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Urbanism & Design: Designing Future Proof Buildings, Urban Density & Single Family Craftsman, Weaving Chinese Cities Together

URBANISM & DESIGN

Nine Developers Interested in Walter Reed Overhaul 

Washington City Paper

 

One of the District's vaunted mega-development projects took a step forward this afternoon with the announcement that nine developers responded to the request for qualifications for the Walter Reed campus overhaul.


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Can We Design Future Proof Buildings 

Urban Times

 

'Hi-Tech', by it's nature, soon becomes out-of-date as technology moves with the times, so as an 'architectural style' it could only ever be a fad or short-term solution.


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Urban Density and the Single Family Craftsman 

City Tank

 

Two decades ago Seattle set off on a path to preserve neighborhood mojo, attract jobs, and ensure neighborhoods had a robust supply of urban housing.


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Transbay Transit Center Land for Sale Soon 

San Francisco Examiner, via: MTC Headlines

 

The sale of land that is expected to eventually house one of the largest skyscrapers on the West Coast could be completed in the next few days, transferring hundreds of millions of dollars for development around the future Transbay Transit Center.


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Weaving Cities Together With Infrastructure in China 

Economist Free Exchange

 

JUST inland of Macau and Hong Kong, the Pearl River delta explodes into a sprawling mass of urbanity that includes some of China's largest and most productive cities.


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Palo Alto's Backwards Parking Debate 

Vibrant Bay Area

 

To address an ongoing parking problem in downtown Palo Alto, that city's council members are pondering how to expand parking supply in the short and long-term.


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Core Parking Regulation Changes in Manhattan 

NY Streetsblog

 

Yesterday, the City Planning Commission approved modifications to off-street parking regulations in the Manhattan Core, below East 96th Street and West 110th Street.


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Transbay Terminals Glass May Become Aluminum 

Architects Newspaper

 

The perforated aluminum skin would replace the previously proposed glass facade. (Courtesy TJPA)


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