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By Meghan Bartels / On June 6th, 2014

Can our infrastructure systems do more if they work together?

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

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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 Jason Leppig / On May 3rd, 2013

This week's selection for #forewordFriday comes from Charles R. Wolfe's new E-ssential, Urbanism Without Effort.

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By Admin / On March 8th, 2013

Planners and urban designers have reached a consensus about what constitutes "good urbanism;" however, there remains a yawning gap between this theory and reality. In this week's #forewordFriday selection, Nan Ellin's new book,...

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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 Admin / On November 9th, 2012

First, there were droughts this summer; then Hurricane Sandy; and a week after that, there was a snowstorm in the northeast. It seems we just can't catch a break from Mother Nature.

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