Modern Cities Breed Alienation...

Nov 2, 2019 by

From a young age, consumerist settings are normalized to pair as social spaces.

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Houston’s pocket prairies: Nat...

Oct 3, 2019 by

Humans are innovators and tend to look to technology to solve problems. But increasingly, people are turning to the natural world for solutions as well. For Houston, that means reintroducing the prairie.

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Tomorrow’s Healthy Connected C...

Jun 11, 2019 by

Pocket Neighborhood author and community expert Ross Chapin shares his ideas on tomorrow’s community design.

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The Missing Middle: Los Angele...

Mar 16, 2019 by

The desire for something “new and innovative” often stands in the way of proven and successful practices, especially when it involves changing zoning and building regulations.

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Metro areas can grow and cut e...

Jun 29, 2018 by

[Translate] Samuel Corum / Anadolu Agency / Getty Images metro boomin’ By Greta Jochem    grist.org Cities have a problem:...

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20 things every city can do to...

Jun 23, 2018 by

[Translate]   Benches, trees, multi-modal transportation, and local food are a few of the suggestions in the Center for Active...

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Salty Urbanism: Sea Level Rise...

Jan 19, 2018 by

[Translate] Brooks + Scarpa    ARCHITECTMAGAZINE.COM greigobrien Project Name Salty Urbanism: Sea Level Rise Adaptation Strategies...

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Why Can’t We Get Cities Right?...

Sep 4, 2017 by

[Translate] Paul Krugman    NYTIMES Photo The highways in Houston were empty last Tuesday after the city was inundated with...

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JOAN CLOS: THE PROBLEM ISNR...

Jul 8, 2017 by

[Translate] Metropolis’s Avinash Rajagopal asks Dr. Joan Clos, executive director of UN-Habitat, for his insight into successful...

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The Urban Common Spaces That S...

May 12, 2017 by

[Translate] Environment We must protect the parks, pathways, and gardens that connect us to each other and to the ecosystems of our...

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URBAN MIGRATION: SHAPING THE F...

May 10, 2017 by

[Translate] 100 Resilient Cities 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by @RockefellerFdn, In the largest wave of human displacement...

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The Urban Common Spaces That S...

May 2, 2017 by

We must protect the parks, pathways, and gardens that connect us to each other and to the ecosystems of our home.

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BOOK REVIEW: SEEING THE BETTER...

Mar 30, 2017 by

[Translate] THE DIRT   Aaron King Seeing the Better City / Island Press In her book The Eye Is a Door, landscape architecture...

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Housing for the homeless is a ...

Sep 12, 2016 by

[Translate] Editorial  la times Santa Monica residents have proposed an initiative that would require voter approval for most...

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More Thoughts on Jane Jacobs f...

Aug 27, 2016 by

[Translate] Opinion By Roberta Brandes Gratz   COMMON EDGE.ORG It was refreshing to read Martin C. Pedersen’s 10 Lessons Learned from...

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LIBERLAND MAY BE THE WORLDR...

Jun 2, 2016 by

[Translate] by Tafline Laylin  INHABITAT View Slideshow A proposal for an algae-powered city has won the design competition for...

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PREPARING FOR CLIMATE CHANGE

May 25, 2016 by

[Translate] Jared Green  THE DIRT                                                                                         Gold Coast,...

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A SUBURB THAT PUTS PEOPLE FIRS...

May 9, 2016 by

[Translate] David Friedlander  LIFE EDITED Architecture One of the biggest demerits of suburban living is how they can have an...

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WE WISH ALL SUBURBAN DEVELOPME...

Apr 21, 2016 by

[Translate] David Friedlander  LIFE EDITED Architecture We’ve long extolled the virtues of high density, urban living. By keeping...

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BRINGING LIFE TO MORIBUND SHOP...

Mar 24, 2016 by

[Translate] David Friedlander   LIFE EDITED Architecture No structure better represents consumer culture like the shopping mall. For...

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HAS LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE FAI...

Mar 23, 2016 by

[Translate] by The Dirt Contributor Welcome to the Anthropocene / The Topograph “A sense of crisis has brought us together. What is...

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IF YOU LIKE THE SUBURBS, YOU&#...

Feb 29, 2016 by

[Translate] David Friedlander  LIFE EDITED Architecture Lest we forget, car-dependent, suburban sprawl is a very recent phenomenon....

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TRIO OF LIVING GREEN BUILDINGS...

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[Translate]   by Lucy Wang  INHABITAT Share on Facebook Pin Tweet+ The heart of Paris’ 13th district has been reimagined as a...

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A KINDER, GREENER NEW YORK CIT...

Dec 18, 2015 by

[Translate] David Friedlander  LIFE EDITED Architecture Living in New York City can be many things: exciting, dynamic, culturally...

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HELP SHAPE THE NEW URBAN AGEND...

Nov 18, 2015 by

[Translate] THE DIRT  by Jared Green Nearly twenty years ago, world leaders met in Istanbul, Turkey, to discuss the fate of cities at...

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THE ORACLE OF AWESOME, AFFORDA...

Oct 23, 2015 by

[Translate] David Friedlander  LIFE EDITED Architecture There’s an ideal we promote on this site about the perfect edited life....

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CARLO RATTI DISCUSSES SMART CI...

Oct 5, 2015 by

[Translate] Network Society Interview:   FUTURISM Carlo Ratti is the Director of the MIT Senseable City Lab and Founding Partner of...

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BEIJING DESIGN WEEK – FU...

Oct 3, 2015 by

[Translate] DESIGNBOOM during beijing design week 2015, designers, architects and innovators from across the world have come together...

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DESIGN A NEW HUB FOR DEAF CULT...

Sep 5, 2015 by

[Translate] THE DIRT by Jared Green Gallaudet University, the only liberal arts university in the world that teaches its students in...

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IT’S DE BLASIO AND BRATT...

Aug 24, 2015 by

[Translate]   by Stephen Miller   STREETS BLOG, NEW YORK CITY Let’s start with some basic facts: Most people like Times Square better...

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