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Urbanism

  1. urban planning
    Nashville Is Supposed to Be the Model Walkable 21st-Century City. Not Quite.A walkable downtown that’s still pretty car-dependent.
  2. urbanism
    A Stage Full of Starchitects Debates the State of the IndustryBillie Tsien, Robert A.M. Stern, and Daniel Libeskind talk about museums as malls, architecture as performance, and who will design the Trump library.
  3. For One Day of Protest, Every City Belonged to Its PedestriansCities are places for openness — and carlessness.
  4. urbanism
    The 4 ‘Spaces’ Cities Need to Make People HappierKey ingredients to urban life.
  5. cityscape
    To Honor Jane Jacobs’s Vision, We Need More Planning, Not LessA pair of new books reminds us to look at her streetscape with clear eyes.
  6. cityscape
    The Urban Designer Who Brought Whimsy to London Is Turning His Eye to New YorkThomas Heatherwick is the Willy Wonka of Hudson Yards.
  7. What Will New York Feel Like With Half a Million More People?It’s a crowded town.
  8. cityscape
    Will Brooklyn Finally Get a World-Class Skyline?A handful of new projects promise an end to Downtown’s drab-construction boom. 
  9. from the archives
    Revisiting the Last Great Debate Over Skyscraper ShadowsAnother tall building, another fight over a share of light. 
  10. the urbanist
    These Are the Cities Within New York CityPart industrial park, part adult playground.
  11. cityscape
    Can Andrew Cuomo Be a Less Toxic Robert Moses?Most of what he can do is not building but repairing.
  12. design hunting
    Inside Governors Island’s New Oyster PavilionTurns out that slurping the bivalves is good for New York Harbor.
  13. urban planning
    Which New York Is Yours?Talking to Jeremiah Moss of Vanishing New York and Nikolai Fedak of New York YIMBY, 50 years after the Landmark Law.
  14. superskyscrapers
    The Rise of the Mile-High BuildingHow tall can tall be? When engineering meets ego, the sky is barely a limit at all.
  15. urbanism
    A Proposed Megatower on the Pier Would Wreck the South Street SeaportThis battle doesn’t just pit preservation against development; it forces us to choose between preservation by neglect and a more active restoration.
  16. architecture
    Who Wants a Supertall Skyline? The Emerging Aesthetic of the 1,000-Foot TowerDozens of supertall buildings are being built or planned. If we avert our gaze, we’ll get a bundle of glass stakes fencing off the air above ­Manhattan.
  17. future culture
    Going Green in the Urban JungleMeet the architects who want to save cities by letting mother nature back in. 
  18. urbanism
    Davidson on Preserving the Brooklyn Navy Yard It needs to be a place to make things.
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