Urban Planning

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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.

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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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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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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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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.

 

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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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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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Related Midwest will transform 62 acres of undeveloped land, as pictured here in 2005, into an area containing thousands of homes and millions of square feet of office and retail space. Photo: Payton Chung/Creative Commons

May 23, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

Related Midwest will turn the strip that connects the South Loop to Chinatown into a neighborhood...

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May 04, 2016 | Brookings

In the new report, “How Firms Learn: Industry Specific Strategies for Urban Economies,” Brookings...

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Rendering Courtesy of MVRDV and Traumhaus

April 19, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Blending traditional families with young couples and the newly retired, MVRDV hopes to transform...

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A view of London with approved tall building proposals outlined in red. Image credit: ©Visualhouse and photographer Dan Lowe

March 10, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

More than 100 tall buildings have been added to the plans for the capital city since this time la...

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Rendering courtesy Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

February 25, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The tower would be the centerpiece of Next Tokyo, a mini city in Tokyo Bay adapted to climate cha...

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February 18, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The ‘High Street’ retail promenade and plaza is one of the largest private master-planned project...

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A rendering of what Masdar City was expected to look like upon its completion as a net-zero city. Credit: Forgemind ArchiMedia, Flickr Creative Commons

February 18, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The $22 billion experiment, to this point, has produced less than stellar results.

Winners named in “Reinventing Paris” competition

Created by Sou Fujimoto Architects, Mille Arbres includes a glass structure that tapers upward with trees lining its roof. The mixed-use development will contain apartments (including social housing), offices, and a community center. Rendering: DR

February 09, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

Architects submitted projects that redeveloped key parts of the city and incorporated green space...

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Report identifies 600 cities worldwide that will drive economic growth through 2025

Manila, Philippines. Photo: travel oriented/Creative Commons

February 02, 2016 | Mike Chamernik, Associate Editor

Of them, 440 are in emerging economies in China, South Asia, and Southeast Asia.

 

Rendering: Anders Berensson Architects

January 21, 2016 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The Swedish firm’s "Klarastaden" plan connects the city via clear skyways that weave in and aroun...

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San Diego's skyline is being transformed by new office, hotel, and residential building projects. Photo courtesy Pixabay

January 04, 2016 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The city's emission-reduction plan could drive influx into downtown

Handbook for design, construction, maintenance of permeable pavements released

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December 07, 2015 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Supports sustainable solution to stormwater and urban runoff.

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