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Public Square | Sanctuary cities, smart cities, identical cities, heavy polluters, intersectional urbanism, flooding, e-bikes, and gentrification.
Andres Duany offers more than 20 reasons why urban design coding is necessary—and he hopes that someday it will no longer be needed.
Public Square | Peak Millennial, the future of the Rust Belt, better air quality, roads, bridges, zoning, neighborhoods, riverfronts, and the outskirts.
Urban living with kids, part one: Attainable urban housing for millennial families with children is poised to become one of the largest market demands in the near future.
New rail and bus rapid transit routes are being built in virtually every large metropolitan area in the US, Canada, and Mexico. Almost 800 route-miles of new transit infrastructure–most of it with dedicated lanes–is now under construction, at a...
Public Square | The public realm, the perfect city, the town center, the Reuters report, eastward extension, discount malls, and segregation.
The Nolli Map is the most underutilized tool in the designer/developer tool box. It provides an intimate understanding of place.
Public Square | Knight names finalists, Google Maps studies parking, Rob compares systems, cities look to the future, and communities escape gentrification.
As a strategy, it’s local, less controversial and far more manageable, with actionable steps that give quick, tangible feedback while simultaneously addressing climate change.
Public Square | New town centers, deep learning, destination suburbs, outlying suburbs, 20-minute neighborhoods, and gentrification.
There are two models for development of cities and towns. One, the neighborhood model, founded on thousands of years of trial and error, brings people together.
Here's how great walking environments benefit eating and drinking establishments (and vice-versa).