“Mixed Use” Best Match
A Driverless Future is not just about the Cars
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...the power to effect a reset of our complete mobility model. True, new light rail lines (transit) can move the needle towards compact, mixed use development, but they are costly,...
Making Better Use of Costa Rica’s Public Space
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...in the road than the vehicle. This is not enforced. This failure to enforce the constitution is an issue of social justice, but more simply, a poor use of a...
IBI Group Recognized for Architecture and Urban Design
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...mixed-use, high-rise architecture has recently been recognized with multiple industry awards. Affirming the company’s strength in designing liveable, accessible and vibrant cities and communities, these awards recognize the outstanding contributions...Tags: architecture, high-rise, L'Avenue, Minto Yorkville, Montreal, One Pacific, Toronto, Trapp+Holbrook, UDI, Vancouver
Old Power Plants, New Energy
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...use and have been sitting relatively empty for decades. The properties are now owned and managed by the Niagara Parks Commission. The Commission often makes local news headlines searching for...
The Case for ‘Dispersed’ TODs
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...approach benefits the residents with a more livable environment and access to high-quality transit, transit operators with increased ridership figures, and cities themselves, where increased transit use means fewer cars...
Jographies: Urban Infrastructure to Encourage Running
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...many running groups across the country, can we design and manage our streets, spaces and parks to increase the number of people who use them and ultimately improve community health?...
A Better Use for the Laneway
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...America, noting that paint and pallets can be used to rapidly reshape a laneway at low cost. From a lighter, quicker, cheaper strategy, a full woonerf approach, or another strategy,...
The City of Today: Circle Back to the Past?
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...of mixed use traditional neighborhoods), rather than simple and clean hierarchical structures (think of single-use districts and Euclidean zoning). The notion of a city understood as a whole was the...
Project Drawdown and Passive Houses
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...of a net-zero neighbourhood. Passive Houses One of the ways to achieve a net zero building is to use the Passive House concept. This idea was developed by the...