Global Site Plans - The Grid

July 11, 2013, 10am PDT
Removing the art from an art museum sounds like a foolish proposition until one embraces the opportunity to take in the architectural beauty of the building itself, transforming it into the work of art that it is.
Global Site Plans - The Grid
June 24, 2013, 10am PDT
A look at the Detroit Future City Framework through the lens of a Health Impact Assessment may provide valuable information concerning the effects of the plan's policies and practices.
Global Site Plans - The Grid
June 7, 2013, 1pm PDT
Shanghai and the Pudong District in particular have seen unprecedented development over the past 25 years. The soil the city is built upon, however, has begun to subside recently.
Global Site Plans - The Grid
May 27, 2013, 5am PDT
The growing imbalance of student housing and single family homeowners in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh is affecting the surrounding community. A new master plan seeks to maintain a healthy equilibrium between the housing options.
Global Site Plans - The Grid
May 18, 2013, 9am PDT
Balancing renewable energy production and ecological preservation is a difficult business for governments who have ample resources, but also pristine environments that would be negatively impacted.
Global Site Plans - The Grid
May 14, 2013, 9am PDT
Detroit is moving away from its focus of investing solely in automobile infrastructure. The city is now turning towards bicycle infrastructure as a means of appealing to a different demographic, one that seeks alternatives to the car.
Global Site Plans - The Grid
May 5, 2013, 11am PDT
In order to more efficiently carry out its long-range comprehensive plan, Kane County, Illinois has created the Kane County Planning Cooperative as the central implementing body to work with various stakeholders.
Global Site Plans - The Grid
April 16, 2013, 2pm PDT
A disappearing part of Cincinnati’s urban history is the subject of a new book, which portrays urban staircases as reflective of neighborhood histories and the urban experience.
Global Site Plans - The Grid
April 7, 2013, 11am PDT
The problem of increasing congestion is plaguing the development of the city of Buenos Aires, not to mention the deleterious effects on residents' quality of life.
Global Site Plans - The Grid
April 6, 2013, 5am PDT
Miami’s housing stock can be characterized generally to encompass single family homes and condos. Between these two options, however, other choices are lacking.
Global Site Plans - The Grid
March 21, 2013, 8am PDT
A multi-agency planning effort is hoping to boost Phoenix's sustainability by creating a new model for urban development around the city's emerging transit corridor.
Global Site Plans - The Grid
March 9, 2013, 9am PST
Taking the important first step in becoming an urban cyclist is often the most daunting. But with some pieces of advice and knowledge, anyone can become a confident urban cyclist.
Global Site Plans - The Grid
February 24, 2013, 1pm PST
Lacking public open space in downtown Vancouver, the city is taking a nonconventional approach and closing one block off to traffic for the summer months to allow for a pedestrian-oriented public square.
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February 7, 2013, 11am PST
Appealing to artists is a common method of urban revitalization, but keeping artists and musicians around after a community is revitalized is an equally difficult task.
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February 6, 2013, 11am PST
Revitalizing downtowns requires appealing to all demographic and, specifically, age groups. Diversifying entertainment options will allow all groups to enjoy the activities associated with downtowns.
Global Site Plans - The Grid
January 27, 2013, 9am PST
Even for more seasoned bicyclists, cycling in winter can pose many problems. The winter-minded city of Montreal, however, is attempting to improve the condition of winter cycling in an effort to improve the city’s sustainability.
Global Site Plans - The Grid
July 15, 2012, 5am PDT
Lillian Mathews describes "radical cartography," a movement to highlight, not hide, the process and politics associated with map-making decisions.
Global Site Plans - The Grid
July 8, 2012, 11am PDT
Seattle's innovative Residential RainWise Program provides tools for stormwater management at home, in the hopes of reducing flooding, safeguarding property, and restoring the area's waters for people and wildlife.
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