Making the Most of Urban Space

Major increases in city land values, a side-effect of a revived appreciation for urbanity, have pushed planners, developers and designers to reconsider formerly overlooked spaces. To maximize the... (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 1 in other taxonomies. Score: 49.12)

Subscription to Car-Free-Ideals

Since the invention of the automobile, increasingly car-oriented street networks have encouraged people to drive more, while simultaneously discouraging and, even criminalizing, walking. The result has been growing... (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 1 in other taxonomies. Score: 49.12)

Little Human behind the Design Inspiration

Cities and buildings are made for people and by people. Architects’ interpretation of the human body transfers into their architectural designs. Le Corbusier‘s tall and muscular person created... (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 1 in other taxonomies. Score: 49.12)

Is Vancouver Ready to Grow from Laneways to Living Lanes?

...Pro Walk, Pro Bike, Pro Place conference and Placemaking Week was a great inspiration. Our lanes and alleys are far from perfect today. Livability doesn’t stop at the curb. Let’s... (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 49.12)

“Most Livable City” Rankings Do Matter!: A Response

We recently posed the question “Does a ‘Most Livable City’ Ranking Matter?” The team at TH!NK found themselves leaning heavily towards “no” in our analysis, but we received... (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 1 in other taxonomies. Score: 49.12)

IBI Group project in China wins Futures Award

...livability criteria.” The MIPIM Architectural Review Future Projects Awards celebrate excellence in unbuilt or incomplete projects spanning 12 categories. The awards take place at MIPIM, the international property market, held... (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 49.12)

The Shadowless Skyscraper

As land becomes increasingly valuable, more cities are looking upwards to accommodate growth. Tall buildings create their own challenges however. But one key challenge – shadows and darkness... (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 1 in other taxonomies. Score: 49.12)

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