Frogtown Fights Gentrification
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Frogtown Fights Gentrification

  Residents of Elysian Valley in Los Angeles are campaigning against developers who they say are changing the landscape of the community.   Elysian Valley, also known as “frogtown,” is a neighborhood of over 7,700 residents in Central Los Angeles.  …
The $20,000 House
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The $20,000 House

  Rural Studio students have been perfecting a series of radically affordable, well-designed 550-square-foot houses for nearly a decade.   How do you design a comfortable home that someone living below the poverty line can afford?  Rural Studio has spent …
Sustainable Earth Homes
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Sustainable Earth Homes

  A California non-profit has made sustainable home construction easy and inexpensive!   Sustainability has grown in popularity in the last few years, encompassing virtually every industry.  Builders have long wrestled with how to best incorporate sustainable features and materials into …