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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

2021 Walter Burley Griffin Prize for Urb...

Jury citation Adaptive reuse of the HMAS Platypus precinct in Sydney is a profound and exemplary transformation of urban design. The reimagining of this historically and topographically complex Sydney foreshore site, which faces Neutral Harbor and sits at the eastern end of the established Kirribilli district, was a collaborative project for architect, landscape architect and […]

National Commendation for Urban Design 2...

Jury citation The QUT Campus Nationwide: The Positioning Strategy is an effective urban design proposal and architectural framework that provides an innovative and iterative model for built environment practice in which Indigenous stories and knowledge are integrated and acknowledged. The document contains a series of spatial prompts to consider when planning to ensure the confluence […]

Does your neighborhood have good urban d...

Asma Khalid speaks with Brent Toderian, former chief planner of Vancouver, Canada, about the “trick or treat test”, which encourages residents to think about good neighborhood design on Halloween. ASMA KHALID, HOST: Halloween might be your kids’ favorite holiday. They can dress how they want or how they want to be. But it also turns […]

Urban Design Excellence Award winners ‘p

Markham’s best buildings and public spaces were honored with Urban Design Excellence Awards at a virtual gala on October 28. The event honored members of the community who have made “significant contributions to our public realm and our urban form”, Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti said, adding his congratulations and sincere appreciation to the design leaders […]

Winners Revealed: Australian Urban Desig...

The winners of Australia 2021 Urban Design Award were announced during an online presentation on Tuesday, October 26. The awards recognize contemporary Australian urban design of the highest quality and aim to encourage innovation in the built environment in cities and communities. They are co-organized by the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA), the Australian Institute […]

Salmon in the City explores urban design...

SEATTLE – The way water flows in cities affects far-swimming salmon. An event this week explores how urban centers can better treat their water to protect these iconic Northwest species. Salmon in town is an online presentation that will examine approaches to architecture that keep water clean for aquatic species. Anna Huttel, certification director for […]

Urban Design Commission reviews plans fo...

L to R: 15 and 15a Elm St. — Photo by Bobbie Toner By Eileen Qiu A seemingly routine meeting of the Urban Design Commission became tense as member Frank Valdes and presenter Mouhab Rizkallah disagreed over plans to reimagine the corner of 15 Elm St. in Somerville. Valdes said he couldn’t review Rizkallah’s plan […]

UCLA Architecture and Urban Design Annou...

anchor Student exhibiting at RUMBLE, UCLA’s student expo. Image courtesy of UCLA Architecture and Urban Design This position is brought to you by UCLA Architecture and Urban Design, an Archinect Partner School Join UCLA Architecture and Urban Design for their Graduate Program Open House virtually on Wednesday, November 3, 2021. The program includes program overviews […]

Urban design centered on user-defined, i...

Detroitisit, in partnership with the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Chicago, and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Washington DC will host a Sustainable Urban Design Summit with the aim of developing creative solutions through a global yet hyperlocal virtual program in partnership with and during the globally […]

Urban design nonprofit creates pop-up pa...

The Better Block Foundation, an urban design nonprofit, is transforming a mall in northeast Dallas into a 3,500 square foot public park with green spaces, playgrounds and a walking path. The pop-up park will be open from November 14 to November 14 and is located at the intersection of Forest Lane and Audelia Road. Its […]

Guelph Urban Design Awards Winners and H...

In addition to recognizing the winners for their achievements in urban design, the jury praised the city’s efforts to elevate and celebrate excellence in urban design. PRESS RELEASECITY OF GUELPH**************************On October 12, the Council announced the six winners and seven honorable mentions of the Guelph Urban Design Awards 2020/2021. “On behalf of the City of […]

Illustrating remarkable sustainable urba...

Detroitisit, in partnership with the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Chicago, and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Washington DC will host a Sustainable Urban Design Summit with the aim of developing creative solutions through a global yet hyperlocal virtual program in partnership with and during the globally […]

Athlone Urban Design and Regeneration Fr...

Confirmation this week that Westmeath County Council has started work on an urban design and regeneration master plan for Athlone is a wholly positive development for the regionally growing town as it aspires to attract industrial investment and achieve city status. The framework will prioritize and plan a ‘pipeline’ of projects that will reinvent the […]

Atlanta Design Festival kicks off tomorr...

