Placemaking in the Context of Affordable Housing: A Case Study
Greg Watson, Director for Policy and Systems Design at the Schumacher Center for a New Economics and former executive director of the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative (DSNI) joined the Placemaking Network to share his insights on equitable community development.
Building a low-carbon future: Reducing embodied carbon in the built environment
On May 31, 2019, the Embodied Carbon in Buildings conference, organized by the BSA in partnership with MIT, addressed what the embodied carbon footprint of buildings is, why it matters, and what the building industry can do about it.
News about Building Regulations and Standards
As practicing professionals, you are fully aware of the importance of building codes in the work you do. For those that may not be aware, the BBRS is responsible for the promulgation of our states building code, and for more than a year they have been working to prepare the next edition of our states building code, the 10th edition, for promulgation.
House + Love = HOME
Every day, 41 people move to Seattle and only 14 units of housing are built. Homelessness and wealth disparity are growing at unprecedented rates, and existing models for providing housing and human services are not equipped to meet the growing demand. This impacts all of us; none of us can truly thrive when so many of our neighbors are suffering.