Walking the Walk

Urban design from the front lines

Kevin Klinkenberg

Using urban design to make our lives more enjoyable and create wealth

This site is for all those interested in the making of cities and towns, and especially the lives of the humans that inhabit them. Kevin Klinkenberg is an architect and urban designer who's practiced from coast-to-coast. 

Homebuyers Look for Green Features to Save Money

Green home

Energy efficient homes are in great demand for consumers now that the cost of power bills have almost doubled in some markets. Homebuyers are looking for new ways to save money with energy saving features.

An article from the Wall Street Journal describes the demand from homebuyers. It also references one of 180° Design Studio's projects, New Longview, which has become Kansas City’s fastest growing Traditional Neighborhood Design community located in Lee's Summit, MO.