Hazel Borys

August 19, 2012, 5am PDT
When we think urbanism, we often think cities. But small towns embody many of the elements of walkability that are illegal in most places. This pictorial review offers some palatable insights.
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August 8, 2012, 7am PDT
Old urbanism holds countless lessons on satisfying livability. Montréal shares some of its insights in this photo blog by Hazel Borys.
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June 15, 2012, 8am PDT
Connecting existing assets and social networks with very little additional monetary investment can generate returns in lean times, writes Hazel Borys.
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June 5, 2012, 7am PDT
Hazel Borys argues that "the payback of livable places really can’t be calculated in dollars, or pounds of fat or carbon, or even hours. The payback of place is passion."
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December 24, 2011, 7am PST
Hazel Borys discusses how several key form-based guidelines for retail can encourage success in the most risky of all development types.
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September 20, 2011, 11am PDT
Industrial uses have long been banished to the edges -- but recently savvy cities are seeing the value of making them walkable again.
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