From the Design Quarterly: 6 approaches to waterfront revitalization
How thoughtful decisions can drive the creation of livable urban places down by the water
Redefining lost urban spaces: 5 ways to turn a laneway into a “lanescape”
Looking to enliven your city with a laneway revamp? Follow the themes of breathe, move, frame, celebrate, and inspire.
Alternative project delivery is all about R&R—resourcefulness and repetition
The right design team—with the proper experience—can help deliver on complicated, pricey projects
Developing solutions to handle PFAS—aka “forever chemicals”—it’s an evolving science
Innovative problem-solving needed as the true depth of PFAS contamination and its effects on humanity remain up in the air
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Take this quiz to see how much you know about what cities are doing to become hyperconnected. Based on research by ESI ThoughtLab, co-sponsored by Stantec
New certification from Passive House Institute US: What it means and why it matters
As the passive building movement continues to gain momentum globally, Blake Jackson breaks down the PHIUS CPHC certification—and what it can mean to communities
Want to elevate your smart city planning game? This 7-step roadmap gets you hyperconnected
After surveying 100 metro centers around the world, we found some smart city best practices to share
In California, 1 million residents lack clean water. Solutions are on the way.
The new Safe and Affordable Drinking Water program must address social and political factors to succeed