Intercultural Urbanism

Aurora, Colorado

Aurora Rising

This rapidly diversifying community is one to watch as planning for cultural inclusion, social equity, and environmental sustainability become priorities for the American city.

August 14, 2017 - Dean Saitta

Ludlow Colorado

Remembering the 'White City'

Does a 100-year-old tent colony located on a 40-acre piece of remote, sunbaked and windswept prairie have anything to teach us about intercultural urban planning and design?

October 20, 2014 - Dean Saitta

Downtown Denver

Millennial Fever: Taking Stock of Denver Placemaking

Denver's investments in placemaking—guided by the city's great appeal to Millennials—are a mixed bag of hits, misses, and open questions.

August 12, 2014 - Dean Saitta

Mural Los Angeles

Manifesto for an Intercultural Urbanism

What are the philosophical and practical commitments of an approach to urban planning that respects cultural differences in ways of being and building?

July 17, 2014 - Dean Saitta

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