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Helle Søholt participated at the London Assembly Committee Meeting (Planning coverage) January 15 and her contribution really got the attention of the members. Alex Csicsek, Planning Researcher at ...
Helle Søholt defending the mediterranean cities' compact model...
“Spain might not be a great economic model at the moment but Barcelona’s compactness and liveliness are absolutely admirable.”
According to new research, where college-educated folks live has a lot to do with population size.
By 2025, the developing world will be home to 29 megacities.
Plateforme française d'ouverture des données publiques (Open Data)...
Here is a recent article published in the Federal Highway Administration's Public Roads Magazine.
I love living in San Francisco. The city is packed with culture, beautiful parks, open spaces, and local businesses. These are just some of the qualities that inspire happiness among urban residents, according to a study from Urban Affairs Review.
The gourmet food truck movement in San Francisco is thriving. Most trucks focus on a particular cuisine - indian, japanese, mexican, you name it - and this street food is bring life to the streets.
America's population is aging, but where that aging is taking place varies widely by geography.
How do those environments look like?
Throughout January, MPC’s blog, The Connector, is running a series on the tangible benefits of Placemaking. Sometimes it’s hard to define what makes a great place, but you know it when…
Public spaces are increasingly being recognized as a crucial ingredient for successful cities, and for their ability to revitalize and create economic and social development opportunities.
It turns out cramming more people into cities won’t help the environment or our health, and may even hurt the economy...
Correspondent Rick Karr reports on why the United States, where the Tnternet was born, has now fallen badly behind in the race to the online future.
Are cities across the country acting negligently in ignoring the property tax implications of different development types? Joseph Minicozzi thinks so, and he's done the math to prove it.
In Paris, a glimpse at what could be....
By directly involving communities in shaping their public spaces–leading with people, not design–Placemaking is in fact a highly disruptive approach.
When we think of people who shape cities, we often talk of politicians and financiers. But thinking—the work of scholars—can have an outsized impact on the places in which we live.
Just after the close of World War II, the last Great Migration in the United States — the move from the city to the new suburbs — began to emerge, fueled by new roads, low congestion, a...