Everybody hates being stuck in congestion. For decades the default solution has been: Make the roads wider. Cities across the country have been happy to comply. But they’re wrong. We look at why and what’s the real solution to congestion.Read More
Author: Adam Greenfield
A dismal landscape of sprawl blankets west Texas. But just when it seemed that the craft of making lovable places has been lost, a resident in the small Texan town of Post has revived good urban design. We discuss his project: Silent Night Village.Read More
This is our second piece on working with merchants to help them understand and support ideas for change. In this article, organizer Madeleine Savit explains the art of relationship-building with merchants and how to integrate their visions for change into a project.Read More
In these times of division and isolation, we need a lively public realm more than ever. And making new social spaces come alive doesn’t have to be mired in bureaucracy. Let’s see how it can be done by exploring Europe’s many quick and easy social space installations.Read More
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