Friday 5: Articles for Urbanists—Canadian Premiere Edition

Here’s the Canadian premiere of my articles for urbanists. Different city; same urban goodness.

  • Liveable v lovable: The world’s best cities are beautiful, clean and efficient. But why does no one want to live in them?  Financial Times

Friday 5 - Articles for Urbanists

  • Dense, Denser, Densest: Witold Rybczynski asks if concerns about costs and the environment will push Americans to rein in sprawl. The Wilson Quarterly
  • Jane Jacobs: Honoured in the Breach: Five years after her death and 50 years after her greatest book, Jane Jacobs’ ideas will inspire thousands last weekend to go on Jane’s Walks. But they still aren’t understood well enough to spawn the cities she dreamed of. Globe and Mail
  • Walkability and the new urbanism:Urban expert Christopher Leinberger says demand for homes in urban, walkable neighbourhoods is outstripping supply and that for the first time since the 1960s, housing values there have fallen below those of their urban counterparts. TheSpec.com

 

Yuri Artibise

Yuri Artibise is an experienced policy analyst, community engagement practitioner and social media specialist. I have a Master of Public Administration degree with over 10 years of public policy research, analysis, and advocacy experience.

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