South Carolina development offers convincing lessons for how builders, developers, and architects can create a successful new town.
Walkable, mixed-use planning is the key to getting young people outside again and enabling their independence.
Urban designers and architects are astounded by a charming, small, mid-block development in Charleston that is 2-4 stories tall yet is comparable to the gross density of Manhattan.
A nationwide study of more than 1,000 street sections sides with urbanists and planners in the long-standing battle with traffic engineers over the benefits of narrow travel lanes in urban places.
When you see news about the infrastructure around us, remember your own personal budget: how would you wisely spend your resources of time and money?
Three landmark developments since the 1980s have transformed the city's relationship to the water.
A majority African-American city in southern Georgia is redeveloping with the help of a Transect-based, walkable urban plan.
New urbanists can be encouraged by the popularity of Blue Zone research and learn from the many place-based factors to longevity, including walkability, social institutions, and local diet—which can be included in plans to boost quality of life.
The author of Fragile Neighborhoods urges urban planners to take on a vital domestic challenge: Help restore the social function of neighborhoods.
An Olmsted-inspired plan for Lake Wales, Florida, would revitalize the core, promote new growth in walkable neighborhoods, and preserve green space around the town.
The Finley Street Cottages in Atlanta show how attainable housing can be built without subsidy, enabled by incremental zoning reform.