Urban Planning

Image courtesy of Snøhetta

April 20, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Snøhetta-designed project nearly doubles the size of public space at one of the most visited...

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The site of the future project. Photo courtesy of Sigurjon Gudjonsson, NYC DOT 

April 20, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The winning team will have $900,000 to design and implement their proposal.

Image courtesy Sasaki

April 14, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Vertical farms will bring new farmable space to the city.

The arrow-shaped Denny Substation, in Seattle, represents a merging of public infrastructure, architecture, urban design, and landscaping. The 110,000-sf utility center, which is scheduled to open next year, will offer recreational amenities to visitors. Image Courtesy NBBJ

April 12, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The Denny Substation in Seattle is designed to give local residents a reason to visit.

Rendering courtesy of Dissing + Weitling

March 14, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Xiamen Bicycle Skyway stretches for 7.6 kilometers throughout the central part of the city....

Rendering courtesy of Carlo Ratti Associati

February 09, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The village in Heidelberg, Germany, which 16,000 Americans called home at one time, is being rede...

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Rendering courtesy of MVRDV

February 06, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The plants will represent 250 species found in South Korea.

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January 17, 2017 | Robert Cassidy, Executive Editor

The Center for Neighborhood Technology has been tackling poverty, housing, transportation, and en...

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Rendering courtesy of Adjaye Associates via The Illuminated River Foundation

November 11, 2016 |

The competition is searching for the best design for lighting the bridges of central London.

Rendering courtesy of BIG

November 09, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The pods can reach speeds of up to 1,100 kilometers per hour.

Rendering courtesy of The Rail Park

November 04, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project is finally moving forward after nine years in the making.

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October 27, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Drivers are worried the move will cause an increase in traffic congestion.

Rendering courtesy of Heatherwick Studio

October 27, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Construction on the $130 million project can now proceed as planned.

Rendering courtesy of CBT

October 20, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The detailed master plan for Phase 2 of Masdar City has been unveiled by CBT.

Image courtesy of fr*ee

October 14, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The city would be situated around New Mexico, Texas, and Chihuahua.

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October 03, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project has stalled since being proposed two years ago by former Mayor Karl Dean.

Image courtesy of Ogrydziak Prillinger Architects.

September 20, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

A proposal from Ogrydziak Prillinger Architects redesigns San Francisco’s crosswalks to make them...

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Rendering courtesy of Forbes Massie/ Heatherwick Studio

September 15, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The installation is designed by British architect Thomas Heatherwick and will be the centerpiece...

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Buckhead Park Over GA400, say its proponents, would offer Atlantans safe, easy, and efficient access to many of this district's amenities. Image: Rogers Partners Architects + Urban Designers/Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects

September 12, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The half-mile thoroughfare would connect to surrounding streets and companies.

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September 07, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

An expansion of ‘heat networks’ is viewed as a possible means for Britain to accomplish its goal...

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Rendering courtesy of bKL Architecture

September 07, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The high-rise, H700 Shenzhen Tower, is one of a group of towers being built in Shenzhen’s Caiwuwe...

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Image courtesy of Plethora-Project.com

July 19, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

By treating the neighborhood as a living entity, players of Block’hood take part in the creation,...

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July 15, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

While catching them all may be the main goal, the wildly popular mobile game is also leading peop...

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West Palm Beach, Fla. Photo courtesy Van Alen Institute.

July 13, 2016 | BD+C Editors

Design and research teams will use West Palm Beach, Fla., as their model.

 

Photo: Paul Miller/Creative Commons.

July 07, 2016 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Zoning, property rights, building codes all could be re-imagined.

 

Rendering courtesy C.F. Møller

June 15, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The development acts as a transition area between a traditional urban landscape and parklands....

URBAN EVANGELIST: Bruce Katz sees America humming again, city by city

Bruce Katz, the inaugural Centennial Scholar at the Brookings Institution, travels the globe espousing the virtues of cities as economic engines.

June 10, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Katz, best known as Co-director of the Brookings Institution's Metropolitan Policy program, belie...

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Rendering courtesy Triptyque Architecture via Inhabitat

June 09, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The garden would filter as much as 20% of CO2 emissions while also providing a place f...

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Vancouver park board approves final design for urban park

Rendering courtesy Vancouver Park Board.

May 31, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

The green space is intended to be a recreation area for a busy part of downtown.

 

A rendering of Kiruna's new city center. Rendering courtesy of White and Tegmark

May 31, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Kiruna, the northernmost city in Sweden, and its 20,000 residents will be moved two miles to the...

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