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California State Polytechnic University, Pomona invites applications for a tenure-track faculty ASSISTANT PROFESSOR position in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning in a field related to the study and/or promotion of urban planning and territory Development. Job Description: We are looking for a candidate with demonstrated strength in urban design, physical planning and/or environmental […]

Climate adaptation requires low-tech urb...

This summer’s record heatwave has clearly demonstrated the need for planning reform across Britain. Before the climate crisis further affects our cities, the government must take the lead and turn to smart use of data and urban design to help combat rising temperatures in our cities. When it comes to rising temperatures across the UK, […]

Nature-Based Urban Design

“These are floating gardens usually planted with native plants,” explains Lisa Shaw, artistic director of Biomatrix Water. “They often look like a natural bank or a small island, but are usually found in places where nature would find it difficult to intrude, places where there are concrete or sheet pile shores that do not allow […]

UH welcomes mayors to address urban desi...

To help find solutions to some of the most pressing urban design and development challenges facing cities across the United States and the Pacific, the University of Hawaii’s Community Design Center (UHCDC), Institute for Sustainability and Resilience (SRI) in Mānoa, and uh Manoa’s School of Architecture organized a regional meeting Mayors Institute on City Design […]

The best urban design of 2022

Winner Railway fleetRoss Barney Architects A civic space and public park that aims to revitalize public life in downtown Rogers, Arkansas. Finalists Baoshan Steel Parksasaki Grand BoulevardsHDR | Calthorpe Associates Small islandStudio Heatherwick PlugNYC: Electric Vehicle Curbside Charger Pilot ProgramCiocchini design Willie “Woo Woo” Wong PlaygroundCMG Landscape Architecture with Jensen Architects Honorable mentions Ford Michigan […]

King Charles’ fixation on urban design a

The key to understanding the politics of Britain’s new king, Charles III, lies in Transylvania. Anyone interested in architecture in the UK since the 1980s has had to reckon with the activities of the Prince of Wales at the time, which included books, a TV series and even an entire town, Poundbury in Dorset, designed […]

Architecture lecturer Julie Stout explor...

Emma Stewart, a fourth-year student at the University of Auckland’s School of Architecture and Planning, reinvented Queens Wharf after rising sea levels wiped out the old concrete wharf. It created a new urban landscape and a marae atea space between the city and the port. A place to welcome, celebrate, tell stories. Photo: Emma Stewart […]

Urban Design Project Manager – Portland,

SERA Architects Employer: Portland, OR, USALocation: Thu 8 Sep ’22Posted on: Full timeType: This position is available in our Portland, OR and Oakland, CA offices. What you will do: You will collaborate with our globally recognized corporate clients, award-winning consulting partners and development partners to lead innovative urban design and planning projects. Your work will […]

Urban Design and Planning Project Assist...

SERA Architects Employer: Portland, OR, USALocation: Thu 8 Sep ’22Posted on: Full timeType: This position is available in our Portland, OR and Oakland, CA offices. What you will do: You will work in conjunction with our Job Captains and senior staff on a variety of projects to support the urban design process, creating reports, charts […]

Gresham Smith’s corporate and urban desi

New Market Name Reflects Expansion of Discipline and Transformation of Design NASHVILLE, Tenn., September 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ –Gresham Smith is delighted to announce that the company’s Corporate + Urban Design Marketplace has been renamed Life and Work Places. This new name reflects how the practice of the firm has expanded following fundamental changes in the […]

Girl Up MENA STEM Bootcamp: Architecture...

Sat, Sep 10, 2022 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM Arabian Standard Time (UTC+3) Register here. Girl Up’s STEM for Social Good Tour is coming to you, virtually! This FREE 2.5-hour virtual event is aimed at young leaders ages 13-24. About this event Interested in architecture, urban design and sustainability? Intrigued by the drawing, design, planning, […]

Using urban design to promote physical a...

Urban garden in Tapada da Ajuda, Lisbon From playful elements of street architecture in Cork, Ireland, to teaching children about growing vegetables in Lisbon, Portugal, cities across Europe are using urban design and health interventions to promote well-being. be of their populations. Europe has a unique opportunity to make urban life healthier since it has […]

The sustainable city is the chronicle of...

The Sustainable City chronicles London’s eco-design innovation Urban areas provide the best environment for ultra-low impact living; this is the premise of Harriet Thorpe’s new book, The Sustainable City, who brings together the architecture shaping London’s quiet green revolution When it comes to the future of the planet, the news is not good. Yet if […]

Senior Project Architect (10+ years of e...

WXY is looking for an experienced architect with over 10 years of post-graduate experience in New York. At WXY, we are looking for capable, enthusiastic and curious people who are interested in a range of project types to join our dynamic team. The position will require the ability to lead an architectural project independently, under […]

Urban Design Panel: What you need to kno...

