Architects: Get Urban

Canadian architect Stephen Boulton implores his fellow architects to stop hiding behind the excuse that their field is client-driven and lead the way to more urban and sustainable development.

Boulton argues that architects "are uniquely positioned through education and professional training to help guide good urban growth."

"It is our civic duty to engage the realms outside of our day-to-day firm operations and help guide the evolution of the places we live in."

Full Story: Architects should lead urban growth


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