A form-based code and affordable transit-oriented development tie for Grand Prize in CNU annual design awards.
While some Main Streets seem well past their prime, others – like Corning’s – remain thriving to this day. Why? Location is important, but design and context also matter.
This video from urbanists Dover, Kohl & Partners offers instructions on the transformation of an inner suburb that was languishing.
Be careful about lazy research.
Going forward, let's not discount the influence of history's recurring themes in how we redevelop the urban realm.
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 I write about a particular square in some inspiring place, I’m not saying we should stamp 5-story buildings on squares all across the landscape. I’m reaffirming that a sense of enclosure can provide a feeling of comfort and satisfaction.
A new book examines the principled past and visions for the future of the town that inspired New Urbanism.
While conscious city planning can be good, the instinctive organization of city life can be even better, and the world is full of examples if we look for them.
A book by by June WilliamsonIsland Press, 2013, 138 pp., $35 paperback, $70 hardcover
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