“City-Making” Best Match
City-Making Made Better
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...as a city-making issue is one opportunity to adopt this way of looking. Urban health issues have relevance for all city making fields, yet no single field has jurisdiction over...
Visionary City-making: A History of the Future
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...also a statement that harkens back to the age-old tradition of city visioning. Such a tradition can be sourced to the days of Mesopotamia, when cities began to take on...
New York City Architecture: As Diverse as the City Itself
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...New York City architecture is as varied and diverse as the people who live there. With a wide range of architectural styles spanning distinct historic and cultural periods, New...
Connectivity Is Key to a Smart City Foundation
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...infrastructure and field conditions, sustainable energy generation, facility performance, and more. This information will also be integrated into analytical applications to support efficient and effective information-based decision making. The City...
Technology Can’t Save The City
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...Technology can’t save the city because the complexity of the city can’t be translated into formulas. That is the bold argument in a recent piece by Hanna Hurr for...
Vancouver Architecture: Growing Into Its Own
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...It takes time for a city to mature and properly grow into its own being. The same goes for architecture: time is needed for the city to properly react...
The Green City or the Grey City?
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...this series and what the natural processes of our planet can teach us about city building. In this episode “Deserts”, the harsh living environments of deserts are well documented as...
London Architecture: Dynamic, Historic, Diverse
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...of human needs. London actually consists of two cites, the City of London and the City of Westminster. The remainder of London, as recognised now, consists of a further 32...
A Home for Tomorrow? The Rise of YIMBY
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...in Vancouver, when many citizens are stepping forward to have a greater say in the city making process. Vancouver’s YIMBY movement is less than a year old, but it’s already...
Hidden Density: The Growing Case for ADUs
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...construction. Additionally, regulations on mandatory parking minimums for ADUs are now illegal, which was a traditional way for a city to “allow” ADU construction while making them infeasible in practical...