Local leaders in Virginia are banking on mall redevelopment projects to revive their tax bases and create more mixed-use neighborhoods.
The Virginia Mercury
The 2021 Pritzker Prize, considered the highest annual honor in architecture, has been awarded to a French couple who prioritize kindness in their designs.
Under the city's Grow Our Housing program, vacant offices could see a new life as below-market rentals.
A plan included in New York Gov. Andre Cuomo's draft 2022 budget will make it easier to do adaptive reuse for new housing in New York City.
The Real Deal
Transforming suburban sprawl is a massive undertaking, but these small steps can help communities understand their needs and assets and develop clear, actionable goals for the future.
The work of Chicago urban planner and developer Theaster Gates provides a proof of concept in a new report from the Urban Land Institute.
The past decade saw more old commercial buildings transformed into residential buildings than any decade previous.
Building more housing where people work is a simple way to come out of the pandemic with a stronger sense of community and shorter commutes, according to this article.
City and State New York
A truly ambitious, and thoroughly innovative development, project in St. Louis will adapt a former hospital facility to house numerous nonprofit and neighborhood investment organizations.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
In the 1960s-70s, a group of artists called the Compton Communicative Arts Academy renovated buildings across Compton and transformed vernacular, underutilized structures into venues for and objects of art.
A completely singular example of adaptive reuse could be delivered a gift basket in Newark, Ohio.
New York Post
In Chicago, a developer plans to convert 31 floors of a commercial building in Chicago into space for 505 co-living residents.
Controversy over a plan to revitalize the Chesapeake & Ohio (C&O) Canal in Washington, D.C. has some questioning whether the High Line in New York City is the best model for the adaptive reuse of public space.
Greater Greater Washington
It only cost him $1,000 to buy the whole train.
The lengths to which the city of Cincinnati should go to attract development investments was up for debate this week.
Malls in metropolitan Atlanta are thinking outside the (big) box to reposition in the age of the retail apocalypse.
The urban landscape could change significantly as cities and transportation systems evolve. Planners are envisioning what that would mean for parking and what decisions need to be made now.
The new linear park will use land under the city’s elevated rail tracks. Worries, however, are emerging about the effects the project will have on surrounding communities, particularly related to affordable housing.
The long-anticipated Domino Park, located in front of the former Domino Sugar refinery on the East River in Brooklyn, was designed by James Corner Field Operations (JFCO).
The Architect's Newspaper
The city of Memphis, Tennessee is in the middle of an understated boom focused on downtown development and adaptive reuse.