Art focused on people in a community can provide a bridge between them and the built environment, activating public space.
Adaptive reuse of building ensemble in Providence, Rhode Island, restores significant mixed-use structures, improves public space, and provides contextual architecture in a historic downtown.
Porches and sidewalks are often ignored or dismissed, but they have important roles in building community.
The porch is more than just another single-family architectural feature, it's an important part of the culture of Black neighborhoods.
A new transit-oriented development in Utah is planned with the density and amenities of a big city downtown.
New York State DOT is moving forward with replacing the I-81 viaduct, which has divided the Upstate city for six decades, with a grid of streets. But the design will determine whether this is a human-scale community grid or marred by a suburban arterial.
These five design and implementation ideas could be repeated in many locations to create more equitable and sustainable, socially and economically robust corridors.
The Proscenium is a key part of one of the largest, coordinated, suburban retrofit endeavors anywhere in the US.
New community in Guatemala City is inspiring to those who watch the short YouTube production.
The South Carolina city is pushing back against the US Army Corps of Engineers, who propose a perimeter wall to defend against storm surge. Charleston envisions a levy and range of public spaces in a Civic Design Opportunities Report.
Although Houston is famous for having no zoning, its land-use codes are nearly as complicated. Imminent revision of parking, dwelling, and lot size rules could trigger a wave of sorely needed missing middle housing.