September-October 2013 Better! Cities and Towns

Tags for this image:

The September-October 2013 issue of B!C&T finds Phoenix in the middle of a cultural shift, from "car city" to light rail pioneer; asks if public housing towers have a future in North America; shares a book review of Leigh Gallagher's lauded "The End of the Suburbs"; looks at the positive correlation between upward mobility and walkability; takes a retrospective look at the Kentlands Initiative 25 years later; posits the compatibility between starchitecture and New Urbanism; and much more.

You'll also get the rundown on the full list of new categories for the 2014 Charter Awards, chaired by author and urbanist Jeff Speck; an expert interview with Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk discussing her decision to step down as Dean of the Architecture Department at the University of Miami and her thoughts on the current state of the architecture field; and more from CNU.

Read on!