New urbanism’s rise has been a quiet revolution—a gradual introduction of walkability and outdoor rooms into the vocabulary of urban development. In his book Building the New Urbanism, Aaron Passell does a masterful job of explaining the growth of this approach to urban design.
How to make sure that infrastructure gets the funding and attention they need took center stage during discussions at the World Economic Forum’s Summit on the Global Agenda.
According to two reports last week, real estate investors worldwide are increasing their appetites for risk just as lenders are boosting lending.
Willowsford is a master-planned community in suburban Washington, D.C., with a range of luxury single-family housing and a wealth of amenities, including a working farm that grows more than 200 varieties of produce for residents.
Officials leading the expansion of some of Europe’s fastest-growing urban areas say residential schemes that offer green space and promote sustainable transport are crucial to their smart-cities programs.
Chinese investment in African infrastructure is opening up opportunities for real estate developers on the continent, said panelists at the ULI Europe Annual Conference in Paris.
“Vancouverism” is synonymous with tower-podium architecture, green space, and breathtaking views. But the city’s development process is sometimes overlooked.
Last January, Tallinn, the capital city of Estonia, did something that no other city its size had done before: It made all public transit in the city free for residents.
It was a very quiet week, with the markets going this way and that. After December 2013’s disappointing jobs results, economists and analysts waited nervously for January 2014’s results.
Panelists at the ULI Europe Annual Conference in Paris last week see Spain’s “bad bank” moving forward with plans to sell off troubled assets, while France and Germany continue to take a more measured approach.