Crossing Campo Street from downtown Las Cruces into the Mesquite Historic District is like crossing between two urban worlds that are often misunderstood.
Going forward, let's not discount the influence of history's recurring themes in how we redevelop the urban realm.
Who benefits the most from synergistic growth, where the parts of the built environment are brought together to create a strong community and sense of place? Part 2 in a 3-part series.
I and others have been tracking for some time a surging interest in walkable neighborhoods, in both reinvested downtowns and more pedestrian-friendly suburban developments.
Leigh Gallagher correctly diagnoses a spate of pedestrian deaths: Suburban arterials masquerading as city streets. The solution is obvious: Tame them.
More people moving to urban places means more open space preserved and less congestion in the far suburbs. Yet some find it hard to swallow.
To forge a coalition for urban places, let’s start by trumpeting an important fact: The value of cities and towns transcends simple arithmetic. Part 1 in a 3-part series.
When freeways are dismantled, economic and social benefits often follow. A mid-20th Century mechanistic view fails to understand such outcomes.
A $600,000 grant will take aim at a new target: the rising tide of bureaucracy that prevents young builders and entrepreneurs from starting up business enterprises and building to energize cities.
Sixteen world-renowned architects and planners gathered to share their experiences working in the global arena.
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