The Cost of Change

As cities and countries continue to declare climate emergency, they are now faced with the economic burden that it takes to switch over to more energy efficient systems. However, in their article, Climate change: real estate worth billions could become obsolete – unless owners act now, Kevin Muldoon-Smith and Paul Michael Greenhalgh, professors at Northumbria …

Scale

Eirik Heikes, PLA / President of TerraSite Design I visited the Nelson Adkins Museum of Art in Kansas City this spring.  A most impressive collection populated the facility, and the architecture was well executed.  Light permeated the structure in areas where it should and it allowed for movement of masses of visitors in comfortable proximity …

Zoned Out

Last Sunday, the state of Oregon followed Minneapolis’ lead on zoning for single-family housing.  Sioux Falls, and much of South Dakota, is facing serious housing challenges.  This state-wide effort would allow duplexes, triplexes, fourplexes, and attached townhomes in any Oregon community above 25,000 people that is currently zoned as single-family (and to a lesser degree …

Places to Inspire

(Sponsored content by Pigott) For over 75 years, Pigott has been supporting organizations across the Midwest to create environments that spark potential and drive prosperity. We believe that when people are inspired by place, anything is possible. Partnering with architects, designers, developers, and end-users – we work to create environments that positively impact people and …