environmentally friendly

As Size of US Homes Grow, Our Carbon Footprint is Growing, Too

By Heather Hunter / June 26, 2017 / 0 Comments

It’s a sobering piece of data. In the last century, the average American home has grown by 74 percent, according to a recently released report by Property Shark. Furthermore, while the size of American families has decreased, our homes have only gotten bigger. Personal living space has increased 211 percent in the last 100 years. And […]

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Dallas Architecture Forum Season Starts with Noted Architect Randy Brown

By Leah Shafer / October 19, 2015 / 0 Comments

Architect Randy Brown, FAIA, is kicking off the 2015-16 lecture season for the Dallas Architecture Forum. “Since the Dallas Architecture Forum has members and guests who are not only architects and related professionals, but also the general public, I will overview some of the major projects my firm has done and how they impact and influence […]

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Developer Diane Cheatham Advocates Modern, Sustainable Living in Dallas

By Leah Shafer / August 7, 2015 / 1 Comment

Dallas developer Diane Cheatham is a dedicated modernist and committed environmentalist. As CEO of Urban Edge Developers, Ltd., Cheatham has brought those values to her work in multiple settings, from small infill condos and townhomes that won multiple design awards, to her masterpiece at Urban Reserve, a signature modern neighborhood that uses sustainable features creatively. It’s […]

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The Grass Is Always Greener on the Other Side for Fido…If Owners Have Pet Grass

By Leah Shafer / April 10, 2015 / 1 Comment

My eleven-pound Maltipoo has a knack for being naughty in the backyard the moment I’m not looking. Last year, she managed to dig a hole almost a foot deep in 20 minutes and was sitting in it, covered in dirt and ecstatic, when I went to check on her. This story probably sounds familiar to […]

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