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By Jason Leppig / On March 21st, 2014

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

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By Charles R. Wolfe / On January 30th, 2014

In an ongoing series, Urbanism Without Effort author Chuck Wolfe argues the importance of the overlaps, overlays and convergence points that...

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By Jason Leppig / On December 20th, 2013

In celebration of Planetizen's top ten books published in 2013, this week we'll take a look at Jan Gehl and Birgitte Svarre's new book: ...

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By Admin / On November 15th, 2013

This post originally appeared on the Gehl Architects Cities for People blog The implementation of the first pilot projects in Mar del...

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By Admin / On November 15th, 2013

This week's selection comes from The Guide to Greening Cities. Rich in tools, insights, and tricks of the trade,...

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By Admin / On November 1st, 2013

This post originally appeared on the Gehl Architects Cities for People blog When Janette Sadik Khan and Amanda Burden visited CPH back in...

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By Admin / On October 18th, 2013

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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By Jason Leppig / On October 11th, 2013

This week, join New York City's Chief Urban Designer,...

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By Charles R. Wolfe / On October 11th, 2013

Two September experiences reminded me of the strength and fragility of urban places, and the inherent ironies of surviving town forms. One such experience was here, at home, while preparing for a keynote address in New Hampshire scheduled for later this...

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By Timothy Beatley / On October 2nd, 2013

Cross-posted at TheCityFix We need nature even more these days. As more people live in cities, nature offers a potent...

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