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“All too often Urbanizing is being used to reduce required parking in order to make it easier for developers to add DENSITY to existing neighborhoods which is a blighting influence, especially in older neighborhoods near business districts, where the business owners, their employees and all their patrons us the nearby neighborhoods as their parking lots, This shift of required parking put ...” March 27th, 2014 by CaptD “Maybe we need to start creating economies for the peole who actually live in the neighborhood. In Rhode Island we constantly hear big wigs talking about the need for talent, but what we really need is an economy for the people who are already here. If we used common sense the idea of shrinking economies in the face of climate change and resource depletion in the industrial west makes ...” March 26th, 2014 by greggerritt

Full article: http://sustainablecitiescollective.com/dirt/236681/l-land...

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New on #SHFT- Landscape Photography by Weerapong Chaipuck

New on #SHFT- Landscape Photography by Weerapon...

shft.com 30 Mar '14, 12pm

When Weerapong Chaipuck decided to pull the plug on his medical career, he was faced with the pivotal question that meets ...

Swiss Re ranks world's 10 most at-risk cities S...

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Up-Cycled Art in #PublicSpaces: Cork City, Ireland. @globalsiteplans

Up-Cycled Art in #PublicSpaces: Cork City, Irel...

Up-cycling is the process of turning waste material or old products into new materials and products of better quality or f...

#CreativeCommons #br1photo 2012 Venice Architec...

bnim.com 30 Mar '14, 8am

The Lower Ninth Ward Playground is featured at the 13th International Architecture Exhibition in Venice, Italy. Considered...

Echelman Goes Interactive with "Unnumbered Sparks"

Echelman Goes Interactive with "Unnumbered Sparks"

The one-of-a-kind Janet Echelman, who creates monumental net sculptures all over the world, just created Skies Painted wit...

Politics and Architecture: How the formation of city states shaped architecture in Italian cities

Politics and Architecture: How the formation of...

Out of the darkness of the Middle-Ages, helped by the extreme economic power of commerce, and taking advantage of the turb...

Good morning from The Netherlands!

Good morning from The Netherlands!

mnn.com 31 Mar '14, 12pm

The earliest windmills were mainly designed to grind grains for food production, but this breezy machinary has been adapte...

[M'sian Property Spotlight] Paved with lush lan...

stproperty.sg 28 Mar '14, 4am

Almãs Suites stands majestic in a single 34-storey block. It includes a five-storey security control car park, a double vo...

Experimental #design and a visual representation of indeterminacy

Experimental #design and a visual representatio...

Pamphlet Architecture #34 / Princeton Architectural Press Buildings hold immense ranges of possibilities. Though specific ...