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By Hillary Brown / On May 15th, 2014

Last spring's Presidential appeal for fixing the nation’s “raggedy” infrastructure (his word choice) has failed to stir a response from Congress. However, bold...

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By Meghan Bartels / On April 25th, 2014

How can multifamily housing be more livable?

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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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