Design leaves a lasting impact on the appearance of cities, shaping cities 50 or even 100 years into the future. Municipalities use many different methods to guide and shape development design, from zoning to secondary plans and urban design guidelines. To further promote design excellence in the public realm, Urban Design Commissions — or Design […]

What is “PlanningTok?” The amazing worl

During her first semester of graduate studies, Brad Biehl noticed a problem. He had studied entrepreneurship as an undergraduate, but a life-changing internship set him on a whole new path. It turned out that his true calling was town planning – a career he barely knew existed a few years earlier. “I realized that planning, […]

On ‘#PlanningTok’, TikTokers are changin

During her first semester of graduate studies, Brad Biehl noticed a problem. He had studied entrepreneurship as an undergraduate, but a life-changing internship set him on a whole new path. It turned out that his true calling was town planning – a career he barely knew existed a few years earlier. “I realized that planning, […]

How Urban Design Can Meet the Needs of B...

David Banta The influx of baby boomers approaching the age when they are ready for a new phase of life is not just a matter of size; it is also about influence, including the broadening effect of this generation on housing for the elderly as a keystone of urban design. Today’s senior housing developments are […]

Oshawa Announces Winners of This Year’s

OSHAWA, ONT. — The City of Oshawa’s 2022 Urban Design Awards recognized 11 local projects for demonstrating excellence in urban design and improving the city’s image and quality of life. Supported by the Ontario Association of Architects, the Ontario Institute of Professional Planners and the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects, 10 projects received an Award […]

Professor of Urban Design and/or Urban P...

Harvard University Employer: Cambridge, MA, USALocation: Thu 18 Aug ’22Posted on: Full timeType: The Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) is seeking to appoint a Senior Full Professor in the fields of Urban Design and/or Urbanism. Applicants must demonstrate excellence in scholarship and/or practice in urban design and/or urban planning as it relates to the […]

Professor of urban planning and/or urban...

The Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) is seeking to appoint a Senior Full Professor in the fields of Urban Design and/or Urbanism. Applicants must demonstrate excellence in scholarship and/or practice in urban design and/or urban planning as it relates to the built environment. Additionally, the successful candidate will be expected to play a significant […]

Jobs as Assistant or Associate Professor...

The Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) is seeking to appoint a candidate as an Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (tenure track) in Urban Design. Applicants must demonstrate excellence in scholarship and/or the application of design skills to the city and the built environment and will be expected to teach in the core program in […]

Professor of Urban Design and/or Urban P...

The Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) is seeking to appoint a Senior Full Professor in the fields of Urban Design and/or Urbanism. Applicants must demonstrate excellence in scholarship and/or practice in urban design and/or urban planning as it relates to the built environment. Additionally, the successful candidate will be expected to play a significant […]

PhD position on urban design strategies ...

The Faculty of Architecture, Architectural Engineering and Urban Planning and the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences of the University of Louvain are opening a doctoral researcher position. The doctoral student will work under the supervision of Prof. Maider Llaguno-Munitxa (Professor at the Faculty of Architecture, Architectural Engineering and Urban Planning, and at the Leuven […]

What bats can teach us about urban desig...

A smart monitor in London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park records bat activity.Credit: Duncan Wilson When I was an undergraduate student at the University of Leeds, UK, I volunteered to help with a study on bat conservation. Someone put a small common pipistrelle (Pipistrellus pipistrellus), the smallest species of bat in the country, in my hand, […]

Urban Design Guidelines Update | Talk t...

What are the Urban Design Guidelines (UDG)? Used by the design commission to review projects, The Urban Design Guidelines are a series of design principles for buildings, streetscapes and public open spaces, with the aim of cultivating design excellence in private and public development. They were created to guide developments so that they exemplify our […]

Urban design through a gender lens

In an Architecture Daily article, Camilla Ghisleni highlights the benefits of designing cities and public spaces for all users, including different genders, ages, and abilities described in the Handbook for Gender-Inclusive Urban Planning and Design, published in 2020 by the World Bank. As Ghisleni writes, “The initiatives presented by the guide seek to break with […]

How gender inclusion influences urban de...

How gender inclusion influences urban design #DCRainbowCrosswalks Washington, DC USA. Flickr by Ted Eytan Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0) To share To share Facebook Twitter Mail pinterest WhatsApp Or https://www.archdaily.com/986297/how-gender-inclusion-is-influencing-urban-design In the 1970s in Berkeley, California, a group of disability rights activists called the Rolling Quads began dismantling curbs and improvising sidewalk ramps, demanding […]

New density rules for big cities could a...

Christel Yardley / Stuff New changes to government-mandated housing intensification rules could negatively impact what Hamiltonians see as “normal,” says city council planning director Mark Davey. Sweeping new housing density rules risk allowing shoddy urban design, warns a city planner struggling with the problem in Hamilton. Mark Davey’s candid comments come ahead of a Thursday […]

Urban design factors can affect public h...

HoD Cardiology GMC & SSH Jammu Dr Sushil Sharma examining patients at RN Pura in Jammu on Sunday. Excelsior CorrespondentJAMMU, 31st July: A health camp was led by Dr. Sushil Sharma at Govt Middle School, RN Pura, Jammu where he discussed the link between urban city design and cardiovascular disease. “Cities are home to a […]

Architects should oversee urban design t...

