Public space

Public realm: greens, plazas, fountains

Town center and civic square

Town center and civic square

Source: Van Meter Williams Pollack

'Urban Lovers' looks westward

The generously illustrated e-newsletter is produced by A Vision of Europe, but the latest issue focuses mostly on architecture and urbanism in America.

Four corners

Four corners

By Leon Krier

New Urban Piazza

New Urban Piazza

By Leon Krier

Development around farmer's market

Development around farmer's market

A farmer's market pavilion is expected to be the centerpiece of new development downtown. Courtesy of City of Overland Park.

'Urban village' with corner park

'Urban village' with corner park

For Port-au-Prince. Courtesy of The Prince's Foundation and Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company

Bike boulevards use street grids to boost two-wheeled travel

Portland has created more than 300 miles of bicycle facilities. Among the most effective are “neighborhood greenways.”

Activity-inducing streets win public support

A study by six researchers at the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that two-thirds of Americans are willing to write letters or pay higher taxes if those actions will result in a more activity-friendly neighborhood environment.

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