Vernacular Urbanism: Creating Meaningful Places

Ver·nac·u·lar: of, relating to, or characteristic of a period, place, or group… Most cities—even those with grand plans like Burnham’s Chicago or Haussmann’s Paris—derive much of their character from their locality. Their urban fabric is largely defined by factors such as local building materials, climate, access to water, history and…

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The Magic is in the Mix: Rethinking Mixed-Use Urbanism

We need to start creating neighborhoods that build authentic places that are intimately related, interconnected and interdependent.

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