NUR-SULTAN – The Union of Architects of Kazakhstan has called on the country’s leaders to legitimize the role of architects in urban planning, Union President Serik Sultangali said during a briefing by the Central Communications Department on 28 July, the office’s press office reported. Proper land use in cities and regions remains relevant. Photo credit: […]

Where is the city going? From urban des...

Where is the city going? From urban design to urban living © SFAP To share To share Facebook Twitter Mail pinterest WhatsApp Or https://www.archdaily.com/985589/what-is-the-city-heading-for-from-urban-design-to-urban-life In the 1960s, Jane Jacobs criticized modernist urbanism from the point of view of the integrated city. For her, the goal of urban renewal is to establish a better integrated relationship […]

City of Oshawa Recognizes Excellence in ...

Preferred region How does this work? By Glenn Hendry Published on July 26, 2022 at 8:55 am Ten projects, including two downtown residential developments and three post-secondary buildings, have been honored by the City of Oshawa with Urban Design Awards. The City also honored its own by awarding a Special Recognition Award to CIMA+ for […]

Urban Design – City of Burlington

The city of Burlington is growing rapidly. Where growth once meant new neighborhoods and housing estates, it now means intensifying key urban areas and building “up” rather than “out”. Applying these growth strategies around our downtown and Burlington GO Station will control sprawl, protect our rural areas and make better use of our land and […]

Launch of Riyadh Sports Boulevard Urban ...

Saudi Gazette report Riyadh — The Board of the Sports Boulevard Foundation announced on Thursday the launch of the Urban Design Code for areas on Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Road in Riyadh. The foundation’s board is headed by Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister. The Sports Boulevard project is […]

Open Call: Southbank Bratislava Architec...

Open Call: Southbank Bratislava Architecture and Urban Design Competition South Shore Bratislava To share To share Facebook Twitter Mail pinterest WhatsApp Or https://www.archdaily.com/985707/open-call-southbank-bratislava-architecture-and-urban-design-competition The site in question is one of the most valuable building plots amenable to development in the capital of Slovakia, Bratislava, thanks to its proximity to both the historic city center and […]

Besieged Cities: Kyiv and Odessa: Locati...

Besieged Cities: Kyiv and Odessa: Location, Urban Design and Reconstruction To share To share Facebook Twitter Mail pinterest WhatsApp Or https://www.archdaily.com/985581/cities-under-siege-kyiv-and-odesa-place-urban-design-and-reconstruction Two of Ukraine’s most important cities, Kyiv and Odessa, are currently under attack. Matthew Bell, FAIA, presents a historical analysis and leads the discussion on the main architectural and urban design features of these […]

Mayor Wu Announces Diana Fernandez Bibea...

Mayor Michelle Wu and the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) today announced the appointment of Diana Fernandez Bibeau as the new Deputy Chief of Urban Design, to develop and execute a human-scale and inclusive vision for Built Environment Design Across Boston. “Diana is a dynamic problem solver and inclusive designer with years of experience […]

Diana Fernandez Bibeau appointed deputy ...

Fernandez will elevate the importance of urban design at the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) and champion the transformative power of sustainable, walkable communities for all ages and abilities. Mayor Michelle Wu and the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) today announced the appointment of Diana Fernandez Bibeau as the new Deputy Chief of […]

St. Pete Pier Named One of America’s Bes

ST. PETERSBURG, FL – The St. Pete Pier has been named one of the Urban Land Institute’s 2022 Top 10 Americas Winners Excellence Awardwhich rewards the best urban design projects. The pier was the only design in the southeastern United States to win the award, according to a city press release. “What better way to […]

St. Pete Pier is named one of the nation...

St. Pete Pier was selected as one of 10 recipients of the Urban Land Institute’s 2022 Americas Awards for Excellence, a high honor recognizing outstanding development projects in North and South America. While other winning designs reside in cities like Hollywood, San Diego and Chicago, St. Pete Pier was the only design in the southeastern […]

Urban Land Institute recognizes St. Pete...

St. Petersburg, Florida – The St. Pete Pier has been selected as one of 10 winners of the Urban Land Institute’s 2022 Americas Awards for Excellence, a supreme honor recognizing the best new urban designs. The St. Pete Pier was the only design in the southeastern United States to be awarded. ULI launched the Awards […]

St. Pete Pier among the top 10 urban des...

ST. PETERSBURG – The St. Pete Pier is one of the top 10 new urban designs in North and South America, according to the Urban Land Institute. The pier in May was named one of 21 finalists for the price focused on real estate. An 11-member jury made up of planning, finance, urban planning, urban […]

how urban design can make people less li...

Urban beautification campaigns are usually sold to local residents as a way to improve their daily. Design elements – from lighting systems to signs, benches, bollards, fountains and planters, and sometimes even surveillance equipment – ​​are used to renovate and beautify public spaces. Designers call these elements “urban furniture”. And the projects in which they […]

SWBR Wins AIA Eastern NY Urban Design Aw...

TROY, NY – SWBR was recently recognized by the East New York Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) with an Urban Merit Award for the Troy Riverfront North Extension project. The annual awards program honors the design achievements of its members and emerging professionals. The project, part of the city of Troy’s overall […]

New Book Reviews Urban Design Pioneer Wi...

