Development

Despite the pandemic's devastating impact on the office market, downtowns and nearby walkable neighborhoods are looking forward to two decades of growth driven by demographic and economic change.
Creating a town center with appealing public spaces and a mix of uses has many advantages over a conventional office park, and that draws employers to the Village of Providence.
The smallest scale of the Charter of the New Urbanism is the building, and the smallest building is usually a house. Many of us own one, or would like to own one. But it can also be expensive to purchase a house, pay a mortgage, and also launch a...
The redevelopment of a 700-acre municipal airport in Austin is the reality of what quality development can be, if America embraces good planning and urban design.
South Hill village in Ithaca, New York, combines walkable greenfield development with suburban retrofit to offer a new model for growth.
Code reform and light rail, plus a key development, are helping to transform the center of Mesa, Arizona.
Even a small waterfront site can turn into a social and economic draw for a city or town.
The Wheeler District is shaping up as one of Oklahoma City’s landmark neighborhoods.
A ton of people and a well-designed public realm combine in the alchemy of a happy place in LA.
Tech billionaire Marc Lore hired starchitect Bjarke Ingels for a new urban design of a city that would be based upon community ownership of land.
Continuing care retirement communities are a huge industry, planned in the suburban model, often with excess land that could be better utilized in a walkable, mixed-use form.
A development in Edina, a first-ring suburb of Minneapolis, hits a lot of metrics of sustainable planning. Nolan Mains was built on a 2.8-acre site that was previously nearly 100 percent impervious surface—mainly surface parking lots—in a commercial...