Founded in 1996, The Skyscraper Museum is a private, not-for-profit, educational corporation devoted to the study of high-rise building, past, present, and future. Located in New York City, the world's first and foremost vertical metropolis, the...

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We must snap out of our collective climate denial, and accept that the future will not be like the past. Only then can we protect ourselves from the floods (and the tornadoes, droughts, wildfires, heatwaves, and storm surges) to come—and build a...

By focusing on preparedness, we can fully engage Americans — all Americans — in crafting solutions to the greatest challenge of our time.

My Twitter stream is alive with the sound of placemaking.  While those are not the exact Sound of Music lyrics we remember, I am as guilty as anyone for hyping Placemaking Week in Vancouver, British Columbia (which...

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In his latest book, esteemed architect and city planner Alexander Garvin explores the question What Makes a Great City. As...

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So we all want to write New Years posts about resolutions we should make — mostly resolutions we could have made last year and will probably make again next year.

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Have you ever been to a community that was exposed to inland flooding, hurricane surge, and future sea level rise? A community that is exposed to such poor air quality that a 2005 Houston Chronicle report compared it to "sitting in traffic 24...

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Is the grand public-space experiment in New York City's Times Square at risk? Perhaps, according to this recent piece on...

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Parking expert Richard Willson reflects on the recent news story of a D.C....

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When Superstorm Sandy ravaged New York in 2012, thousands of low-income apartment-dwellers found themselves in high-rise hell.

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