The Atlanta Design Festival returns this weekend with an in-person and virtual hybrid hosted in various locations around the world Atlanta Metro region. Hosted by Mum ! Design is human Since 2007, the event has aimed to grow Atlanta’s design industry through educational tours and lectures highlighting Atlanta’s best urban, architectural, interior and furniture design. […]

perceptions of security: Weronika Zdziar...

Weronika Zdziarska, 2021 recipient of the RIBA Norman Foster Travel Fellowship. Photo courtesy of Weronika Zdziarska. How safe can you feel in a city? To be more specific, how safe do women feel in the city? While the discourse on public space and perceptions of women’s safety in urban and rural areas has been a […]

Urban design: a “people-centric” zone co

The city’s recently approved transit-focused development overlay has the potential to be the most transformative move for Indy since Unigov. The TOD overlay, which takes effect at the end of the year, is an amendment to the city’s Consolidated Zoning and Subdivision Ordinance. In this case, TOD is much more than popular urban design jargon. […]

2021 Toronto Urban Design Awards Winners...

Yesterday, members of the design and development community came together virtually to celebrate the winners of the 2021 Toronto Urban Design Awards. The City of Toronto hosts the Toronto Urban Design Awards every two years to recognize the significant contribution that architects, landscape architects, city planners, artists, design students and city builders make to the […]

How 9/11 forever changed architecture an...

Security has been an integral part of metropolitan areas for millennia. From the ancient walls that surrounded Marrakech and Munich to the barriers erected during the “Troubles” in Northern Ireland, the threat of urban violence has always been a reality for cities large and small. From a design perspective, however, the risks to city dwellers […]

Here are the nominees for the London Urb...

Breadcrumb Links Local News City Hall has opened voting for two public choice categories for the 2021 Urban Design Awards, a recognition of London’s best buildings and public spaces and the work of developers, architects, planners and designers. Publication date : Sep 07, 2021 • September 7, 2021 • 2 minute read • Join the […]

Core Spaces seeks final design approval ...

Sign up for the Morning Update email newsletter Oliv Madison, a 10-story development that would bring student housing to the State Street neighborhood, is appearing before the Urban Design Commission on Wednesday to seek final design approval. The Oliv, which is proposed by Core Spaces, would include a mix of affordable student housing as well […]

Urban design meeting at GHD Woodhead

GHD Woodhead has announced the appointment of Anne Sutherland as Director of Urban Design in Sydney. In a statement, the practice noted that Sutherland is an established leader in urban design and a licensed architect with extensive experience in the design of public spaces and enclosures. She has held senior positions with Transport for NSW, […]

Water Sensitive Urban Design and Plannin...

Appointment: 07 – 20 September 2021Course duration: Fourteen days (16 hours)Learning platforms: Moodle and Zoom The Water and Waste School in partnership with the National Mission for a Clean Ganges (NMCG) organized an online training program on water-sensitive urban design and planning from September 7 to 20, 2021. The training was aimed at building the […]

Newmarket approves new guidelines for ur...

The non-binding document aims to ensure that new developments integrate well with surrounding buildings and to mitigate impacts on neighboring properties. As Newmarket marks an increase in density and infill development, the town is moving forward with new guidelines in urban design. Council’s Committee of the Whole on August 23 approved the new Urban Design […]

The urban design of Traverse City lacks ...

guest review By Kathleen Stocking | August 21, 2021 Traverse City’s planners are so focused on creating “high density” wealth and tax revenue that they don’t think about what will happen in the future. In 2017, Joe Minicozzi, a proponent of New Urbanism, came to Traverse City and, in the Inside-Out gallery in the Warehouse […]

In ‘Mentopedia’, arts, urban design merg

Between 29 and 31 July 2021, an unusual collective exhibition was held at the Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Yaba, Lagos. The very first art exhibition in the hospital, which is over a century old. Tagged, ‘Mentopedia’, it was a fusion of urban design, health and art. One of the artists, Funmi Kindejoye, said there is a […]

Opinion: Traverse City’s urban design la

By Kathleen Stocking Traverse City’s planners are so focused on creating “high density” wealth and tax revenue that they don’t think about what will happen in the future. In 2017, Joe Minicozzi, a proponent of New Urbanism, came to Traverse City and the Inside-Out gallery’s Warehouse District to tell people how his hometown of Rome, […]

Collaborative rural health project wins ...

