City Life

The results of a survey commissioned by Sasaki Associates reveal key insights into what makes cities great for those who love them, as well as where planners and urban designers should focus their efforts in improving the urban experience.
Jul 29, 2014   ASLA The Dirt
The concept of the flâneur was created in the 19th century in response to the encroaching speed and efficiency of the Industrial Age. Can the flâneur now fashion a political response to the Age of the Automobile?
Apr 11, 2014   Fast Forward Weekly
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A vision of Manhattan is presumably the last thing that comes to mind when reading “The Little Prince,” the beloved novella by Antoine de Saint-Exupery set in the stark, wind-swept desert. Blog Post
Mar 3, 2014   By Hayley Richardson
Matt Bevilacqua pens a response to a recent opinion piece by author Shalom Auslander in the <em>New York Observer</em> that decries the big city for turning people into "blithering narcissists."
May 22, 2012   Next American City
The city of Vancouver is beautiful, but according to this op-ed, it hasn't yet been able to create a truly vibrant city life.
May 27, 2011   The Vancouver Sun