Are round houses the eco-friendly future?

A sustainable house in the Czech Republic (credit: Andrea Thiel Lhotakova via ArchDaily) From the New York website: This round house built for a family in Stechovice, Czech Republic (about 45 minutes south of Prague by car) is an attempt to prove that sustainable architecture can still be stylish. But it is also a case where…

Three big projects proposed in South Florida city: hotel near beach, apartments and lofts

Pompano Beach officials are set to consider three major development proposals, an extended stay hotel near the beach, a mid-rise apartment building and live-work lofts designed for artists. All three items will go before the city’s Development Review Committee on March 2. In the largest proposal, Pure Residences would have 187 “apartment-style” hotel suites at…