LAWRENCE – A rural health initiative developed by University of Kansas alumnus Tom Trenolone, director of HDRThe Great Plains studio in Omaha, Nebraska, in collaboration with the KU School of Architecture & Design, received a 2021 Regional and Urban Design Award from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The genesis of the project came after […]

Call for applications: 2 landscape and u...

Call for applications: 2 landscape and urban design projects, on new urban metabolisms Italian sites in Bitonto and San Dona Venezia To share To share Facebook Twitter pinterest WhatsApp To post Or https://www.archdaily.com/964843/call-for-entries-2-landscape-and-urban-design-projects-on-new-urban-metabolisms The theme of Europan 16 focuses on the living city as a new paradigm, in which new forms of synergies can be […]

Woolpert Receives Making Cities Livable ...

Woolpert Design Director Tony Martin (left) and Woolpert Design Manager Will Tufts present the Proscenium model. It has been an incredible project, and we are thrilled to see this unique vision come to fruition. CARMEL, Indiana (PRWEB) June 24, 2021 Woolpert received a Making Cities Livable international award for its design of Proscenium at […]

First look at major new ‘transformationa

One of Cork’s most picturesque coastal towns is about to undergo a major overhaul – with a preview of its makeover plans just revealed by the council. Cobh’s new urban design is said to “enhance the downtown public realm”, incorporating “a people-centered approach that promises to make Cobh a more attractive city in which to […]

Tactical Participatory Urban Design – Ci

Representative image: survey results shared with the community. Image: IT for change With Indian cities constantly growing and rapidly changing, the range of issues affecting them is not only increasing, but becoming very specific to the local context. Policy makers and designers are rethinking urban design to make cities more livable and public spaces more […]

Here’s a look at the urban design that m

The Dogpatch neighborhood now includes cocktail bars, crafts and the Minnesota Street Project arts complex that debuted in 2016. A decade-long building boom has resulted in nearly a dozen new complexes housing since 2018. The most recent changes offer a provocative case study of how neighborhoods can adapt to growth as they evolve. It helps […]

architect wins Stratford Urban Design Fr...

Architect 5and Studio was appointed to lead an urban design framework to improve the area around Stratford station in east London. The scale of transformation needed would be similar to what has been seen at King’s Cross and London Bridge. The architecture and land-use planning practice will lead a multi-disciplinary design and planning team comprised […]

5th Studio Wins Stratford Urban Design F...

Show in full screen 5and Studio was appointed to lead an urban design framework to improve the area around Stratford station. The scale of transformation needed would be similar to what has been seen at King’s Cross and London Bridge. The architecture and land-use planning practice will lead a multi-disciplinary design and planning team comprised […]

Urban design expert Jan Gehl on living s...

Liveable, vibrant, healthy and sustainable cities of the 21st century Concrete spikes under a road bridge in Guangzhou City, Guangdong, China (Photograph by Imagine China) Various anti-homeless or defensive architectures have recently appeared online. Spike-laden floors, steep benches and rocky sidewalks are among those modern torture devices incorporated into the streets and street corners of […]

Five projects win the AIA Regional & Urb

anchor Northeastern University Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex by Payette © Warren Jagger Photography Five projects from across the United States have been announced as winners of the AIA’s 2021 Regional and Urban Design Award. The program aims to showcase the best in urban design, regional and urban planning, and community development. The Boston-based company […]

Announcing the winners of the 2021 AIA R...

Announcing the winners of the 2021 AIA Regional and Urban Design Awards Northeastern University Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex by Payette. Image courtesy of the American Institute of Architects Share Share Facebook Twitter pinterest WhatsApp To post Or https://www.archdaily.com/959837/2021-aia-regional-and-urban-design-award-winners-announced The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced five winning projects from its 2021 Regional and […]

Open call: FLORENC 21 – International Ur

Open call: FLORENC 21 – International Urban Design Competition, Prague – Czech Republic ONplan To share To share Facebook Twitter pinterest WhatsApp To post Or https://www.archdaily.com/959209/open-call-florenc-21-international-urban-design-competition-prague-czech-republic Florenc is a district located about 1 km east of Prague’s Old Town Square. Its present character is shaped by the transport infrastructure, including a bus station, a railway […]

Jimboomba Central wins double for best u...

