In Curridabat, Costa Rica, new urbanist interventions are combined with park improvements, wetlands, and projects to improve biodiversity.
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.
Tactical Urbanism transformed one of the most automobile-oriened thouroughfares in Miami—and street life surged.
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.