The Public Design Commission (PDC) has just announced the recipients of its 38th annual Awards for Excellence in Design. The
In our latest NYC Makers profile, meet the master planner of Battery Park City, urban designer Brian Shea, as the neighborhood celebrates its 40th anniversary!
The Design Trust for Public Space is looking to transform New York City's forgotten underpasses into valuable public space, like the archway in Dumbo.
The Urban Street Design Guide by the National Association of Transportation Officials (NACTO) aims to create a new DNA for city streets
When Michael Bloomberg was elected mayor of New York in 2001, no one predicted he would become a revolutionary, reshaping
In his book, Continuous City, Brian Foo re-imagines New York City as a city constantly in flux, taking on forms and shapes that are entirely different from the grid-like design we have become accustomed to.
Kitty City was a miniature metropolis designed exclusively for members of the feline species by a team consisting of kids, architects, artists, etc. at Flux Factory in Long Island City.
Melbourne has two different sides to itself--one is the urban core that gets recognized as being one of the world's most livable cities, while the other is a low-scale, urban sprawl that planners and urban designers are still grappling with.
In the latest post in our collaboration with Gehl Architects, an inspiring story (on zoning!) about a suburb on Long Island.
The Gehl Institute team looks back in time to the work of philanthropist and social researcher, Charles Booth, in London.