Planning & Design

How Four U.S. Cities Are Using Public Space to Revitalize Neighborhoods, Add Resilience

Development professionals from Detroit, Houston, Atlanta, and San Antonio discussed how they reclaimed desolate space with art, parks, and public/private partnerships to revitalize riverfronts and neighborhoods.

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Kasita’s Modular Home on Display in Detroit

Micro-housing builder Kasita says it has solved the problems of modular construction. The Austin-based company is at the ULI Spring Meeting in Detroit meeting with developers and showing off a prototype of its 352-square-foot home.

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In Brief: Art and Public Spaces on Toledo’s Waterfront

ProMedica Plaza and Promenade Park opened in August 2017, occupying 11 acres (4.5 ha) along the Maumee River in Toledo, Ohio. To create a more efficient workplace and demonstrate a commitment to Toledo’s core, Randy Oostra, ProMedica’s chief executive officer, chose to relocate administrative staff from 20 locations to a new, unified headquarters in the city.

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Exploring Three Models for More Affordable Homes in U.S. Cities

Changes to design, construction, and zoning policies could increase the supply of affordable housing, said panelists at an event hosted by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies, looking at solutions in three U.S. markets.

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