Councilor Scott Bannan (Division 9) at the award-winning Jimboomba Central Mall today. A mall in the heart of Jimboomba that uses smart and practical design has won a double at the Logan Urban Design Awards (LUDA). A record number of entries have been received for the awards, which recognize the best in urban design that […]

Urban Design Award Won by City Staff for...

By Kirk Winter March 24, 2021 Logie Park continues to impress. Mayor Andy Letham said the Ontario Parks Association has recognized city employee Jenn Johnson for her role in spearheading the innovative redevelopment of the park. Johnson received an urban design award from the provincial association that reviews parks and park design across Ontario. The […]

Urban design approach is stifling constr...

Attempts to improve urban design in Christchurch are blamed for delaying construction of apartments and townhouses and driving up prices. The city’s property developers are urging the authorities to adopt objective and clear planning rules so that they can build what residents need at affordable prices. James Cooney, director of Wolfbrook Property Group, which is […]

Basingstoke Gateway: subject of the Coun...

MORE objections have been lodged against plans to build warehouses near Junction 7 of the M3 – including from the council’s urban design team. John Dawson, a member of the Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council’s urban design team, said the planned development would “impair the view” of motorists entering and exiting the town. He added […]

Architects and urban design students wil...

Architects, urban design students and practitioners will help the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) beautify the city’s roads. Recently, the civic body held a competition on innovative design solutions and received responses from at least 50 participants. Dinkar Gojare, Superintendent Engineer, PMC Roads Department, said, “The aim of the initiative is to provide better solutions for […]

Urban Design Commission reviews proposed...

The Urban Design Commission is currently reviewing plans for approval of a multi-unit building at 73 Summer Street, which is currently the location of a now closed gas station. — Photo by Bobbie Toner By Max Eidelman The city’s Urban Design Commission met on Tuesday, January 26 to approve new rules and regulations, as well […]

Urban design can have a big impact on yo...

Urban design refers to the planning of the physical components of a city. Civil engineers plan cities and therefore have an important duty to carefully design municipalities that are both equitable and sustainable – beyond this, however, urban design must take into account its undeniable impact on the mental health of city dwellers. ‘a town. […]

Major investments in transport and urban...

As the engine room of New Zealand’s economy and the country’s largest labor market, Auckland’s city center must be accessible, livable and vibrant to thrive. Auckland Council has an ambitious strategy to help residents and visitors to the city move more freely and to reduce the impact of cars on the city centre. Auckland’s city […]

UCLA Department of Architecture and Urba...

anchor Mariana Ibanez. Image courtesy of UCLA Architect, educator, and researcher Mariana Ibañez joins as the new chair and associate professor in UCLA’s Department of Architecture and Urban Design. She succeeds Heather Roberge who has held the position of department director since July 2017. She is […]

Launch of a new office for urban plannin...

Urban planning and design consultancy nineteen47 is expanding with the opening of a new office in Sheffield, led by planning consultant Clare Plant. She joins nineteen47 with a wealth of experience in cross-sector town planning, most recently as a director acting for public and private sector clients in Yorkshire and the North of England. The […]

Montreal Design Team Wins $50,000 in Sud...

The McEwen School of Architecture has chosen a winner of the Sudbury 2050 Urban Design Ideas competition. The school received 100 submissions from 20 countries around the world. Teams were asked to think creatively about the city’s urban core. The jury chose a team called Sève de Montréal. Sève is French for sap. David Fortin […]

Urban Design Guidelines Approved for Aur...

Urban design guidelines to help guide new construction in long-established local communities were formally approved by Council last week. The long list of guidelines provides parameters on everything from size to materials to ensure new construction fits into what already exists in the communities of Regency Acres and Aurora Heights, as well as Temperance Street […]

Champion Announced for ShanShui Future C...

Champion Announced for ShanShui Future City International Urban Design Competition Future Shanshui City: Announcement of Winners To share To share Facebook Twitter pinterest WhatsApp To post Or https://www.archdaily.com/951429/champion-announced-for-future-shanshui-city-international-urban-design-competition On November 3, 2020, after successfully holding the Shanshui City Award Ceremony and Thematic Forum in Lishui, the competition site, the Future ShanShui City International Urban Design […]

National Architecture Awards 2020: Natio...

