Leon Krier

January 2, 2013, 12pm PST
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.
Urban Times
October 2, 2012, 11am PDT
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.
The Financial Times
May 27, 2012, 5am PDT
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?
PlaceShakers
May 21, 2012, 11am PDT
Steve Mouzon argues that trillions being spent world-wide on skyscrapers could be lost as energy costs rise.
The Original Green Blog
April 30, 2011, 5am PDT
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.
PlaceShakers
June 2, 2010, 8am PDT
Famed architect Leon Krier says that "metropolitan development is a mistake and is unsustainable," calling for a more polycentric approach.
The Urban Vision
November 24, 2009, 7am PST
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.
Pasadena Star-News
November 10, 2008, 8am PST
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'.
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June 12, 2008, 5am PDT
<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>
City Journal