In 2013, the city of Norfolk, Virginia, removed almost 70 benches from three small city parks.

"What is a street?" is the first question posed in Global Street Design Guide from the ...

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In honor of PARK(ing) Day, Island Press is taking tactical urbanism to the streets. PARK(ing) Day is an annual event where people all over the world transform metered parking spots into temporary public parks. These pop-up parks can take all forms--in...

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Reposted from gazettenet.com with permission

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An elegant sun catch at an outdoor café. Photo by Robert Brown.

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View of promenade seating and edge buildings in Bo01. (Photograph by Joakim Lloyd Raboff.)

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This Friday, visionary architect Sim Van der Ryn takes you on a reflective journey of a more ecological and humane approach to design. With a focus on the strengths and weaknesses in our approach to the design of our communities, regions, and buildings...

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Sarah LeRoy of the Southwest Climate Change Network weighs in on the rising temperatures and their impact on current energy systems. 

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Design, declared Nobel economist Herbert Simon, means "changing existing situations into better ones." Wonderful, but who decides what's "better"?

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