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Small Homes Make Better Cities

There’s plenty of benefits to your closet-sized apartment, all you need is a shift in perspective

A rendering of a Heijmans ONE development, designed to make use of vacant lots temporarily. Image courtesy Heijmans.

How much space do we need to call our own? A bedroom? A tent on Skid Row? A palace with 100 rooms? The notion of “home” is a human universal but the spectrum of its definition is vast. Even within a single culture, people have different housing preferences and affordability issues.

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The Energy Efficiency Trifecta: Rural Edition

A couple weeks ago I wrote about the HOME STAR-aka, "cash for caulkers"-home energy efficiency program that would offer healthy rebates to...

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