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Next City / March 14, 2018

D.C. Bridge Park gets a head start on equitable development

Equitable development is the primary focus of Building Bridges Across the River, the nonprofit organization behind the 11th Street Bridge Park project in Washington, D.C. The nonprofit has attracted the attention of major funders to support the implementation of the park’s equitable development plan.

ArchDaily / March 10, 2018

Detroit's Waterfront is setting a precedent for community-led architecture

The community-led design process for Detroit’s West Riverfront Park has set a new precedent for public engagement in architecture. The four competition finalists have spent the past five months learning what local Detroit residents want to see at West Riverfront Park.

Next City / March 5, 2018

The future of Honolulu depends on its parks

Public parks have emerged as battlegrounds in Honolulu’s response to a changing climate and a growing housing crisis. Could they also hold the solutions?

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution / February 22, 2018

Art on the Atlanta BeltLine calls for artists

Art on the Atlanta BeltLine is looking for proposals for their 2018 exhibition. Art pieces seek to enhance the visitor’s sense of discovery and adventure through street-style performances, art-making along the trails, interactive art, and works that embody navigating urban space as an experience as well as a place.

The Guardian / February 21, 2018

Roads to nowhere: how infrastructure built on American inequality

As the US gears up for its biggest infrastructure revitalization project in decades, The Guardian reflects on the long and divisive history of city development in the US and the role that infrastructure can play in shaping lives.

GreenBiz / February 13, 2018

The case for preventing climate gentrification

As natural disasters increase, there is an urgent need to address sustainable practices in urban design—focusing on job creation and economic output for those more vulnerable to climate gentrification.