Planning & Design

A consortium of Dutch architects and professors from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology developed a plan to manage stormwater and promote development in the Meadowlands basin in New Jersey by combining parkland and marshes with a network of berms that also would provide public open spaces, streets, and room for a rapid-transit bus line. (rebuilding by design)Sustainability

Rebuilding by Design: The Art of Resilience

After Superstorm Sandy ravaged the New York Metropolitan Area, an innovative federal program challenged design teams to weave resilience into the urban landscape.

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ULI Endorses Urban Street Design Guide from NACTO

The Urban Land Institute has endorsed the Urban Street Design Guide, published last year by the National Association of City Transportation Officials. The guide embraces the unique and complex challenge of designing urban streets, aiming to make streets safe for people whether they are walking, biking, using transit, or driving.

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performance hall. (Hiroyuki Kawano)Planning & Design

ULI Global Awards for Excellence: D-Cube City, Seoul, South Korea

Located in the capital city of Seoul, South Korea, D-Cube City represents a significant new model for urban renewal and smart density, as well as mixed-use, transit-oriented development.

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Elmwood Village, in Buffalo, New York. (Edward T. McMahon)Planning & Design

In Building Size and Age, Variety Yields Vibrancy

Neighborhoods with small-scale historic buildings can be economic and cultural powerhouses when given a chance to survive and evolve.

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