In this book, authors John Massengale and Victor Dover analyze great urban streets from around the world in text, pictures, and drawings. These range from the iconic Champs-Élysées in Paris and Las Ramblas in Barcelona to important but lesser-known streets such as Main Street in Nantucket, Massachusetts, and Church Street in Charleston, South Carolina
After storms, planners and designers incorporate new elements to stave off rising waters
Why one innovative housing development in the Rockaways withstood the waves.
A wake-up call regarding the rising tide of older Americans on course to swamp the nation’s housing resources has been issued by Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies and AARP.
Once gritty industrial zones in the shadow of Manhattan, the Brooklyn neighborhoods of DUMBO and Williamsburg have morphed into the center of knowledge-economy hipness.
The downtown area attracts office tenants, residents, and tourists as it rebuilds.
Airbnb’s Brian Chesky shares the top spot in this year’s Fortune 40 under 40 with Uber CEO Travis Kalanick. Both companies have faced their share of controversy, but are influential in the built environment and the “sharing” economy, particularly as both look to expand internationally.
A proposed mixed-use tall building could provide revenue needed for amenities and historic renovation, but it has triggered controversy in the community.
Can New York City really build or preserve 200,000 units of affordable housing over the next ten years?
The underlying goal of Via Verde was to serve as a model for the next generation of green affordable housing development.