discovery Communications from Silver Spring, it’s time for the region to take action…

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DC Water Tries to Lower Customers’ Bills by Marketing Inventions

December 29, 2017

What do an average looking water fountain, a giant hole in the ground, and a truck full of what used to be poop all have…

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At Kingman Island, Plans For A Nature Center, Floating Lab

December 27, 2017

Since 2016, the Department of Energy and Environment has studied possibilities for expanding environmental education at Washington, D.C.’s Kingman and Heritage Islands, also known as…

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