June 5, 2013




Beyond Bricks & Sticks. A weekly digest of current trends in housing and community development. The discussion examines topics from infrastructure to community fabric.

Green Roofs Help Grow Urban Economies

(RECAP: State and municipal governments are fast adopting measures to foster incorporating green features on urban roofs in a bid to gain economic benefits from building spaces that would otherwise sit fallow.)
http://designbuildsource.com.au/green-roofs-help-grow-urban-economies

Campaign Promotes Doors the Disabled can Manage

(RECAP: Handicap parking spots and access ramps can be found at many local establishments, but what good are they when disabled people can't open the front doors there?)
http://insidebiz.com/news/campaign-promotes-doors-disabled-can-manage

Time to Change the Language of Sustainable Design

(RECAP: Sustainable development has evolved from its first cycle. It’s time to clearly define a new approach to designing and building for our changing future.)
http://designbuildsource.com.au/time-to-change-the-language-of-sustainable-design


Non-profit Advisory Boards and Other Bodies: Yes or No and Why or Why Not?

(RECAP: Don’t pick an answer before you figure out what you’re trying to accomplish or before you decide if what you want to do is best accomplished through a group of people.)


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