What we're reading: biometrics for preferences

'Living' buildings; biometrics; Italian wind turbines; sprawl and commutes; office design.

1.) Architect Jason McLennan on his green, living building challenge.

2.) A new Apple patent shows novel use for biometrics: customization.

3.) Viva l'Italia -- and its glistening white wind turbines.

4.) The cities where suburban sprawl make commutes the worst.

5.) A corporate office made of...shipping pallets? (Yes.)

This post was originally published on Smartplanet.com