Posts Tagged ‘Urban Planning’

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Ethonomics: The Formula For Workplace Happiness

New research paper looks at the role of sustainable design in maximizing employees' well-being and overall... ...Read More...

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CCI Selects Alexandria, VA For “Safe + Smart Cities” Pilot Project

Posted by Heidi Schwartz Part of the Washington, DC metropolitan region, at no cost to its taxpayers, will soon learn how to harden its resiliency and maximize its operational performance through the efficient use of technology.  That part of the region is Alexandria, VA, which has been selected by the Chesapeake Crescent Initiative (CCI) for its second “Safe + Smart Cities” pilot program. (The first pilot was conducted in... ...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: Paris In China

The Atlantic reports: "As the saying goes, 'The way to live best is to eat Chinese food, drive an American car, and live in a British house. That’s the ideal life.'” There's the difference: live in a BRITISH house, not a Parisian... ...Read More...

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NYC Building Resiliency Task Force Announced, Urban Green Will Organize

Urban Green Council to lead building resiliency task force in NYC; blue ribbon panel to make in-depth recommendations on building... ...Read More...

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Airport Planning FAIL

Gibraltar Airport is famous for two things: transporting British tourists to and from the Iberian Peninsula and its proximity to the city it serves. While incredibly convenient, this close proximity--less than 1/3 of a mile--creates some major... ...Read More...

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From Where I Sit: Hello Columbus!

Tim Springer discovers the best of American urban planning during a recent trip to Columbus.... ...Read More...