Author William H. “Holly” Whyte ’39 posed among passers-by on Fifth Avenue in 1989. Bill Foley/Getty Images Journalist Richard Rein’s book ’69 chronicles Whyte’s impact William H. “Holly” Whyte ’39—journalist, author, urban anthropologist, and champion of pedestrian-friendly nooks in big cities—began his books with no-nonsense declarative sentences. His 1956 bestseller, The organization man, begins: “This […]

Architecture, urban planning and urban d...

Read this in the Manila Times digital edition. Palafox Associates PHOTOS BY PALAFOX ASSOCIATES Today at Palafox Associates we celebrate our 33rd anniversary! Looking back on our humble beginnings and a panoramic view of the last three decades, I am deeply grateful to see how Palafox Associates has grown into a multidisciplinary team of professionals […]

Placing women’s safety at the heart of u

A consultation on the safety of women and girls found that 71% of all women in the UK have experienced some form of sexual harassment in public spaces. Improving the safety of women and girls means placing positive societal values ​​at the heart of urban planning and building design. New approaches to planning and developing […]

City of Ramelton Wins Urban Design Award...

At the RIAI national awards ceremony on Thursday evening, the regeneration project for the town of Ramelton in Donegal won the ‘urban design’ award. There were 147 entries in the competition, and the entry submitted by Dedalus Architecture, under the title “Ramelton Castle Street Historic Towns Initiative Project”, was also highly commended in the “Sustainability” […]

Ramelton Historic Towns Initiative wins ...

The Ramelton Historic Towns Initiative won the Urban Design Award at the prestigious Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland (RIAI) Awards. At the awards ceremony on Thursday evening, the project was also highly commended in the “Sustainability” category. There were 147 entries in the competition, and the entry was submitted by Moville-based Dedalus Architecture under […]

Aedas and Dpall jointly won the urban de...

Project description Aedas and Dpall Engineering (Sh) Co., Ltd. joined forces to create the urban design scheme for the conceptual planning of Chongqing Liangjiang Yuzui OPN area and TOD central area. The relevant area is located in the heart of Longsheng Area, one of the three major sub-centers of Chongqing New Town, surrounded by a […]

Campus master plan wins Queensland Urban...

BVN From campus to country – a Queensland University of Technology’s master plan developed with reference to local First Nations knowledge and culture – won the highest honor in the 2022 Queensland Minister’s Award for Urban Design. The awards were announced by Public Works Minister Mick de Brenni on June 9, recognizing excellence in contemporary […]

Citywide Urban Design Guidelines

The Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury, together with its consultant, developed the draft townwide urban design guidelines. The guidelines will be used by the development community, city departments and the general public to ensure that all future developments – including homes, commercial and industrial properties, landscaped areas etc. – reflect the local context and the […]

Sekou Cooke mixes hip hop, architecture ...

UNC Charlotte professor and hip-hop architecture leader Sekou Cooke is on a mission to challenge the way architects design buildings. Jamaican-born Cooke first encountered hip-hop architecture as a student at Cornell in the mid-1990s, and he continued to be at the forefront of the movement, Charlotte Observer reports. The university’s Charlotte Building is currently home […]

Urban design is the key to healthy envir...

Rapidly growing urbanization along with aging populations, climate change, environmental degradation, COVID-19 and other pandemics present significant challenges for people living in cities and other communities. The ability to identify and respond to urban challenges related to health, equity and sustainability varies greatly from national and subnational government across the world, due to available human […]

UTS Online’s Master Of Urban Design Prep

Sydney, May 31, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sydney, New South Wales – Australia’s population has grown significantly in recent years, with forecasts putting it at 1.8% per year. This translates to around 29.3 million more people by 2027[1]. With this growing population in mind, many governments are focusing on the development of residential neighborhoods and, […]

UTS Online’s Master of Urban Design prep

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia – May 30, 2022 — Australia’s population has grown significantly in recent years, with forecasts putting it at 1.8% per year. This translates to around 29.3 million more people by 2027 [1]. With this growing population in mind, many governments are focusing on the development of residential neighborhoods and, more […]

Architecture is ephemeral, town planning...

I just read the excellent book by Matthew Green Shadowlands: A Journey Through Britain’s Lost Cities and Vanished Villages. It tells the story of places such as the medieval town of Dunwich, once one of the busiest ports on the east coast, a victim of coastal erosion in the late Middle Ages. He says in […]

Urban design, transport and health

The medical journal The Lancet has published a series of articles exploring how to assess and guide planning decisions to create healthy and sustainable cities. Live long and prosper! Urban design, transport and health The Lancet Global Health, Vol. 10, No. 6 Summary Good urban planning produces co-benefits for individual and planetary health and well-being. […]

Woolwich sees strong response to Elmira ...

What should downtown Elmira look like? Woolwich Township staff have heard about what residents are looking for and the results are conflicting. The Elmira Streetscape Urban Design Study revealed what survey respondents want when it comes to downtown design. “I think there’s a mixed message about the different kinds of things people want,” said Deanne […]

Urban Design Forum envisions a street-ba...

