$1 billion of federal funding to weave resilience into disaster preparedness

  Last week's announcement by the White House of $1 billion of funding to go to communities… [more]

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How City Park Design Contributes to Resident Health

City parks are more than pretty outdoor spaces — research shows they can also be critical to improving… [more]

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‘Adapt, We May’ – The Chelsea Way: Regional Resilience and America’s Coastal Cities

Summer is the season for symposia, conferences, workshops, and the like. The mind and body rebel a… [more]

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City of Big Data: Creators and Interpreters

The 2nd annual workshop of the Urban Sciences Research Coordination Network on June 11, 2014 in Chicago… [more]

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Disasters depend

In my previous post, I addressed some assumptions author Vishaan Chakrabarti makes in How Density Makes… [more]

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Towards resilient regions

In How Density Makes Us Safer During Natural Disasters by Vishaan Chakrabarti, the author uses the… [more]

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America’s Greatest Designs

One of America's most notable characteristics is the architecture that dots its landscape. Like all aesthetically… [more]

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Our MPO story of ‘INVEST – A Sustainability Tool’

Springfield MPO (IL) was recently invited at the AMPO (Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations)… [more]

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Chicago’s Polish Community has Historic Landmark Building

The historic 1913 building that houses the national headquarters of the Polish Roman Catholic Union and… [more]

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$1 billion of federal funding to weave resilience into disaster preparedness

Rebuild by Design Resilient Workshop

  Last week’s announcement by the White House of $1 billion of funding to go to communities hit by disasters signals that ‘resilience’[Read More...]

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How City Park Design Contributes to Resident Health

Philadelphia

City parks are more than pretty outdoor spaces — research shows they can also be critical to improving a community’s[Read More...]

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‘Adapt, We May’ – The Chelsea Way: Regional Resilience and America’s Coastal Cities

Chelsea Underwater

Summer is the season for symposia, conferences, workshops, and the like. The mind and body rebel a bit at being[Read More...]

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City of Big Data: Creators and Interpreters

Chicago: City of Big Data at the Chicago Architecture Foundation.

The 2nd annual workshop of the Urban Sciences Research Coordination Network on June 11, 2014 in Chicago didn’t exactly set[Read More...]

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Disasters depend

Ravine Pintade, Port-au-Prince, Haiti

In my previous post, I addressed some assumptions author Vishaan Chakrabarti makes in How Density Makes Us Safer During Natural Disasters. I[Read More...]

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Towards resilient regions

Rockaways Damage

In How Density Makes Us Safer During Natural Disasters by Vishaan Chakrabarti, the author uses the example of Hurricane Sandy’s effects within[Read More...]

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America’s Greatest Designs

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
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One of America’s most notable characteristics is the architecture that dots its landscape. Like all aesthetically appealing designs, successful American[Read More...]

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Our MPO story of ‘INVEST – A Sustainability Tool’

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Springfield MPO (IL) was recently invited at the AMPO (Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations) Annual Conference in Portland (OR) to[Read More...]

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Chicago’s Polish Community has Historic Landmark Building

Polish Roman Catholic Union today

The historic 1913 building that houses the national headquarters of the Polish Roman Catholic Union and the Polish Museum of[Read More...]

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Promised Lands: 5 Examples of Housing Developments in Haiti (part 2 of 2)

Another business in Canaan. Photo by the author.

In Part 1 of this series, we explored the context that made greenfield or exurban sites attractive for post-earthquake recovery[Read More...]

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Promised Lands: 5 Examples of Housing Developments in Haiti (part 1 of 2)

2-story 4-unit building under construction - imported sitecast concrete. Photo by the author.

A good friend and colleague of mine, and a very talented architect, always insisted that with respect to social housing,[Read More...]

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Architect as Leader

Lead by Example

How many times have you told someone who is not in the A/E/C industry that you are an architect and[Read More...]

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The ravines of Port-au-Prince (part 2)

Garbage collects at the outflow of a canal near Blvd. Harry Truman

There is no away On some philosophical level, most of us recognize the truth in this adage which has gained[Read More...]

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The ravines of Port-au-Prince (part 1)

rue dalencourt ravine

The ravines of Port-au-Prince represent for me a perfect distillation of adjectives about this city.

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Prentice – just the tip of the iceberg…

Prentice Womens Hospital

As the fight to save the Prentice Women’s Hospital, designed by Bertrand Goldberg in 1972, played out I couldn’t help[Read More...]

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