The Michigan Central Station in Detroit is getting a complete overhaul to serve as the mixed-use core of a proposed mobility innovation district that Ford Motor Co. has been developing. Image: Practice for Architecture and Urbanism
Its centerpiece is an abandoned train depot whose architecture and decay reflect two sides of t...read more
Climate change is contributing to property damage on a major scale, causing more investors to look for better ways to gauge their risk. Image: Skeeze from Pixabay
A new ULI-Heitman report states that the biggest challenge to valuation is measuring urban risk...read more
BD+C editors speak with experts from KTGY Architecture + Planning, LS3P, and Omgivning...read more
All renderings courtesy MIR
The building is the first on the 67-hectare island.
Drone technology is one of the tools that engineers and contractors are using to make their jobsites more efficient. A new report by Deloitte sees construction technology as a competitive advantage. Image: Deloitte
Deloitte, in new report, lays out a risk mitigation strategy that relies on tech.
All images Henning Larsen
The project hopes to set a standard for how modern communities can live in harmony with nature....
All renderings courtesy BIG
It will be the world’s first urban incubator dedicated to the advancement of all aspects of mobil...read more
BIG and WXY Architects are co-leading the project.
All images: Opticos/Hugo Render
The neighborhood is scheduled to launch in 2020.
The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport is in charge of the project.
Mass transit is a way of life in some metros like New York City. And a new report espouses the benefits of public transportation over car ridership. Image: YouTube
Despite recent data about ridership declines, a new report on mass transit is optimistic.
All renderings courtesy Central Park Conservancy
The project will be the largest the Central Park Conservancy has ever undertaken.
Denny Substation in Seattle redefines this building type by its inclusion of neighborhood-focused amenities. Image: Benjamin Benschneider
The Denny Substation includes 44,000 sf of open space that invites local residents and visitors t...read more
Improved safety, better adoption of electric scooters and autonomous vehicles are possible if dri...read more
Photo of a pop-up park in England. Source: Wikimedia Commons
Pop-up parks that provide instant open areas for public use and programming can revitalize under-...read more
Photo by Jonas Ferlin from Pexels
The walkability trend is spreading to urbanizing suburbs.
Rendering by University of Notre Dame graduate urban design students Marie Acalin and Roger Foreman reimagines Chicago's Midway Plaisance as the site for the planned Obama Presidential Center.
Courtesy Henning Larsen
5.5 million sf waterfront district to be built in Shenzhen, China.
The mix of uses typically seen in downtowns—stores, housing, offices, arts and entertainment—typically generate far more fiscal revenue than other neighborhoods. Photo: Minneapolis Downtown Council
A new report from the International Downtown Association measures the true value and lasting impa...read more
Courtesy Svigals + Partners
The park will be located in New Haven, Conn.
The project will be located 10 km (6.2 miles) south of Copenhagen.
Two recent studies by Pew Research Center and WalletHub shined a light on where we are in the mar...read more
Courtesy Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners.
Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners is designing the project.
Believe it or not, alleys started off as public spaces.
The aim is to reduce housing costs, traffic congestion.
Photo: University of San Francisco
Rather than allow for an “evolutionary” adaptation to AVs, we must set policies that frame and in...read more
One Delisle is a 522-ft-tall tower with 263 residences that Slate Asset Management is proposing to build on one of 10 properties it has bought in midtown Toronto. Image: Norm Li, Courtesy of Studio Gang
The building’s hexagonal façade will provide passive solar heating and cooling.
Five years ago, experts were predicting continued urban rebound and suburban decline. What really...read more
What’s stopping us from creating more Permanent Supportive Housing?
The hub will be the centerpiece of ARADA’s masterplan in Sharjah, UAE.