A review of Douglas Farr’s Sustainable Nation: Urban Design Patterns for the Future
A new urban tool is designed help cities, planners, and developers with scenario planning.
Implementing the New Urban Agenda will be hard work—public spaces, including streets, provide the tissue connecting people to the benefits of cities.
The asphalt-industrial complex—otherwise known as Big Asphalt—took control of our cities and towns. Here's how we can take it back.
A key goal of the Seven50 plan is to ensure that development along the coastal areas is resilient and sustainable.
A horizontal weave brings disparate threads together and creates a fabric—a metaphor for resilience.
We can be thankful that we are in the midst of a golden age for cities, and their vibrant resurgence colors ominous global trends in more optimistic hues.
After Harvey, let's rebuild a city that will last for centuries and support healthy social interaction, in addition to getting people out of harm's way.
The drive-through lifestyle, exported by America and adopted worldwide, is the "operating system for growth" that is a root cause of rising carbon emissions.
The most critical opportunity for urbanists is to step up to the magnitude of the climate challenge.
In their visions of the future, the elite graduate schools of urban planning lately see a new-and-improved suburbia, based on self-driving electric cars, “drone deliveries at your doorstep,” and “teardrop-shaped one-way roads” (I think that means...
The folks who brought us walkable downtowns and transit-oriented development have a new challenge to tackle: climate change.