transit Archives

Studio Ma cools streets by linking transit, shade and housing

by in AZRE Magazine

For the extreme heat of the desert Southwest, where temperatures are reaching 110°F and higher this summer, can transit-oriented development improve the quality of life? The answer is yes. Through collaborations on several new projects, the Phoenix-based firm Studio Ma — a specialist in environmental design and architecture — has shown how to cool streets… Read More →

Phoenix’s plan to go green

by in AZ Business Magazine | Green

Phoenix leaders want to make neighborhoods happier and healthier under a proposal to create a more environmentally conscious city  – but they want to hear from residents first. Expanding public transit to every neighborhood, building parks and trails and relying on locally sourced food are among proposals to reduce greenhouse gases by 80 percent over… Read More →