Nation Topics - Urban Planning and Development
News and Features
How Michael Bloomberg turned architecture into a sixty-four-ounce Coke.
Do “smart” urban automation projects have more in common with Jane Jacobs or Le Corbusier?
Current market-based solutions only tinker around the edges.
The citizens of one of our largest cities are being shut out of the decisions that will affect their future.
The state of the city isn't quite as wonderful as the mayor claims.
As last year’s occupations showed, cities need more places the public can call its own.
How the World Trade Center turned Manhattan into a planned community.
Numerous cities are littered with “downtown catalysts” that failed to catalyze.
There's more to the legend of Jane Jacobs than her showdown with Robert Moses.
Filling the empty streets and turning pedestrian piazzas into true commons.