Jury citation Campbell Section 5 The master plan occupies a central six-hectare site at the junction of two major axes of Griffin – Constitution Avenue and Anzac Parade. This ambitious urban project, encompassing five new streets and blocks, landscaped plazas and a major new three-hectare green space, Hassett Park, has transformed this previously degraded corner […]

ANU’s ‘visionary’ master plan wins natio

news, latest news, The Australian National University’s master plan has won a national urban design award. The master plan was praised by the judges for guiding an “introverted college campus in a downtown neighborhood that reinstates one of the Griffins’ original ambitions in their plan for the nation’s capital.” The master plan is set to […]

Collaborating with Tempe to Harmonize Ur...

From afternoon siestas sheltered by grass huts in Thailand to cultural celebrations enabled by sacred temples around the world, Wanda Dalla Costa has seen how dozens of countries have found ways to reconcile architecture and cultural preservation. “I saw traditional environments that were still intact,” said Dalla Costa, Institute professor at The Design School and […]

Urban design expert tackles anti-black r...

Breadcrumb Links Local News Publication date : Sep 23, 2020 • September 24, 2020 • 3 minute read • Join the conversation Pictured in this photo is Jay Pitter, an award-winning placemaker and author whose practice is bridging growing divisions in cities across North America. Pitter gave a virtual keynote address – titled “The City’s […]

IMM Salacak Urban Design Competition Com...

IMM Salacak Urban Design Competition Completed Üsküdar “Salacak Urban Design Competition”, organized in cooperation with IMM Survey Department and Istanbul Planning Agency, has been completed. In the competition where 60 projects took place, 3 Kazan equivalent design awardsWhile 5 designs received honorable mention. Among the equivalent projects, the people of Istanbul will determine the project […]

New Christchurch apartments criticized f...

ALDEN WILLIAMS / Stuff The design of some apartments built in parts of Christchurch since 2016 has been found to be seriously flawed. (File photo) Many apartments built in parts of Christchurch since 2016 have ‘monolithic’ appearances and ‘inadequate or poor’ design, according to a new report. The findings come as no surprise to residents […]

A “near zero carbon” building shows the

Home to the main rail stations that connect London to destinations such as the North of England, Scotland and mainland Europe, the King’s Cross area has undergone a radical transformation in recent years. Once considered a less than salubrious part of town, its regeneration has seen King’s Cross become a destination for shoppers, diners and […]

Urban design practice lands Oxford Stree...

The local authority has named the City of London urban and practical design of the public domain as the ‘design custodian’ for the Oxford Street District initiative. Publica was brought in to ensure a cohesive approach to over 100 individual projects within the overall program, including two new public squares at Oxford Circus. The contract […]

Policing debate prompts rethinking of Am...

Urban planning can tear communities apart or bring them together, practitioners say By Carey L. Biron WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) — Justin Garrett Moore and his partner were walking through a private public square in New York City when they were suddenly confronted by security guards asking to be present. The nightly standoff […]

Open the beaches! Then Implement These ...

It’s going to be very hot in Chicago this weekend. With temperatures in the 90s Fahrenheit, high humidity and clear sunny skies forecast for Saturday and Sunday, being in the city will feel more like 105 degrees. These temperatures are not only unpleasant, they are quite dangerous for some citizens. However, Mayor Lori Lightfoot has […]

Experts: Rethinking urban design is esse...

A view of people jogging at Lake Titiwangsa Park in Kuala Lumpur on May 4, 2020. — Photo by Shafwan Zaidon KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 – An unexpected thing that has happened due to the Covid-19 pandemic is the appreciation of a higher quality lifestyle. Urban planning expert Shuhana Shamsuddin said a clear example of […]

R/URBAN STUDIES OFFICE / R/URBAN STUDIES...

R/URBAN STUDIES OFFICE / R/URBAN STUDIES OFFICE ©Kenya Chiba + 20 To share To share Facebook Twitter pinterest WhatsApp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/943221/r-urban-design-office-r-urban-design-office Region Area of ​​this architecture project Region : 89 m² Year Year of realization of this architectural project Year: 2019 Photographs Manufacturers Marks with products used in this architecture project Manufacturers: Autodesk, Ashford […]

International training program on water-...

