Identifying mistakes in designers' basic assumptions is a first step to a healthier, more sustainable built environment.
Institutions face a fierce opposition between living campus environments that look old-fashioned, and contemporary architectural expressions, which do not contribute to emotional and physical wellbeing.
In Charlottesville, Virginia, 12-acre linear park incorporates stormwater systems into community spaces that allow for new development.
The project inverts the usual relationship between car and human in land development.
The three-block Chicago street design creates a plaza-like feel by raising the street and eliminating raised curbs.
A recent UConn relocation from a leafy suburban campus to downtown Hartford, Connecticut, follows wider urban trends.
Most funding should go to small projects in a living city. Instead, funding is often skewed toward large projects.
A transit-accessible infill development includes a variety of housing types geared to improving the economics of urban living.
Tregunnel Hill in Cornwall, England, proves that the principles used in Prince Charles's Poundbury are replicable.
A revolutionary method of direct human responses to imagined forms, performed on the actual site, reveals a vast amount of useful design information not otherwise available.
Crosstown Concourse reused a massive blight in the midst of disinvested Memphis neighborhoods.
Author’s note: This is the third in a series of ten essays that present innovative techniques for designing and repairing a corporate or university campus. These tools combine New Urbanist principles with Alexandrian design methods. Traditional...