IBI’s Carolina Carvajal attends ASLA diversity summit

...Architects (ASLA) 2014 National Diversity Summit in Washington, D.C. “In order to remain relevant and be able to serve the country’s increasingly diverse communities, Landscape Architecture needs to become a... (Search hits: 2 in body, 1 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 344.02)

International Women’s Day: Architects, Urbanists & Engineers

...diversity for our firm. As this year’s International Women’s Day theme is ‘Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030’ we wanted to gather perspectives of our... (Search hits: 4 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 196.58)

Family-Friendly Cities?

...Benjamin Schwarz contrasts the diversity and vibrancy of Jane Jacobs’ Greenwich Village with the form that exists today. Arguing that today’s VUNs are devolving into “adult playgrounds”, he notes that... (Search hits: 2 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 98.29)

The Cost of Housing and Opportunity for Innovation

...of a city. But in reality, it means these places are becoming poorer in terms of population diversity. There a range of benefits associated with population diversity, and on a... (Search hits: 2 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 98.29)

London Architecture: Dynamic, Historic, Diverse

...with each invasion came new diversity. From post-war migrants to pre-16th century invaders, new entrants to the city brought inspiration from across the globe, enlightening the city. In the late... (Search hits: 2 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 98.29)

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 Jane... (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 49.15)

Street Murals: The Power of Public Art

...diversity, cost of living, and the need for culturally sustainable development practices.” Whether sanctioned or unsanctioned, murals are a key component of place-making. They may even have the power to... (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 49.15)

The Sterilization of Public Space

...or do business. This diversity of people and functions maximizes the potential for unexpected encounters and generates inspiration for new ideas. As cities grow, the pressure on public spaces increases.... (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 49.15)

Everything is Connected to Everything Else

...In the 50 years since the release of The Death and Life of Great American Cities, Jane Jacobs‘ work has been celebrated and critiqued in a diversity of ways.... (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 49.15)

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