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Posts tagged 'planning'

Stefano Boeri Architetti’s neighbourhood concept responds to post-pandemic needs

The architecture studio’s Tirana Riverside project in Alabania is among the first to offer insight into what future developments will draw from the coronavirus outbreak. Italian

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Aerial view of Nagele. A thick ‘cloak’ of trees shields the parallel clusters of terraced houses from the expanse of the polder

Icon of the Month: Nagele, Flevoland

Aerial view of Nagele. A thick ‘cloak’ of trees shields the parallel clusters of terraced houses from the expanse of the polder. Image: Flying Focus

Icon of the Month

Public Practice: It’s time for nationwide action on planning, not just high-level ambition

Public Practice Associates, 2019. Credit: Ivan Jones A focus on community in the Beauty Commission report is worth celebrating — but we need practical, nationwide

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Hyper-gentrification in Berlin has transformed how the city functions

Rapid transformation has reunified the formerly divided city – but also shown the necessity of political and planning interventions Words by Jonathan Rock Rokem Modern

Cities

Three ways to tackle climate change by taking back spaces from the car

  We can reclaim cities from the car without inconveniencing people, write Richard Kingston and Ransford A. Acheampong Since the 1920s, the car has revolutionised the

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Councils need to give locals a real say on developments – or citizen-led initiatives will take it

A view of central London. Photo by Emily Wang Local authorities don’t just need to ‘engage with’ communities, writes Josh Fenton. They need to give

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Anti-homeless spikes are one way design is used as a weapon against people

  Architecture should never weaponise space against people, writes Nile Bridgeman Anti-homeless spikes affect each of us, regardless of where we sit on the spectrum

Crimes Against Design

Can Public Practice shape how cities are built?

From a class of 17 to start, the planning non-profit has bigger ambitions for how cities build social housing. Is the tide turning for public

Cities

Why the most walkable cities are shaped by social networks more than planning

Image by James Haworth   Cities around the world are changing to become more “walkable”. As more and more people move to cities, the benefits

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Vienna, the Pearl of the Reich

An unflinching exhibition uncovers how the city’s architects collaborated in a frenzy of Nazi urban planning, writes Laura Snoad Totalitarian regimes, the Nazis included, tend

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Mac Collins wins Design Museum’s new annual prize

Levi’s launches recycled and recyclable jeans

Vietnamese tea factory transformed into museum

Hands-free function and hand-crafted form, from VOLA

Superflex co-designs play sculptures with children in Denmark

Foster + Partners designs Datong Art Museum

Women of architecture celebrated in MAXXI exhibition

In Canada, a Passive House community centre focused on social inclusivity

The architecture of Chanel – in pictures


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Mac Collins wins Design Museum’s new annual prize

Levi’s launches recycled and recyclable jeans

Vietnamese tea factory transformed into museum

Hands-free function and hand-crafted form, from VOLA

Superflex co-designs play sculptures with children in Denmark

Foster + Partners designs Datong Art Museum

Women of architecture celebrated in MAXXI exhibition

In Canada, a Passive House community centre focused on social inclusivity

The architecture of Chanel – in pictures


Videos

ICON Minds: the future of the home

ICON Minds: the future of work

Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Salone del Mobile: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

New Nordic design

UK Construction Week

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality