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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 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 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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By Timothy Beatley / On July 9th, 2013

One key premise of our concept of Biophilic Cities is that nature is (and ought to be) all around us, nearby and readily accessible.

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By Admin / On February 22nd, 2013

This week's #ForewordFriday excerpt comes from Reshaping Metropolitan America, by Arthur C. Nelson. What do you think cities will look like in ten years? What about...

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By Timothy Beatley / On July 2nd, 2012

It is fitting that I am here in Vitoria-Gasteiz, the capital of the Basque country of Spain, on the occasion of the launch of our new edited book Green Cities of Europe...

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