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Walkable streets: Considering common issues
Many of the walkable-street-related issues we face in Canada are the same as the ones we have...
Mar 11 2013 8:02am
Get your offices into a walkable town center!
If all you’ve got is out-of-date office parks to offer your prospective industry, then you’re...
Aug 10 2012 9:25am
Get your multifamily into a walkable town center
One obvious yet undervalued ingredient of an effective mixed-use town center is the residential...
Jul 13 2012 9:34am
Get your shops into a walkable town center
This week we are looking at one of the essential ingredients of a town center: the retail shops.
Jun 28 2012 11:05am
Get your hotels into a walkable town center
Too often municipalities and developers commit to the walkable town center halfway, viewing it...
Jun 21 2012 8:38am
The subtle differences between the strip mall and the multi-way boulevard
Parking in front is not the main issue. The multi-way boulevard provides a connected, high-quality...
Jun 7 2012 11:29am
Lessons from the mall and beyond
In designing regional urban retail centers, we need to understand how suburban malls excel.
Apr 6 2012 11:21am
Goooooal! Sometimes you strategize, Sometimes you ‘dump & chase’
Most of us who work with communities on form-based codes would opt for a full-blown process, but...
Jul 22 2011 10:45am
Frank J. Gruber
Nethaniel M. Hood
The coming housing calamity
More low-down on tall buildings
A tire in the park
Livability means being poor and eating only one kind of lettuce
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