October 18, 2011, 12pm PDT
Branding a city, writes Scott Doyon, isn't as easy as creating a product brand. Cities already have identities, so a new brand can ring false if it isn't in harmony with reality. Case in point: Dunwoody, Georgia.
March 28, 2011, 6am PDT
Rockville Town Square in Rockville, Maryland is a 12.5 acre mixed-use development that, despite being built in 2007 right as the housing crisis happened, is a raging success. Simmons Buntin looks at what developers did right.
October 20, 2010, 6am PDT
The spatial needs of commerce and employment are shifting, and cities need to focus on bringing employment centers back to neighborhoods, argues Jay Hoekstra.
July 25, 2008, 10am PDT
<p>Terrain.org profiles Bradburn Village, a successful New Urbanist project in Westminster, Colorado. As one resident puts it, 'Bradburn is designed around community.'</p>
September 14, 2006, 7am PDT
The ingredients for a lively music scene aren’t just talent and recording studios, but an urban venue of great streets and neighborhoods where artists can interact and draw inspiration.
September 13, 2006, 10am PDT
Terrain.org offers a case study of Austin's new six block Second Street District.
April 20, 2006, 11am PDT
Bruce Donnelly explores a new way to examine city life that could increase the effectiveness of urban design.
April 14, 2006, 7am PDT
Terrain.org interviews the former Secretary of the Interior and "Cities in the Wilderness" author.