James Rojas explains the importance of front porches in Latino-American communities.
Sep 11, 2014 Project for Public Spaces blog
Chuck Wolfe champions the role of France's attachment to place as a laboratory for decoding the essential elements of urbanism.
Sep 5, 2014 The Huffington Post
The Denver Community Planning and Development department unrolled a new social media campaign this week utilizing #favoriteplacedenver to celebrate the city's unique characteristics.
Aug 23, 2014 The Denver Post
Denver is earning a reputation as a city to watch for 21st century placemaking. Opinion
Aug 12, 2014 By
Restaurants, retail, offices, and adobe homes pop-up in and around the long-suffering downtown damaged by urban renewal.
Aug 6, 2014 Better Cities & Towns
The new American Dream will transform cities and towns in the 21st Century. To understand it, we have to grasp a few features of the previous American Dream.
Aug 5, 2014 Better Cities & Towns
In its annual competitive funding effort, the Citizens' Institute on Rural Design (CIRD) has selected four small towns and rural communities to host a two-and-a-half day rural design technical workshop.
Jul 27, 2014 Citizens' Institute on Rural Design
Here in Vancouver, we have a pretty enlightened perspective on streets, at least by North American standards. Opinion
Jun 17, 2014 By
A research team at MIT Urban Studies and Planning, led by Susan Silberberg, released a paper examining “the interactions between placemaking, community participation, and the expanding ways communities are collaborating to make great public places.”
Apr 21, 2014 Project For Public Spaces
San Francisco recently launched the Living Innovation Zones program to generate space-activating public art installations around the city. The city hopes the program will create “catalysts for exploration, innovation and play.”
Apr 7, 2014 The Architect's Newspaper