Lake Flat Porch House from Lake/Flato Architects in San Antonio, TX


Trolling around the internet today, I discovered a San Antonio, TX architecture firm, Lake/Flato, which is designing and building modular type green houses for lower cost. These type of houses could be the next wave for LA in such areas as Van Nuys. Description below comes from Lake/Flato: "Porch House, with a uniquely adaptable design…

Architects in Mexico Design Homes that Help Women and Families.


While America enters what seems like a permanent decline, Mexico, long poor and often derided, is moving ahead with progressive architecture and social innovations. Adobe for Women is constructing twenty sustainable houses in  San Juan Mixtepec, in the south Mexican state of Oaxaca. Read more about the project here.

“Walkville” Opens in North Hollywood


One of the most exciting developments in San Fernando Valley urban planning is nearing completion in North Hollywood near the Red Line Terminus. Walkville is a 5,000 unit housing development which is entirely green. Landscaped bike and walking trails wend their way alongside apartment buildings where children, seniors and families live.  The goal is to…