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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 […]

Kwara set to establish functional buildi...

By Layi Olanrewaju, Ilorin The Kwara State Government is set to initiate the establishment of a functional building control agency which will inspect, approve and certify every stage of building construction in the state. State Governor, Mallam Abdulrahman Abdulrazak, who was represented by State Communications Commissioner, George Olabode Towoju, made the call during a one-day […]

City planning hires lead planner and sus...

Last update: February 03, 2022 Written by Joan Roman, Bob Sprague The urban planning department has hired a new senior urban planner and responsible for sustainable development. Marisa Lau started in the former position in January, the same month that Talia Fox took on the latter position. Lau will participate in the implementation of the […]

City planning hires lead planner, sustai...

Lau Fox The urban planning department has hired a new senior urban planner and responsible for sustainable development. Marisa Lau started in the former position in January, the same month that Talia Fox took on the latter position. Lau will participate in the implementation of the city’s master plan through projects related to the historic […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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; […]

China can learn from Australian urban de...

By 2017, 58% of Chinese lived in cities. This is much lower than the 79% for Western Europe and the 86% for Australia, but China is experiencing very rapid urbanization, as shown in the graph below. It’s expected 70% of the Chinese population will live in cities between 2035 and 2045. Source: OWID based on […]

This Week in Louisville, Experts Talk Ur...

Listen to the episode: Experts in urban planning, design and architecture gathered in Louisville this week for the 27th Congress of New Urbanism (CNU). Two industry leaders and event presenters spoke about their work on WFPL’s In Conversation and how urban planning can build neighborhoods in an inclusive and responsible way. Our guests were: Doug […]

Water Sensitive Urban Design and Plannin...

Date: August 6-9, 2019 Anil Agarwal Environmental Training Institute (AAETI) Nimli, Rajasthan (301405) contextThe Center for Science and the Environment (CSE) in collaboration with the Cooperative Research Center for Water-Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC) is organizing a four-day training program on “Water-Sensitive Design and Planning water “. The CRCWSC is an Australian research centre, which envisions future […]

UCLA Luskin | Using urban design to adv...

By Mary Braswell An in-depth exploration of social justice as a guiding principle of urban design will turn into a book designed by UCLA Luskin faculty. During the spring term, Urban Planning brought 10 leading scholars to campus to shed light on public space in all its complexity. They spoke about market forces, political calculations, […]

Sir Peter Hall: Reflections on a Life of...

AAt the start of the First World War, town planning was only in its infancy. Indeed, a hundred years later, it is difficult to appreciate how modest the beginnings of town planning as a profession and as a subject of university education were. Very few local authorities have the means to secure the services of […]