Pullman Artspace Lofts in Chicago, Illinois, provide affordable housing in live-work spaces for artists in an underserved community. Stantec Architecture Inc. won a CNU 2023 Charter Award in the Block, Street, and Building category.
Hearth: Memorial to the Enslaved at William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, is a civic tribute to slaves who laid the foundations of one of America’s oldest colleges. Baskervill won a CNU 2023 Charter Award in the Block, Street, and Building...
ReLeaf Cedar Rapids is a plan to restore the Iowa city’s decimated tree canopy, with a focus on equity and placemaking. Speck & Associates and Confluence won a CNU 2023 Charter Award in the Region: Metropolis, City, and Town category.
Under typical office parking requirements of a conservative 3 spaces per 1,000 square feet of floor area, it would require 56 acres or 15 New York City blocks to serve the Empire State Building if the parking were provided in surface lots. Completed...
Larkin Place in Elgin, Illinois, is the adaptive reuse of a historic orphanage, on a block with affordable missing middle housing. Full Circle Development and Cordogan Clark won a CNU 2023 Charter Award in the Block, Street, and Building category.
The Higher Ground Initiative in Nauru is a plan for a Pacific island nation that is threatened by sea level rise. Metrocology and CIVIC/URBAN won a Merit Award in The Region: Metropolis, City, and Town category of the 2023 Charter Awards.
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Young and educated flocking to close-in neighborhoods
Talented young adults are continuing to choose urban cores, fueling economic growth and urban revitalization, according to a report.
Brad Shapiro, an architect with Looney
Brad Shapiro, an architect with Looney Ricks Kiss of Memphis for the past 12 years, has formed his own firm, Shapiro & Company Architects also...
Miss. cottages slowly moving to permanent sites
Pilot program for housing designed after Hurricane Katrina is declared “a great success” by emergency agency.
D.C. think tank focuses on urban design
Politicians and policy makers are rediscovering how government affects growth patterns and the form of development. ruce Katz, chief of staff for...
Suburbia was a housing program
We used to understand that housing construction was in the public interest
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