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  • 03-01-10

    Little Infill

    Small, mixed-use infill projects are becoming favorites of the planning and development industry because of their compact urban scale, innovative design, and positive impact as catalysts for their neighborhoods.

  • 03-01-10

    Leveraging Models: The 63-20 Process

    Participation in the 63-20 bonding process offers ample incentives for developers.

  • 03-01-10

    A New Era of Innovation: Boston Tests New Strategies to Take City Into the Future

    The visual evidence of Boston’s approach to planning and development, from preserving its historic character to planning for the future, showcases the city’s best assets. One of the nation’s greenest cities, Boston is a biotech hub and has one of the most improved public education systems in the country.

  • 03-01-10

    LukezParis

    The problem of city making today does not so much concern making new ones as it does transforming those that already exist-especially suburbs-and edge-city developments. What can the United States learn from French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his goal to remake Paris?

  • 03-01-10

    Encouraging Architectural Continuity in Cities

    Miami’s new code, known as Miami 21, marks the first time a form-based code has been adopted for an entire major U.S. city, and it is likely to accelerate the trend.

  • 03-01-10

    Climate Positive

    The Clinton Climate Initiative’s Climate Positive Development Program intends to demonstrate workable solutions for sustainable urban growth through pilot projects in ten countries on six continents.

  • 03-01-10

    New Tools Activate the Urban Environment

    As cities embrace promising new technologies, innovative ideas have prompted an exploration of the potential of virtual architecture.

  • 03-01-10

    Replanning Small-City Downtowns

    Given the demographic and behavioral shifts, as well as the supply competition, expected to continue after the economic recovery, what steps should small cities take to boost their downtowns?

  • 03-01-10

    Boston: Growth Game

    Well positioned for near-term recovery, Boston is starting to address impediments to development and the city’s high cost of living in order to facilitate longer-term growth.

  • 03-01-10

    Insitutional Investors Commit New Capital

    Institutional investors will not be abandoning real estate as an asset class in 2010. Instead, they will be retrenching, rethinking, and carefully dipping their toes back into the water.