Design

A review of the healthiest cities in the United States establishes that urban parks play a vital role in the activity of a city. What conclusions can be drawn from each city?
Jul 20, 2014   UrbDeZine
This article from <em>Architect</em> looks at how GIS is integrating itself into the toolbox of architects.
Mar 21, 2010   Architect
A picture's worth a thousand plans - at least when it's a "photo-realistic visualization." Designer Steve Price's detailed 3D flash animations show towns what empty streetscapes and drab buildings could look like with a little bit of planning.
Mar 8, 2010   Grist.org
St. Louis Post-Dispatch editorial board formally endorses the removal of elevated and depressed lanes of current I-70 ROW to reconnect city and arch grounds.
Mar 3, 2010   St. Louis Post Dispatch
Seattle is reclaiming it's right of way to create a pedestrian street. Landscape architects SvR Design Co. and Hewitt presented two different concepts for the park, one that is "measured" and one that "meanders."
Feb 24, 2010   Daily Journal of Commerce
This article recalls the story of Patricia Moore, who dressed up as an 80-year-old woman to better understand how the elderly interact with products and the built environment.
Feb 3, 2010   California College of the Arts
With the devastation in Haiti fresh in mind, <em>Good</em>'s Alissa Walker takes a look at the growing practice of sharing design ideas.
Jan 28, 2010   Good
This episode of <em>DnA</em> wonders whether design and architecture will be able to help Haiti revive itself.
Jan 20, 2010   KCRW
Check out these photos from the most appealing subway stations around the world - from the ultra modern in Barcelona to the cave-like tunnels in Stockholm.
Dec 8, 2009   designboom
Architecture and biomimicry are joining forces. A new city being planned in a flood-prone region of India is using the concept of mimicking nature to build a city that better responds to its environmental conditions.
Aug 27, 2009   Harvard Magazine
At PieLab in Greensboro, Alabama, locals mingle with designers attempting to do use design to do good, with a slice of pie on the side.
Jun 20, 2009   Fast Company