Urban Density

August 15, 2018

Cities are conglomerations of human life which coexist in big, often huge, urban sprawls. Think of the urban buzz of people, vehicles, buildings, facilities, utilities and infrastructure which make a city just that. It isn’t very efficient, right?

community benefit agreement
August 14, 2018

Problems facing municipal governments continue to compound. Constrained budgets make it almost impossible to address many critical community needs.

UN Environment Yale University ecological living module
August 10, 2018

UN Environment and Yale University in collaboration with UN Habitat unveiled a new eco-housing module, to spark public discussion and new ideas on how sustainable design can provide decent, affordable housing while limiting the overuse of natural resources and climate change.

August 03, 2018 | Robert Cassidy

Cities and suburbs all over the country face the same problem: not enough affordable housing for their own police, firefighters, EMTs, teachers, and lower-level administrative staff in schools and government agencies. C.

May 30, 2017

It's impossible to talk about smart city technology and revamping the efficiency and livability of our urban centers without talking about public housing. Yet, too often it's left out of the discussion.

March 23, 2017

For much of the past half century, St. Louis incurred a gradual decline as residents left the city. Like other urban areas, its population eventually stabilized with the revitalization of its central corridor and more young people moving in and around downtown. But now, the latest Census... read more

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January 23, 2017

Seems everyone is talking about infrastructure and all eyes are on Washington to see if the new president is going to launch a huge infrastructure reform. But, there is heated discussion also about a different type of infrastructure – city streets.

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