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  • 06-09-21

    “De-Infrastructuring” in the Era of the 15-Minute City

    A ULI member from Pittsburgh calls for the real estate industry to help broaden the discussion of infrastructure to include a range of enabling urban systems such as energy, water, food production, and material infrastructure—and this time design them for and with the people these systems serve.

  • May

  • 05-26-21

    Japanese Architect Kengo Kuma Says Built Environment Needs More Natural Approaches

    Humanity has reached the limits of centralization and scale, and needs a return to light, space, and nature for fulfilment, says Japanese architect Kengo Kuma.

  • 05-25-21

    Twelve Developments Announced as Winners of the 2021 ULI Asia Pacific Awards for Excellence

    Twelve outstanding real estate development projects from across the Asia Pacific region have been selected as winners of the 2021 ULI Asia Pacific Awards for Excellence, which is widely recognized as one of the real estate industry’s most prestigious award programs. A ceremony honoring the winners took place at the 2021 ULI Asia Pacific Summit.

  • 05-19-21

    Finalists Announced for 2021 ULI Europe Awards for Excellence

    ULI has announced 10 finalists in the 2021 ULI Europe Awards for Excellence for projects that exemplify best land use practice from across the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region. Overall winners will be announced as part of an online ceremony in early July and will be automatically nominated for the 2021 ULI Global Awards for Excellence, which will be announced later this year.

  • 05-12-21

    Into the Unknown: How Leadership, Ingenuity, and Perseverance Put a Rover on Mars

    NASA’s landing of the Perseverance rover on Mars in February and its deployment of a tiny robotic helicopter—both achieved in the midst of a pandemic—provide a lesson in how teamwork, flexibility, and creativity can overcome daunting challenges, the mission’s chief engineer told a remote audience at ULI’s Virtual Spring Meeting.

  • 05-11-21

    A Post-Pandemic Workforce and Its Impact on the Workplace

    An “urban exodus” may be a myth, but a hybrid of office-based and non-office workplaces may become a norm, say panelists Richard Florida of the University of Toronto, Diane Hoskins of Gensler, and Mark Grinis of EY.

  • 05-03-21

    Planning for a Fire-Resilient Future in Northern California

    A recent ULI Advisory Services panel focused on resilience in Sonoma County, California, and the city of Santa Rosa, after three consecutive years of devastating wildfires.

  • April

  • 04-26-21

    London Business School Team Named Winner of 2021 ULI Hines Student Competition–Europe

    Four students from the London Business School have been announced as winners of the second ULI Hines Student Competition–Europe. The pan-European virtual real estate competition challenged teams to present their vision of a future workplace, based on the redevelopment of an office site in Amsterdam.

  • 04-12-21

    Student Team from Toronto-Area Universities Wins 2021 Hines Competition

    A team composed of students from three Toronto-area universities—Ryerson University, York University, and the University of Toronto—has taken top honors in the 2021 ULI Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition.

  • 04-12-21

    Healthier by Design

    ULI MEMBER–ONLY CONTENT: Developers, architects, engineers, and scientists are blending design and technological innovations to transform buildings into enduring lines of defense against disease.