The city planners, architects, civil servants and “placemakers” who make up the livable streets movement have just handed Mayor Adams a manual on how to run a crucial part of any city administration. This manual – a blueprint for a new municipal focus on the public realm – comes in the form of “Streets Ahead: […]

How Singapore’s “Garden City” Vision Fus

Extract of Supertall: how the tallest buildings in the world are reshaping our cities and our lives. Copyright (c) 2022 by Stefan Al. Used with permission from the publisher, WW Norton & Company, Inc. All rights reserved. On my first visit to Singapore, I was struck by how remarkably different the city was from Hong […]

Here are some of the wonders of urban de...

Here are some of the wonders of urban design on display at H22 City Expo Helsingborg shows the creative power of architecture The start of the H22 City Expo is approaching and the host city of Helsingborg is already looking forward to showcasing some of its creative ideas in the field of urban design and […]

teens develop urban design skills while ...

A group of Austin-area teens learn how architects and engineers work to improve their community. Along Chicago Avenue, students work together to renovate their neighborhood through urban design. Keishjuan Owens, 22, is a program management intern at Territory, a youth-led nonprofit that teaches students about urban design. He works with teens to design items to […]

UB Urban Design Students to Share Propos...

BUFFALO, NY — Members of the public are invited to view the results of a University at Buffalo urban design studio engaging residents to reimagine the heart of Buffalo’s Bailey Green neighborhood. The community event will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 7 at 66 Zenner St., Buffalo. UB architecture […]

How SWA Group applied urban design conce...

Three and a half years after the deadliest wildfire in California history destroyed the small town of Paradise, residents are slowly rebuilding. Last November, the third anniversary of the fire, more than 1,000 houses out of the 14,000 destroyed had been rebuilt. By this fall, the city expects 10,000 of the 40,000 displaced people to […]

How urban design can promote social equi...

Ishita Gaur describes how urban design can facilitate social services and improve equity in cities. “There are great inequalities in the distribution of health care, housing assistance, accessibility to food and educational opportunities, among others. While access to this social infrastructure is in a largely politically determined, some spatial challenges exacerbate the situation, but they […]

How cities are changing shape and adopti...

The pandemic has changed the way we work, travel and interact – and cities must change too to avoid becoming ghost towns. Dr. David Cleevely, President of the Cambridge in front The NECE project discusses new research that examines how the city can experiment with new principles of urban design and transportation Two years of […]

Lecturer in Urban Design (teaching and r...

This appointment is for a permanent lecturer to deliver and develop our teaching and research in the field of urban planning within the Department of Environmental Planning and Management of the School of Environment, education and development. We welcome applications from individuals committed to high-quality teaching and research in urban design. The appointee is expected […]

UT Austin students win national urban de...

AUSTIN, Texas — A multidisciplinary team of students from the University of Texas at Austin won the 20e Urban Land Institute (ULI) Gerald Hines Annual Student Competition. Made up of students from the School of Architecture and the McCombs School of Business, the team received $50,000 for its prospective redevelopment plan for a mixed-use site […]

The Edsel of Urban Design – Architecture

Saturday 09 April 2022 Will Morgan, architecture critic The ill-conceived and unambitious plan for plot 2 in the Bailiwick of Commission 195 will apparently go ahead. Even so, we can express our regret at the limited vision behind it and express our concern about its deleterious effects in the future. (If the Urbanica solution is […]

It’s Exploding, Part 3: The Urban Design

Rarely does a city have the opportunity to transform hundreds of hectares just minutes from its city center and airport. Especially along an existing light rail line. Salt Lake City has invested significantly — tens of millions — in the Utah Transit Authority’s Airport (Green) line, improving not only the five TRAX stations along North […]

Pushing to make CBD in 2050 a place for ...

Sydney will be transformed by three public squares in the heart of the city, wider pathways and harbor pools as part of a City of Sydney plan to provide more urban spaces for residents by 2050. The council’s long-term strategy for what post-pandemic Sydney might look like in 30 years includes better connections to culture, […]

Tauranga council seeks urban design pane...

Tauranga, left, should try to avoid Auckland’s urban design ‘mistakes’, a commissioner has said. Photos / George Novak, Getty Images Design experts on a panel set up in part to help Tauranga avoid Auckland’s “mistakes” could each earn $185 an hour. Some say the money and the sign are worth it, but others say it […]

Christopher Alexander, architect who hum...

Consider pattern 187, the marital bed. “It’s crucial that the couple choose the right time to build the bed, not buy one off the cuff,” Alexander wrote. “It’s unlikely the bed can have the right feel until the couple have been through some tough times together and their experience has some depth.” He suggested placing […]

The UoM School of Urban Planning and Arc...

