Practical Principles for Places Recovering From Disinvestment

Practical Principles for Places Recovering From Disinvestment © Steve Mouzon Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/987035/practical-principles-for-places-recovering-from-disinvestment This article was originally published on Common Edge. Of the four types of recovery facing American cities and towns—disaster, sprawl, disinvestment, and the recovery of community for those fleeing climate change—the recovery of places from serious … Read more

How the Power of Place Shapes Cities

How the Power of Place Shapes Cities Philadelphia. Image via PACDC Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/986178/how-the-power-of-place-shapes-cities This article was originally published on Common Edge. There are few more powerful questions than “Where are you from?” People feel intensely connected to cities as places and to other people who feel that same … Read more

Discontinued Aesthetics: The Effects of Abrupt Changes in Urban Landscapes

Discontinued Aesthetics: The Effects of Abrupt Changes in Urban Landscapes Sundance Square, a new central place for the city of Fort Worth, TX, USA. Image Courtesy of PPS Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/982345/discontinued-aesthetics-the-effects-of-abrupt-changes-in-urban-landscapes Public spaces play a significant role in organizing the life of every community but defining what differentiates them … Read more

Placemaking Pitfall | Landscape Architecture Magazine

A group of disability rights organizations raised concerns about a mural crosswalk in London’s Bankside neighborhood. Photo courtesy Better Bankside. Creative crosswalks are popular—except among the disabled. Viewed by both designers and departments of transportation as an inexpensive way to improve the public realm, street murals that embellish or sometimes even replace traditional crosswalks have … Read more