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Ken Greenberg argues cross-sector collaboration is essential as we re-invent our cities' economic bases, retool our infrastructure, expand our cultural sectors, and plan for an aging population.
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William Fain offers lessons that Los Angeles can teach on urban living today. Despite its sprawling and suburban reputation, its brand of urbanism may be influencing cities around the world as much as its older, Eastern US counterparts.
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Christopher Beardsley sat down with Kathryn Gustafson, Rob Rogers, Marion Weiss, and Skip Graffam to discuss their visions for renewing the National Mall.
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While the Museum of the City of New York celebrates 200 years of the Manhattan grid in its current retrospective, Stanton Eckstut recalls how he did things differently in Battery Park City.
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Diana Balmori shares her recent work in Sejong, Korea and New York City and reflects on our changing understanding of urban nature.
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The plans for Cornell-Technion University teem with lofty ambitions: tens of thousands of jobs created and millions of square feet in shining, sloping facilities that will completely recoup the campus’s own energy use. Theodore Liebman, Gina Pollara, and Laxmi Ramasubramanian debate whether the new tech campus will achieve what Philip Johnson and John Burgee's 1969 plan for Roosevelt Island did not.
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Urban design was charged with elevated responsibility as the towers tragically fell on September 11, 2001. Ten years later, Vishaan Chakrabarti, Alex Garvin, and Peter Walker reflect on the Ground Zero's reconstruction.