Leon Krier

The globe's increasing urbanization has spawned city-building projects on a scale never seen before, and each week seems to bring news of the next instant city. Mackenzie Keast tracks nine such projects that are due to proceed in 2013.
Jan 2, 2013   Urban Times
Designed by architect Léon Krier, and spearheaded by Prince Charles, the 'model village' on 400 acres outside of Dorchester, England was begun 25 years ago. As Graham Norwood reports, its success is still a matter for debate.
Oct 2, 2012   The Financial Times
As libraries and and post offices are replaced by private development while streets and sidewalks lack funding, what can be done to enliven the public realm?
May 27, 2012   PlaceShakers
Steve Mouzon argues that trillions being spent world-wide on skyscrapers could be lost as energy costs rise.
May 21, 2012   The Original Green Blog
Howard Blackson looks at new tools for fixing cities, including form-based codes, plans for complexities (neighborhoods, urban patterns, architecture), classification of character, and funding systems.
Apr 30, 2011   PlaceShakers
Famed architect Leon Krier says that "metropolitan development is a mistake and is unsustainable," calling for a more polycentric approach.
Jun 2, 2010   The Urban Vision
On a recent walking tour of Pasadena, California, noted architect Léon Krier didn't mince words over his disapproval of the cityscape and modernism in general.
Nov 24, 2009   Pasadena Star-News
In a professional critique of his master plan for the new town of Poundbury in England - one of the first new towns under Prince Charles' Foundation for the Built Environment - Leon Krier reveals that the plan was 'meant to be boring'.
Nov 10, 2008   bd
<p>This article from <em>City Journal</em> looks at the anti-modernist architect Leon Krier's plan for remaking suburbs into self-contained towns.</p>
Jun 12, 2008   City Journal