Date: July 14-22, 2020 The Center for Science and Environment (CSE), India, in partnership with the Water Research Commission (WRC), South Africa and the University of Cape Town (UCT), organized an international program virtual training course on “Water Sensitive Urban Design and Planning” (WSUDP) for Africans. practitioners from July 14 to 22, 2020. The training […]

Future ShanShui City: International Urba...

Future ShanShui City: International Urban Design Competition To share To share Facebook Twitter pinterest WhatsApp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/940181/future-shanshui-city-dwellings-in-lishui-mountains As an important birthplace and practical realization of the concept “Lucid Waters and Lush Mountains Are Invaluable Assets”, Lishui has taken on the responsibility of exploring the construction of contemporary ShanShui cities. With this background in mind, […]

Chennai: Urban design prepares for a rad...

CHENNAI: Our way of looking at urban design will change after the pandemic. The Greater Chennai Corporation is in discussion with architects, urban design experts and engineers to incorporate some changes into upcoming projects. For example, parks will be designed in such a way that visitors can maintain social distancing and will also have facilities […]

Urban design is a civic responsibility: ...

Mahatma Gandhi’s idea of ​​a self-sufficient village can be reinterpreted as an organically evolved town, like a university town, supported by schools, hospitals and industries. The name Nalanda comes to my mind as it would provide opportunities for Bihar workers near their villages. Similar towns can be spawned in all provinces. Designing a city entirely […]

Grad Anshu Darbari has an eye for urban ...

Graduate Anshu Darbari beams with positivity as she talks about graduating and moving on to the next chapter of her life. Although she won’t be walking on stage in her cap and dress due to the COVID-19 pandemic, she is still grateful to have the opportunity to participate in a virtual ceremony, the first of […]

Open Call: Taksim Urban Design Competiti...

Open Call: Taksim Urban Design Competition To share To share Facebook Twitter pinterest WhatsApp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/935224/open-call-taksim-urban-design-competition “Istanbul Is Yours” is the guiding principle as the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality announces a series of urban design competitions for the city’s public spaces, emphasizing a participatory approach at every stage of the process. Public spaces should be […]

The impact of women on urban design and ...

We men and women work, live and play on the streets of the city. Over the past century, we have seen how the changing roles of women in society have impacted facets of urban design. The 1970s, for example, saw cities welcoming single women more than ever. Families followed suit, thanks to the entry of […]

How urban design affects mental health

While working as a community mental health occupational therapist, Robin Mazumder met a man in Edmonton who had survived a suicide attempt. Robin Mazumder (James Jackson) When Mazumder asked him what prompted him to try to end his life, the man replied: “I am alone. As an occupational therapist, a key part of Mazumder’s work […]

Cept University: urban design baccalaure...

AHMEDABAD: Students of Cept University’s Bachelor of Urban Design (BUD) course raised several issues with university authorities in a letter on Wednesday. University authorities said they are in contact with students for a quick resolution of these issues. “BUD batches of ’16 and ’17 pay higher fees than other undergraduate programs on campus, Rs 2.14 […]

The Paradoxes of Downtown Detroit Develo...

“If you open a building next to a Dan Gilbert development, that’s a good thing. There are more people on the sidewalk, more people, more buzz, more Instagram photos – If you open a development next to an Ilitch development, it is considered a bad thing because you are pushing away customers of concessions, theater, […]

City of Parramatta: Project Officer – Ur

A rare and exciting opportunity to drive the People & Culture agenda in a leading organization: Flexible work arrangements and 35 hour week Attractive compensation and benefits, including an annual bonus increase Supportive team culture and focus on employee engagement Conveniently located 25 minutes ride from most major transport hubs The city of Parramatta is […]

Desperately Wanted: Urban Design Solutio...

By Ajith Vyas We need thoughtful urban design to solve our urban problems and strategically respond to our urban aspirations. The introduction of the law on the pooling of land (LPA) and the possibility of transferring development rights (TDR) within the framework of the detailed urban planning schemes (DTP) would be the main links in […]

Castel San Gimignano Cemetery / MICROSCA...

