Sustainability

Rising sea levels will create massive displacement in coming generations—here's a number of ways that people and communities will transition from low-lying to higher locations and conditions.
Thanks to the Australian-American Fulbright Commission and UN-Habitat's World Urban Campaign, fundamental relationships at the heart of urban public health and livability are under scrutiny in tropical Australia.
Here are some ideas on telling the story of why walkable urbanism matters—from your perspective to a particular audience.
Bangalore has grown like a plate of seafood spaghetti—it's green spaces are reduced to a few sprigs. The city needs a new vision.
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.