Older and smaller buildings and a wide range in building age offer real economic and social benefits for neighborhoods and urban centers, according to a study.
Uptown Station in Normal, Illinois—the first TIGER project to break ground four years ago—spurred impressive growth in transit and mixed-use private downtown investment.
The Washington Post recently told the story of Drew Murphy—an educated young man living the walkable urban life like many in his generation, with a twist. He doesn't live in the city.
How Big Finance and global forces are driving the shiny Starchitecture in New York, Paris, and London that is indistinguishable from skyscrapers in Dubai, Mumbai, and Shanghai.
With the help of a form-based code (FBC), Redwood City, California, has become the new Silicon Valley hot spot.
New report: More than $100 trillion in public and private spending could be saved between now and 2050 if the world were to expand public transportation, walking and bicycling.
Do you want your community to thrive in the future? If so, placemaking is a key to making that happen.
Since the mid-1980s, the city has seen a slow, but steady, resurgence. The renovation of old buildings and wise infrastructure decisions have helped the 200-year-old downtown.
As recently as 2009, there were 48 large (five stories or taller) empty buildings downtown. (Wow.) But, today, the number is down to 13.
Reported to be the world’s richest artist, Damien Hirst is building an extension to the thousand-year-old town of Ilfracombe, Devon, England.
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