Castel San Gimignano Cemetery / MICROSCAPE architecture urban design AA © Filippo Poli + 28 To share To share Facebook Twitter pinterest WhatsApp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/931689/castel-san-gimignano-cemetery-microscape-architecture-urban-design-aa Region Area of ​​this architecture project Region : 600 m² Year Year of realization of this architectural project Year: 2019 Photographs Manufacturers Marks with products used in this architecture […]

Poor urban design makes us unhappy

More than half of the world’s population – 4.2 billion people –live in cities. This number is expected to increase, with 68% of the world’s population estimated to live in urban areas by 2050. Among the world’s megacities, defined as urban areas with more than 10 million inhabitants, Tokyo, Japan is the largest, with 37 […]

For more inclusive urban design, we need...

Following the announcement of the general elections, my 10 year old daughter asked me why she was not allowed to vote. “It’s also my future,” she said. She was right: children have little voice when it comes to decisions that will fundamentally affect their lives, for good or ill. If young people are disenfranchised by […]

6 Clever Urban Design Ideas Every City S...

Year-end lists for architecture and development are somewhat curious affairs. Many of the urban mega-developments or towering skyscrapers announced at the end of the year have come at the end of long funding, design and construction cycles – New York’s Hudson shipyards been talked about for more than a decade and tends to illustrate urban […]

Major update to Melbourne’s urban design

City of Melbourne councilors approved a set of new urban design rules for central Melbourne, along with a decades-long plan to improve design excellence in the city, at a meeting of the Future Melbourne Committee on November 19 . the Melbourne Center Design Guideavailable here, aims to “facilitate the provision of high quality design for […]

Ric Abramson to lead new urban design an...

Eric Abramson The City of West Hollywood has chosen Ric Abramson, a West Hollywood-based architect who has long been active on city-related boards and commissions, to spearhead its new Urban project. Design and architecture workshop. The Urban Design & Architecture Studio is a new division within the city’s Community Services Department. the Studio will oversee […]

London architects Tillmann Ruth Robinson...

Content of the article Architectural firm Forest City Tillmann Ruth Robinson was the big winner at the Urban Design Awards on Thursday night, with a hand in three of the winning structures – including one that won the new People’s Choice category, the Boler Mountain Chalet. Content of the article Sponsored by the city, the […]

Urban design lessons on a human scale

Reedy River in Greenville, SCDavid LeBlanc Around the same time, activist/author Jane Jacobs was unpacking her new life in Toronto, Max Heller (1919-2011) was settling in as the new alderman of Greenville, SC The year was 1968, and Mrs. Jacobs, freshly coming out of fighting freeways and “urban renewal” in New York, would start again […]

Toronto Announces Winners of 2019 Urban ...

TORONTO — The City of Toronto held its annual Toronto Urban Design Awards on September 10, presenting nine projects for the Excellence Awards, 12 for the Merit Awards and one for the Special Jury Prize. The event aims to “recognize the significant contribution that architects, landscape architects, city planners, artists, design students and city builders […]

How urban design can help people with de...

Roger Marple was standing outside the door of his apartment, but he didn’t even know it. “I’m walking down the hall, I don’t even know where I am,” said the 61-year-old, who was diagnosed with early Alzheimer’s disease a few years ago. “It took me a while to realize that I was at home.” Marple […]

Pullman Tour celebrates a gem of urban d...

Here we are heading into autumn, another seasonal change – over which we know we have no control, other than doing our part to mitigate climate change. Autumn at Pullman is an interesting season because it is a whole new vision of the community that is offered to us. As the leaves change color and […]

The charm and challenge of nostalgia in ...

A light article on Mashable this week took a stab at some people’s nostalgia for the 90s. Sure, the decade was full of things like Nintendo 64 and Jurassic Park set in a more or less modern world without the darkness of the early 2000s. But, according to Mashable, technology in particular at this time […]

The 52 best projects shortlisted for the...

Downtown revitalizations, eco-friendly housing, cycle paths, rail and metro developments, public squares, shopping center improvements and an education and community district are some of the projects revealed in the Australian Urban shortlist. Design Awards 2019 announced recently. Fifty-two projects from across Australia were selected from a field of 91 entries, and the winners will be […]

Denmark and Sweden are creative in urban...

Our friends at the Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA) organized a housing tour in Copenhagen, Denmark, and Malmö, Sweden, last spring. Their goal was to combine innovative ideas in terms of sustainability, urban design and architecture. Some of the key takeaways from their trip? Don’t be afraid to make mistakes when it comes to innovation; […]