December 2021

December 17, 2021

ARUP Report on Building Decarbonization & Affordable Housing

TPR excerpts a recent report from Arup and NRDC on the complex relationship between decarbonizing buildings and creating and preserving affordable housing in Los Angeles.

December 17, 2021

NCST Webinar on Optimizing Opportunities for Housing from Failing Shopping Malls

TPR links here this December 2nd webinar from the National Center for Sustainable Transporation assessing the potential for turning failing malls in California into mixed-use development and housing.

December 16, 2021

Reimagining Homelessness & Mental Health: Kerry Morrison on 'Radical Hospitality' & Lessons from Trieste, Italy

Kerry Morrison, the former director of the Hollywood BID and Founder of Heart Forward LA, articulately and boldly shares with TPR readers her Durfee Foundation supported journey researching the “failures” of the US mental health system; and, what LA and California could learn about radical hospitality from a European city with a robust community-based approach—Trieste, Italy.

December 8, 2021

CEO Steve Glenn on Integrating Design, Sustainability, & Efficiency in the Prefab Custom Home Market

TPR sat down with Steve Glenn, CEO of Plant Prefab, to afford him an opportunity to share how his company is infiltrating single and multifamily housing markets with custom designed prefabricated homes to deliver healthy and sustainable buildings by design and at scale.

December 8, 2021

Building A Transformational Physical & Metaphorical Bridge: Scott Kratz on DC’s 11th Street Bridge Park Project

Scott Kratz, Senior Vice President of Building Bridges Across the River, is leading the multi-jurisdictional effort to transform an aged-out freeway bridge into a seven-acre civic space crossing the Anacostia River in Washington, DC.

December 8, 2021

CEQA Protects California Despite Special Interests’ 'Big Lie'

TPR shares here with permission this column by Roger Lin (pictured), attorney at the California Environmental Justice Alliance (CEJA), and Douglas Carstens, partner with Chatten-Brown, Carstens & Minteer, LLP, debunking the myth that CEQA is to blame for California's housing affordability crisis.

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