The names of Greek gods adorn the units in a Silver Spring condo building, built to resemble a Greek Gymnasium. Nearby properties painstakingly recreate a Japanese pagoda, a Dutch windmill and a Spanish mission. And all of them tell a historic-conservation success story that began in the late 1800s.
Kojo learns about our region's very first "Living Building" in Prince George's County, and finds out how the District's own plans for supergreen affordable homes and sustainable buildings could impact residents and the environment.
More than 17 million people in the United States reported having their identity stolen last year. The Obama administration is taking new steps to help consumers. Diane and guests discuss how to make yourself less vulnerable to hackers and what do to if your sensitive data is stolen.
As more and more people compete for space, food and water, some environmentalists say we need to rethink our approach to conservation. Join our discussion about what we should be conserving in the years ahead and why.
On a vacant three-acre patch of land in Southeast Washington, volunteers are building what will be the city's largest urban farm. It's designed in such a way that it can be uprooted and relocated to a new vacant lot when the current parcel is developed in the next few years.
D.C. has more than 1,100 vacant buildings, many in some of the city's trendiest neighborhoods. Why don't property owners do something with the houses, worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, and why doesn't the city crack down?
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