Mysore/Mysore: The School of Urban Planning and ArchitectureUniversity of Mysore (UoM), in collaboration with Institute of Urban Designers-India (IUDI) and Karnataka Section of IUDI, had organized a two-day 9th National Urban Design Dissertation Seminar in virtual mode. Prof. G. Hemantha Kumar, Vice-Chancellor of UoM, inaugurated the seminar on March 25. Speaking on this occasion, he […]

Safety through urban design

Whether we are healthy, wealthy and lead a lavish life, security remains the primary condition for us to enjoy all the blessings. Time and time again, Pakistan has faced security challenges, mainly due to internal and international threats. One of the main reasons for homeland security issues is the unprecedented increase in urbanization which has […]

The Urban Design Forum and the Van Alen ...

anchor Community Cleanup Day in Kingsbridge, Bronx as part of the project led by the Northwest Bronx Community & Clergy Coalition. Image: Carla Swickerath/Van Alen Institute The Urban Design Forum and Van Alen Institute announced a new cycle of Neighborhoods Now, their initiative launched in the […]

Streetscape project in Yarmouth, Nova Sc...

YARMOUTH, NS – The architectural firm responsible for a streetscape project in downtown Yarmouth has won a 2022 National Urban Design Award for the project’s impact on the surrounding environment. Announced in a March 14 release, Dartmouth-based architectural firm Fathom Studio has been awarded the Small to Medium Community Urban Design Excellence Award for Phase […]

Lakeview Village Receives Urban Design A...

Common Waterway at Lakeview Village Aerial view looking west. (Rendered by Cicada Design Inc., Toronto Canada, courtesy of Lakeview Community Partners Limited) Lakeview Village, a mixed-use community being built on a 177-acre brownfield site west of Toronto along the Mississauga waterfront, received the Excellence in Sustainability Award as part of the National Urban Design Awards […]

Aguiar seeks to take MIT’s online urban

City Council will vote Wednesday on whether to pay supervisor Yvette Aguiar to take an online course on “how to combine effective design, progressive public policy and emerging technologies to build sustainable, high-performance cities that meet the urban challenges of our time.” The course, titled “Beyond Smart Cities: Emerging Design and Technology” and offered for […]

Lakeview Village Receives Excellence Awa...

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Lakeview Community Partners Limited (LCPL) is pleased to announce that Lake View Villagea vibrant mixed-use community being built on a 177-acre brownfield site along Mississauga’s waterfront, has received the Excellence in Sustainability Award as part of the 2022 National Urban Design Awards. Presented by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC), the Canadian […]

How urban design helps create a more vib...

Reading time: 3 minutes When Richard Florida published The rise of the creative class in 2002, many found that the larger the population of creative types—artists, musicians, designers, and tech workers—in any given city, the stronger its economy and quality of life. Tim Antoniuk Attracting and retaining creative talent was partly a matter of urban […]

City of Burlington Seeks Professionals f...

The City of Burlington’s Urban Design Advisory Committee is seeking three design professionals to serve as volunteer members for its next two-year term beginning in April 2022. The City is looking for urban planners, architects, landscape architects, heritage professionals, green technology specialists and planners, according to the City. “The mandate of the Burlington Urban Design […]

ZHA’s “Future Cities” Exhibit Examines t

ZHA’s “Future Cities” Exhibit Examines the Company’s Innovations in Urban Design © Liang Xue Share Share Facebook Twitter pinterest WhatsApp To post Or https://www.archdaily.com/978265/zhas-future-cities-exhibition-examines-the-firms-innovations-in-urban-design The “Future Cites” exhibition recently opened at the Future Design Arts Center in Chengdu, examining how the work of Zaha Hadid Architects has redefined urban landscapes around the world. The monographic […]

Urban design brings amenity to the water...

Global design studio, GroupGSA, has reimagined coastal urban amenities in a visionary 30-year-old Waterfront project, Shell Cove. The planned residential, commercial and tourism development – a $1.5 billion joint venture between Shellharbour City Council and Frasers Property Group – involved the creation of a world-class urban district comprising 2.5 km of foreshore parks designed by […]

Egis takes a majority stake in the pract...

Civil engineering group Egis has acquired a majority stake in a Queen’s Award-winning architectural and urban planning firm with studios in Manchester, London, Toronto, Sydney and Melbourne. The deal was backed by prominent advisers. Weston Williamson + Partners has particular expertise in large-scale infrastructure, master plans and city-shaping projects. She has designed and implemented major […]

Where urban design and public health int...

In Governing, Alan Ehrenhalt emphasizes the connection between urban design and public health, highlighting the arguments of public health experts that the way we design cities and buildings has a powerful impact on the health of individuals and populations. Much of public health by design has to do with temperature re-engineering, particularly making the environment […]

Urban Design Commission grants approvals...

March 9, 2022 8:38 p.m. Post : March 9, 2022 8:38 p.m. Update: March 10, 2022 07:31 MADISON, Wis. — Madison’s Urban Design Commission on Wednesday gave approval to a number of redevelopment proposals in the city, including a 12-story apartment building behind the Kohl Center and a redevelopment of the Salvation Army site on […]

Urban Design Commission Grants Approvals...

A number of changes have been made since a previous presentation to the commission, which the developers say will improve safety and activate the ground floor, including adding space for the operation of food trucks. The commissioners gave the project unanimous initial approval; it should be submitted to the Planning Commission on March 21 and […]

Circular economy in urban design: sustai...

