Point of View - Point of View January 2009


Beginning to See the Light?

As Suzanne LaBarre reported last month, many local governments are taking a chance on LEDs to improve the energy efficiency of their cities' infrastructure. But they've already run into problems with high up-front costs and foot-dragging utilities (to say nothing…

Top Prize

Emporis.com picks the Cocoon skyscraper, in Tokyo, as 2008's best.

Crowd Control

The largest gathering U.S. history is about to occur in our nation's capital. Can American Cities learn to truly embrace the crowd?

Movin' on Up

Is vertical farming the way of the future? The Social-Environmental Aesthetics Project wants your thoughts.