Closed car dealerships across the country are finding new life as yoga studios, classrooms, and day care centers.
Dec 29, 2009 Gazette Times
School officials in the UK are increasingly looking at old office buildings and other existing facilities that can be converted into school houses more affordably than building from scratch.
Dec 14, 2009 Guardian
New York City is developing a handful of new parks on industrial lands and otherwise underused spaces. <em>Urban Omnibus</em> talks with Adrian Benepe, the city's commissioner of parks and recreation about the new projects.
Sep 21, 2009 Urban Omnibus
A historic airfield in Berlin will be transformed over the next year into the city's largest park.
Sep 2, 2009 The Local
As people move to cities and the outer suburbs begin to become more desolate, what will become of them? WorldChanging envisions the suburbs as the next frontier.
Aug 3, 2009 WorldChanging
<em>Dumpster diving</em> takes on new meaning as a New York-based design firm reinvents vacant lots as mini-resorts by converting old trash bins into swimming pools.
Jul 22, 2009 ABC News
Artists in Brooklyn are filling a void by converting construction dumpsters into swimming pools.
Jul 10, 2009 Ready Made
Bulldoze? Densify? Walk away? There are many ways cities can react to shrinking populations and abandoned neighborhoods. Planetizen readers decide which ways are the best. Exclusive
Jul 9, 2009 By
City manager of Phoenix Frank Fairbanks talks about how the city created a program to advise residents on how to effectively and creatively reuse old buildings.
Jun 24, 2009 Governing Magazine
The results are in! We asked for you ideas for reusing the empty car dealerships cropping up around the country. Urban gardens? Flying car launch pads? These ideas may seem far out, but the number one answer may surprise you. Exclusive
May 21, 2009 By