Charleston’s Mayor Looks Back on 40 Years of Progress

As he completes his tenth term as Charleston, South Carolina’s mayor—and his 40th year in office—Joseph P. Riley Jr. could speak only of all that he has left to do and how little time he has to do it.

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Jürgen Bruns-Berentelg, who is overseeing the transformation of Hamburg’s former industrial harbor into the mixed-use HafenCity district, told the ULI Europe Annual Conference in Paris that integrated urban development and a variety of uses would incentivize walkers at a “mental rather than physical level.”Development

Redeveloping for Health in Hamburg’s HafenCity

Decentralized spatial urban planning, rather than walkability, is the most effective tool for building healthy cities, says the chief executive officer of Europe’s largest inner-city development project.

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Ten Principles for Urban Regeneration: Making Shanghai a Better City

Establishing a long-term vision, conserving the city’s cultural heritage, optimizing land use, and integrating economic development are among some of the recommendations in a Urban Land Institute report on the future urban regeneration of Shanghai.

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When it opened in 1965, the Astrodome was the first roofed, 
air-conditioned stadium of its size.Development

Visions of a New Life for Houston’s Historic Astrodome

A ULI Advisory Services panel recommends ways to create a popular, green, indoor/outdoor space as an alternative to demolition.

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