Reusing Industrial Buildings in an Urban Core

...low-impact industry back into the city? This is something San Francisco is currently exploring with it’s PDR (Production, Distribution, Repair) zoning. Additionally, many adaptive reuse projects save only traditional brick-and-stone... (Search hits: 2 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 1 in other taxonomies. Score: 147.48)

Gruzen Samton-IBI Group honoured for museum project in New York

...NY State Design Award of Merit for Adaptive Reuse as well as the Award for Design Excellence by The Art Commission of the City of New York in 2004. El... (Search hits: 2 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 98.32)

Building Cities like Forests

Historically unprecedented urban growth has led to tremendous technological advancements but has severely diminished cities’ long-term sustainability. Inspired by similarities between urban systems and the natural environment, architects,... (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 1 in other taxonomies. Score: 49.16)

Columbia Grammar School wins AIA historic preservation award

...Preparatory School in the Adaptive Reuse/Historic Preservation category. The design awards reception and presentation took place October 10, 2014 at the Hilton of Saratoga Springs, New York, in conjunction with... (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 49.16)

Smart City // Dumb City

...The smart city comes with numerous benefits, from more adaptive mobility systems to enhanced service coordination, but when does a smart city turn dumb? In an insightful article, New... (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 49.16)

Ecology, Design Patterns & the Self-Building City

While a resurgence in mixed-use development has contributed to more human-scale districts, Färgfabriken‘s Jan Ryden argues in a recent article for Volume, that it often lacks the diversity... (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 1 in other taxonomies. Score: 49.16)

What COP21 Means to Urban Planners

After long nights, intense negotiating, and ultimately the most important international climate deal in history, it’s time to get to work. Home to the majority of the world’s... (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 1 in other taxonomies. Score: 49.16)

Stone Age Solutions with a Digital Twist

Facing an unprecedented drought, Los Angeles is turning to an ancient water-management solution, cisterns, combined with new technology, the cloud. As Next City writes, the project, initiated by... (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 1 in other taxonomies. Score: 49.16)

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