The mayor of Paris is embracing the “ville du quart d’heure”—translated as 15-minute city—the first time that a leading politician in France’s largest city had backed the idea, particularly as a reelection strategy.Read More
ULI MEMBER–ONLY CONTENT: In an opening session of the 2021 ULI Europe Virtual Conference, experts said that many had been warning about the possibility of a global pandemic, but the lack of preparation and early detection added to its toll.Read More
ULI MEMBER–ONLY CONTENT: What will the new post-COVID tech-enabled workplace look like? Experts and members of ULI’s European Technology and Real Estate Council discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic will reshape expectations, practices, and technologies in the long run; the changing relationship between building owners and tenants; the potential effects on providers of shared and flexible office environments; and other trends.Read More
The events of 2020 so far have been turning us all into masters of resilience. The Fall issue of Urban Land is available for members to access on Knowledge Finder.Read More
October 5, 2020
Christina Contreras, the ULI/Martin Bucksbaum Senior Visiting Fellow, discusses how she and ULI staff are researching how privately owned and managed “third places” can better contribute to individual and community health and well-being.
September 17, 2020
A ULI member from the San Francisco Bay area weighs the pros and cons of converting the HVAC system of a 1960s-era office building.
May 15, 2020
Sidewalk Labs recently announced that it would withdraw from a proposed smart city project in Toronto. But Sidewalk is already in talks to repurpose those innovations, said participants in ULI’s Spring Meeting Webinar Series.
May 11, 2020
Solutions are slowly emerging as builders attempt to deliver housing that meets the strong demand from middle-class Americans who struggle to afford a home purchase, according to panelists gathered at a ULI housing conference in February.
April 27, 2020
The future of housing is being influenced by evolving demographics, increased urbanization, higher construction costs, and financially constrained consumers who nonetheless demand meaningful, walkable communities, said panelists at the 2020 ULI Housing Conference in Miami. A shower of innovation rains down on the housing designers and builders who sort through options that include prefabricated homes, modular building components, and low-carbon technologies that support sustainable development goals.
April 20, 2020
This article is adapted from Shared Parking, Third Edition, published this spring by ULI, ICSC, and the National Parking Association.