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Well Tempered City
Rose's latest book "is an urgent call to re-evaluate the theory and practice of city-making"
Increasingly in demand today, missing middle housing forms the backbone of the quintessential American neighborhood.
Power Strip, Dhiru Thadani
“We know what the appliance is…. now we need to find plugs to connect it to the existing power grids.” Christopher Alexander
Transit-oriented development links transportation and land use—providing people with maximum choice in how to get around by intensifying activities near transit nodes with high quality public space.
This drawing offers a lot of information for the maintenance of healthy street trees, which are critical to urbanism. A rule of thumb is that tree roots will not penetrate soils compacted to greater than 85 percent. Most concrete sidewalk specs call...
Sansome and Broadway
"The prime ingredient of urbanism is really public space and the public realm. So the urban plan comes first and the building second."
Sundance Square in Fort Worth, Texas, is a pioneering example of New Urbanism in a sprawling, Sunbelt city.
In order to get good streets, you have to think beyond any single street—an idea that is at the core of New Urbanism. Dendritic networks lead to fragmented and dispersed land uses.
The cute Katrina Cottage has proven the versatility and usefulness of cottages that are designed to fit into complete neighborhoods.
Here's a deeper look into our schedule—to help you make travel plans, sketch out your agenda, and make the leap to get registered now.
Public Square | Water conservation, starchitect honors, road fatalities, smart cities, Black Bottom, Hazel Park, H Street, and gentrification.
City parks have been endangered by suburban flight, privatization and design overkill. Here’s a short list of basics for planning true public spaces.