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TheLean Initiative doesn’t advocate for a complete free-for-all, but rather lightening the...
Apr 22 2014 8:14pm Steve Mouzon
From the planet to the neighborhood, from city life to nature, the world of Kaid Benfield is...
Apr 22 2014 1:43pm Kaid Benfield
For three generations, the American Dream was largely defined by continual suburban expansion. A...
Apr 21 2014 7:12am Robert Steuteville
Great news for the environment: This relatively new trend reverses nearly a century of city...
Apr 17 2014 10:05am Kaid Benfield
The multifamily industry is building more in walkable locations, but developers still need...
Apr 15 2014 8:35am Robert Steuteville
Today I’m going to provide some tips – some do’s and don’ts – for public officials to help them...
Apr 14 2014 10:26am Charles Marohn
Indianapolis's remarkable Cultural Trail is more than a pedestrian and bike trail. It...
Apr 14 2014 8:32am Kaid Benfield
In a comprehensive piece called "What's New in New Urbanism," Multi-Housing News reports that new...
Apr 14 2014 7:45am Robert Steuteville
This should open the way for more common sense street design in towns and cities all over...
Apr 11 2014 4:57pm Robert Steuteville
The secret sauce of Maker Space innovation isn’t something inside the building, but rather what’s...
Apr 8 2014 10:53am Steve Mouzon
If you want to be profiled in Wikipedia, it is better to be born in an urban place. The classic...
Apr 7 2014 10:36am Robert Steuteville
A survey sponsored by Realtors illustrates that home buying is more like a prix fixe menu than...
Apr 7 2014 8:44am Robert Steuteville
The LEED rating systems were a great idea in the beginning, but they have become a symbol of all...
Mar 31 2014 4:01pm Steve Mouzon
Connecting competence to organized support is key to reversing the Sisyphean cycle of urban...
Mar 31 2014 8:34am Robert Steuteville
Some are surprised that Robert A.M. Stern has been invited back to CNU — the last time he addressed...
Mar 26 2014 2:18pm Scott Doyon
Inspiring stories of visionary leaders are splendid, but it is more reliable to build "champions"...
Mar 20 2014 12:54pm Robert Steuteville
The public and private sectors each need to learn some lessons from the ways most great old places...
Mar 19 2014 9:41am Steve Mouzon
In 1997, I returned to Europe after a long absence. My Paris photograph, above, jump-started a then...
Mar 18 2014 12:03pm Chuck Wolfe
No longer comprised of isolated districts, twenty-first century downtowns are rebuilding...
Mar 17 2014 1:02pm Joe Nickol
Surely we haven’t reached the point where making inner-city neighborhoods more attractive to more...
Mar 17 2014 12:35pm Kaid Benfield
Be careful about lazy research.
Mar 12 2014 6:16pm Kevin Klinkenberg
Cue up Curtis Mayfield and the Impressions. Last week’s release by the Pew Research Center of...
Mar 11 2014 10:11am Robert Steuteville
Coming together under a big tent for synergistic growth that contributes to strong communities....
Mar 10 2014 10:37am Robert Steuteville
Going forward, let's not discount the influence of history's recurring themes in how we redevelop...
Mar 4 2014 1:01pm Chuck Wolfe
Who benefits the most from synergistic growth, where the parts of the built environment are brought...
Mar 3 2014 10:49am Robert Steuteville
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