Philip Langdon

Philip Langdon writes on design and community from New Haven, Connecticut. His most recent book is Within Walking Distance: Creating Livable Communities for All.

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‘Aging with grace’: The next big challenge for urbanists

Designing and establishing systems for walkable communities that support aging residents are important planning and development tasks for the coming decades.
PHILIP LANGDONOCT. 31, 2018
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For cities and streets, 101 salvations

Walkable City Rules: 101 Steps to Making Better Places shows how to make communities walkable—and better places to live.
PHILIP LANGDONDEC. 17, 2018
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How urbanism, density, and spatial enclosure are related

Dhiru Thadani and Matt Bell, along with the CNU-DC Chapter board, orchestrated the recent Council on “Density Without Urbanism/Urbanism Without Density.” They see the event as the beginning of a series of CNU discussions on density and urbanism. “We...
PHILIP LANGDONAPR. 18, 2023