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.

Curbed / February 13, 2018

11 ugly urban underpasses now functioning as public parks

When Manhattan’s High Line opened on the west side in 2009, locals and visitors alike flocked to the revitalized railroad trestle to marvel at its transformation into a gorgeous and walkable park. Arguably the most famous urban adaptive reuse project in America, the High Line made industrial reuse cool and prompted a wave of creative development.

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.

CityLab / February 3, 2018

How to design cities for children

A billion children are growing up in urban areas. Design solutions that encourage safe movement and social interaction are becoming a growing issue of concern.

Centennial Citizen / January 29, 2018

Denver's High Line Canal plans are moving forward

Last week, the High Line Canal Conservancy announced the launch of its second phase of significant planning for the canal’s future. The phase will culminate in the publication of a plan that builds on what the group learned from meeting with thousands of community members last year.

The New York Times / January 29, 2018

The subway is next door. Should New Yorkers pay extra for that?

Value capture, which can be an important funding mechanism for infrastructure reuse projects, is central to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan for fixing New York City’s subway. His plan involves higher taxes for properties adjacent to the subway to help provide money for critical repairs.