Circular economy in urban design: sustainability and community involvement Schoonschip by Space&Matter. Image © Isabel Nabuurs To share To share Facebook Twitter Mail pinterest WhatsApp Or https://www.archdaily.com/977900/circular-economy-in-urban-design-sustainability-and-community-involvement While the circular economy is often discussed in relation to the architectural object through the prism of material recycling, design for disassembly, and material passports, the framework is […]

Wellington.Scoop » Kapiti’s growth strat

Press Release – Kapiti Coast District CouncilCouncilors have adopted a growth strategy for the Kāpiti Coastal District which emphasizes well-designed, compact urban centers and focuses on protecting and enhancing Kāpiti’s natural and built environments. Mayor K Gurunathan said the strategy, called Te tupu pai, will see greater intensification occur in stages and progressive development of […]

Urban design firm explores options for I...

Miami-based urban design group Moresurbia released what a reimagined Greenville Interstate 385, also known as the Greenville Gateway, could look like in those last few miles before reaching downtown. E. North Street, the Bon Secours Wellness Arenathe Greenville County Law Enforcement Center, Lavinia Street, East Park Avenue, and the Pettigru Historic District are a few […]

Oshawa Calls for Nominations for 2022 Ur...

Preferred region How does this work? By Glenn Hendry Published on February 22, 2022 at 1:28 p.m. Holiday Inn Express – 2018 Urban Design Award Winner The City of Oshawa is calling for entries for the 2022 Urban Design Awards, a program that recognizes excellence in architecture and urban design that enhances the image of […]

People with disabilities risk being ‘exc

A report outlining the impacts of the transition to low car consumption in cities on people with disabilities and pathways to achieve an inclusive low car consumption city has been published by the climate charity Possible and the Active Travel Academy at the University of Westminster. The report is the product of in-depth interviews and […]

North Vancouver-based project wins Urban...

A North Vancouver-based project that emphasizes community building rather than community has won Urbanarium’s The Mixing Middle urban design award. Announced Thursday (February 10), Team Contingent, which includes Nicole Sylvia, Roy Cloutier and Lőrinc Vass from Vancouver, beat out 44 entrants from around the world to win the $10,000 prize. “We were delighted with the […]

Urban Design Commission expresses concer...

February 9, 2022 10:38 p.m. Job : February 9, 2022 10:38 p.m. Updated: February 10, 2022 4:41 p.m. MADISON, Wis. — Members of Madison’s Urban Design Commission expressed a number of concerns Wednesday about a proposal to demolish three buildings in the 400 block of State Street and replace them with a five-story mixed-use development. […]

Gainesville residents are excluded from ...

Everyone who uses digital devices, websites and apps has had both useful and frustrating experiences with the digital world. User experience is known in the Silicon Valley vernacular as UX, and it’s meant to foster positive, frictionless experiences with digital technologies. The term UX has evolved and been amplified over the past 20 years by […]

The Urban Design Commission to hear a pr...

February 8, 2022 8:08 p.m. Job : February 8, 2022 8:08 p.m. Update: February 8, 2022 10:21 p.m. MADISON, Wis. –Madison’s Urban Design Commission is scheduled to hear a briefing Wednesday afternoon about a proposed mixed-use development on State Street. JD McCormick Properties hopes to raze three two-story buildings in the 400 block of State […]

Urban Omnibus and Urban Design Forum are...

The Architectural League of New York and its online publication focused on building cities, Urban omnibushave joined the Urban Design Forum at launch a call for applications for the New City Critics Fellowship Program. Launched Feb. 3, the call is seeking a total of five critics from underrepresented backgrounds who will form the inaugural cohort […]

AIA Names Winners of 2022 Regional and U...

Bruce Damonte, Willie “Woo Woo” Wong Playground in San Francisco, by Jensen Architects Today, the American Institute of Architects announced the winners of its 2022 Regional & Urban Design Awards, honoring four projects that exemplify the “best in urban design, regional and urban planning, and community development,” according to an AIA press release. This year’s […]

At Sundance, New Films Tackle Painful Le...

The Sundance Film Festival often includes a mix of biopics about innovators in the arts, investigative documentaries about the art world, or scripted feature films around contemporary art or clubby connoisseurs. Not this year, where the films screened as part of the entirely virtual festival (until January 30) go through architecture, visual innovation and archaeology. […]

International Urban Design Competition f...

Project description Xiamen is a bucolic coastal city with enormous potential for economic development. With the landing of Xiang’an International Airport in the south, it is marked as the gateway to the maritime Silk Road. Recently, the UPDIS and Aedas consortium won the international urban design competition for the new Xiamen airport area; the scheme […]

Urban design, “cultural stunting” and te

Urban design, “cultural stunting” and technological regulation in China, explained by Dan Wang – SupChina Jump straight to content Search any company based in China Search any company based in ChinaHuatai Insurance GroupTSMCHuaqinXuanji TechnologyLife insurance in ChinabilibiliWillHuimingjieHuaweiAgricultural Bank of ChinaEEAeHangChinese Three Gorges Society (CTG)China Aviation Industry SocietyCATLYuanfudaoChinese Academy of Aerospace AerodynamicsTsinghua UnigroupGreat Wall EnginesFantasia HoldingsXiaomi58.comAuto […]

What keeps older drivers driving? Poor ...

