“Tactical urbanism” or “urban improvisation” taps the energy of community people — a needed alternative to the big-project mindset.
The protest movement in Zucotti Park shows how essential a civic gathering place is, says the new architecture critic of The New York Times.
Conversion of land under elevated highways into public space may compromise public health.
The long-awaited book from Stefanos Polyzoides and Chris Wilson is now available!
Small-scale, incremental interventions in cities will be explored in the first Tactical Urbanism Salon, scheduled for this Saturday in Long Island City, Queens.
Masdar, the futuristic urban development in Abu Dhabi, is in the wrong place and largely dependent on conventional transportation, but it's impressive nonetheless.
The movement established camp in Zucotti Park, a privately owned public open space in New York, much to the chagrin of Brookfield Properties Inc.
Five high-rises of 20 to 26 stories will help the suburban Washington office and retail center evolve into a more balanced community.
Raw concrete plazas on Broadway will be redesigned and streamlined, outfitted with curb-free surfaces of silver-gray metallic tiles.
Incentives resulted in hundreds of new spaces in NYC and San Francisco, but the quality and accessibility of these places raise questions about how public they are.
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