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Why are some downtowns in trouble while others are thriving? And what does it take to ensure a healthy future for the heart of America’s cities?
Social design is changing how we build and conceive of cities.
Cities that want resilient downtowns must focus on two critical areas: updating regulatory frameworks and addressing the fundamentals of accessibility.
Before we can create vibrant, sustainable urban areas, we need to understand what naturally happens when people congregate in cities.
Resilience Matters is compilation of articles and op-eds advancing a holistic, transformative approach to thinking and action on urban resilience in the era of climate change, grounded in a commitment to sustainability and equity.
When you think of toxic chemicals in the environment, what comes to mind? Perhaps a belching smokestack, or a pipe discharging chemical waste into your local river. You probably don’t think of your living room. But you should.
There's a new housing framework built around three P's: Preservation, Production, and Protection.
Whether you’re having a family fun day or looking for a space to work remotely or meet a colleague with kid in tow, these are your best bets in the Beltway.
Who really benefits from urban revival? From trendy coastal areas to the nation’s heartland, cities are seeing levels of growth beyond the wildest visions of only a few decades ago. For a look at the ramifications of this explosive growth for our own...