In articles like “It Won’t Be Pretty When Baby Boomers Lose Their Cars,” I’ve described how inconsiderate home designs can make it difficult for people to stay in their homes, but also how poor urban design makes it almost impossible to get out of them if they don’t know how to drive. A recent Globe […]

City of Richmond Calls for Nominations f...

The City of Richmond is calling for entries for this year’s Lulu Awards, which celebrate homes, buildings and outdoor spaces that “raise the bar” for urban design. According to the city, excellence in urban design is defined by how buildings and the open spaces between them – such as parks, walkways, bridges, water, landscaping, lighting […]

To make streets pedestrian, BMC appoints...

THE BMC has offered to appoint urban design consultants to work on its street improvement program across Mumbai. The consultants will be responsible for preparing a detailed report of streets that can be made pedestrian friendly and more aesthetic. The civic body manages approximately 1,950 km of roads daily. In many places, the trails are […]

How to integrate direct air capture into...

The first commercial carbon removal plant, where CO2 is sucked out of the air and stored underground, is in a remote part of Iceland, far from a city. It is a massive industrial operation. But carbon capture technology doesn’t need to be sequestered in the middle of nowhere: it could also be embedded in neighborhoods, […]

2021 Urban Design and Architecture Award...

Project descriptionThis redevelopment transforms a tired pair of mixed-use buildings into a catalyst new building contributing to the revival of the trendy Barton Village neighborhood. The upper floors contain eight completely rebuilt rental apartments (of the original six), with exposed wooden joists and roof terraces in the upper units. The emergency stairs were replaced by […]

Poor urban design eats away at 28% of ur...

AHMEDABAD: Few people may know that in the main area of ​​Gurukul-Memnagar, the built-up area is 58% while the open space is only 4% with a major share of 38% lost due to which is identified as a “setback” in planning. Overall in Ahmedabad, a study by students from CEPT University under the City Studio […]

MPhil in Architecture and Urban Design: ...

The MPhil in Architecture and Urban Design (Projective Cities) is an 18-month interdisciplinary research and design program that examines the multiscalar issues that arise at the intersection of architecture, urban design and planning. Projective Cities is an essential forum for addressing governance and development issues in the context of global urbanization challenges. Its aim is […]

Master in Resilient Urban Design

The MRUD is a 36-credit post-professional degree aimed at graduates and professionals with prior design skills in the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, urban and regional planning. Those who are not design professionals are strongly encouraged to apply. The degree emphasizes the city’s four-part resilience framework, which includes health and well-being; infrastructure and environment; economy […]

Info-Tech head office wins two urban des...

Breadcrumb Links Local News Info-Tech Research Group’s downtown headquarters is the overall winner of the city’s 2021 Urban Design Awards. Publication date : December 07, 2021 • December 8, 2021 • 1 minute read • Join the conversation Info-Tech Research Group headquarters in central London. Photo submitted Content of the article Info-Tech Research Group’s downtown […]

Melbourne group resurrects dormant urban...

In the depths Melbourne’s lockdown in 2020, a group of urban designers came up with the idea of ​​creating a ‘force for good’ for the future development of our cities. As we emerge from a second year of pandemic isolation, the group has resurrected an organization of more than 30 years to galvanize like-minded peers […]

Greater Dallas Planning Council Announce...

DALLAS, December 6, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The Greater Dallas Planning Council (GDPC) recognizes excellence in local urban planning and design through its annual reception of the Urban Design Awards. The 2021 winners will be honored on tuesday 7 december, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Latino Cultural Center of dallas. The awards will […]

Water Sensitive Urban Design and Plannin...

Appointment: November 30 – December 02, 2021 Course duration: Three days (24 hours)Place: Anil Agarwal Environment Training Institute (AAETI), Nimli, Rajasthan Type of course: Residential CSE – School of Water and Waste (SWW) organized a 3-day residential advanced training program on “Water Sensitive Urban Design and Planning (WSUDP) – Rainwater Harvesting at Different Scales” from […]

Studio nominated for the urban design co...

Tuesday, November 23, 2021, 9:54 a.m.Press release: Timaru District Council The multi-million plan to guide growth and investment in downtown Timaru over the next decade and beyond has taken a big step forward with the appointment of an innovative urban design studio. Isthmus Group has been appointed Urban Design Consultant to work with council and […]

DCP Launches Interactive Urban Design We...

The New York City Department of Planning (DCP) encourages New Yorkers to take part in his news website with its updated principles of good urban design as the city works towards a more equitable and inclusive future. In September, DCP announced the launch of a interactive urban design site the public to collaborate in updating […]

City resilience through water-sensitive ...

Tianjin Cultural Park —RAMBOLL.COM/PROJECTS/GERMANY/TIANJIN-CULTURAL-PARK Last year, the average global temperature rose 1.2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, and experts predict this decade will be the hottest on record. If this trend continues, it will lead not only to sea level rise, but also to stronger and more frequent storms. Mitigating this climate trend to avoid […]