Design

A "pop up" park has evolved into a major downtown Detroit square that is anchoring a neighborhood revitalization.
Plan Viva Laredo is making an immediate impact on Laredo, as streets are retrofitted for multimodal transportation and developers are encouraged to use new urban principles.
A new vision for Chicago's grandest boulevard connects two neighborhoods and provides a setting for 4,200 new housing units.
Seaside’s influence on urban redevelopment is profound—it initiated a re-evaluation of the the civic realm in planning and city building. Lessons learned at Seaside have been applied in the revival, redevelopment, and restoration of existing...
A Charter Award-winning development in Louisville has challenged conventional models of retail and civic space and provided a model for how the city can grow in the pattern of its historic neighborhoods.
A master plan for Shanghai's oldest district prioritizes preservation while allowing for strategic development.
A high-rise development, home to the Essex Street Market, is now providing homes to people who were displaced a half century ago.
Urbanism and preservation of a historic landscape and medical buildings add up to a unique redevelopment underway in Washington DC.
Building types are most helpful when trying to achieve a fine-grained mix of house-scale buildings of varied density and type in a walkable neighborhood. This is part one of a series.
A large-scale development raises the bar for new design in Charleston, while re-connecting neighborhoods and anchoring a 1.6-mile-long linear park.
12 Ways that Seaside revolutionized how we think about cities and towns.
CNU President and CEO Lynn Richards was selected to join a panel to judge a design competition for transforming Buffalo’s Skyway, a segment of freeway that soars over the waterfront. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced the competition to...