Urban Planning

Deregulation for denser development in Los Angeles moves forward

Photo: PxHere

July 24, 2018 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

The aim is to reduce housing costs, traffic congestion.

One Delisle is a 522-ft-tall tower with 263 residences that Slate Asset Management is proposing to build on one of 10 properties it has bought in midtown Toronto. Image: Norm Li, Courtesy of Studio Gang

July 06, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The building’s hexagonal façade will provide passive solar heating and cooling.

March 14, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The hub will be the centerpiece of ARADA’s masterplan in Sharjah, UAE.

The Los Alamos main gate

Anyone approaching Los Alamos during the war had to pass through at least two checkpoints. Courtesy of the Los Alamos National Laboratory Archives

March 07, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The exhibit will run through March 3, 2019.

February 23, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Mayor Anne Hidalgo has appealed the decision.

January 10, 2018 | Rand Ekman, AIA, LEED Fellow, HKS Associate Principal, Chief Sustainability Officer Shannon Kraus, FAIA, FACHA, LEED AP, HKS Principal, Washington, D.C. Office Director

Corporate interests large and small are already focused on what the impact of climate change mean...

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January 02, 2018 | Christopher Bell, DLR Group

While we focus on designing organized and supportive architecture, much of urbanization is create...

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Stantec has six “sports district” projects in the works, including a proposal to convert a parking lot near Coors Field in Denver into a mixed-use complex on three acres. Image: Stantec

December 04, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

In downtown Minneapolis, the city’s decision about where to build the new U.S. Bank Stadium coinc...

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A new plan calls for elevating Houston's Downtown to become an essential component in this sprawling metro's growth and national status. Image: Courtesy of Houston Downtown Management District

November 16, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The plan, which took 18 months to complete, emphasizes the centrality of downtown to the metro’s...

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A Loop NYC pedestrian park

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October 17, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

A new proposal leverages driverless cars to free up almost all of Manhattan’s Park Avenue and Bro...

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A rendering of Lotus Equity Group's Bears Stadium redevelopment

Rendering courtesy of Lotus Equity Group

August 02, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Lotus Equity Group selected Michael Green Architecture, TEN Aquitectos, Practice for Architecture...

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Image courtesy of HOK

June 12, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project is currently 75% complete and on schedule to open in 2018.

May 24, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 36,000-sm project will cover a city block and include a residential tower.

Rendering courtesy of Hines

May 23, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Pickard Chilton Architects will design the 600,000-sf 110 10th Street.

Plank Industries planted its flag at Port Covington in 2015 when it opened City Garage, a 133,000-sf former bus garage that now serves as an incubator and training hub. City Garage symbolizes the importance that Kevin Plank places on workforce development as a component of his strategy to help revitalize Baltimore. Sagamore Development.

May 08, 2017 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Under Armour’s Kevin Plank launches a $5.5 billion redevelopment to transform Baltimore into “the...

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Courtesy Chicago Architecture Foundation

April 24, 2017 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Launched with a Kickstarter campaign, the Chicago Architecture Foundation aims to get No Smal...

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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.

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