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Developers look to create underground LES park

Visitors from around the world are drawn to New York City's High Line, an elevated park built on defunct railroad tracks transformed into an urban sanctuary of flowers, grasses and trees. Private... To view the full story, click the title link.

Competition / URBAN DESIGN COMPETITIONS / Atelier Albania - National Territorial Planning Agency

Atelier Albania the laboratory unit of the National Territorial Planning Agency mandated by the Ministry of Urban Development and Tourism and the Office of the Prime Minister of Albania, is launching two international design competitions with a clear objective of generating practical solutions that will improve public space. Show More Summary

Competition / Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Culture and Education Quarter Design Competition / London Legacy Development Corporation/Malcolm Reading Consultants

London Legacy Development Corporation’s regeneration of east London at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is one of the most ambitious urban renewal programmes in Europe. It forms the legacy of the hugely-admired London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Show More Summary

Recommended Reading: The Potential Gehry Effect on Toronto; MoMA's Past Battles

Welcome to Curbed's weekly roundup of architecture, real estate, and urban planning-related feature stories. Please be in touch if you have a story to recommend. Rendering via Dezeen 1. Toronto developer and theater producer David Mirvish partnered with Frank Gehry...

5 unique luxury hotels in Singapore

Singapore is a vibrant ultra-modern city that is continuously re-defining itself. With one of the world’s best Urban Planning Organizations (URA) determined to develop Singapore into a ‘great city to work, live and play’, the city-state...Show More Summary

Housing Trends Remain Positive in October despite a Slight Drop in Starts

The Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development said that housing data were mixed in October,Read the Rest...

Somsook Boonyabancha

She has a new idea: Somsook is developing the methodology for “land-sharing”, an urban land use innovation built around a mutually beneficial deal between urban squatters and the owner of the land who wishes to develop for commercial purposes. The slum dwellers get new, better, if more dense housing on a back portion of the […]

Development Watch: Urban Outlet Will Anchor New Development at Candlestick Point

Renderings via Lennar Corp./Macerich We've long known that Candlestick Park will be transformed over the next few years into Candlestick Point, a development with thousands of homes, hundreds of acres of new parks, and office and retail space. That vision...

Devo More: What does business want?

Scotland could become a world leader in driverless cars, urban drones and animaloid robots. Yes, animaloid. We're already leaders in subsea robots, so why not? This could be the first country to develop a fridge which orders your milk...Show More Summary

HUD Housing Disparate Impact Rules Vacated – How an APA Case Could Clarify Complicated Private Litigation

Ed note: This post originally appeared on Federal Regulations Advisor. The United States District Court for the District of Columbia vacated the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) 2013 rules (ostensibly) under the Fair...Show More Summary

Bombardier and CSR Nanjing form JV to develop Innovia Monorail and APM

Bombardier Transportation has entered into a joint venture (JV) agreement with Chinese CSR Nanjing Puzhen to develop and manufacture Innovia vehicles for urban and airport transit systems in China.

Mapping New York's Vacant Lots, To Use Them To Create A More Vibrant City

After tearing down many buildings in the name of "clearing slums," the city left giant holes in the urban landscape that it never filled. Now an organization wants to do grassroots development in those holes. So it developed a tool to find them. Show More Summary

Congress Must Embrace Solutions That End Homelessness

According to a new report released just last week by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the number of long-term (what is known as chronic) homeless individuals has dropped again (between 2013 and 2014). That's really good news. In fact, since 2005 the number of individuals in the U.S. Show More Summary

Congress Must Embrace Solutions That End Homelessness

According to a new report released just last week by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the number of long-term (what is known as chronic) homeless individuals has dropped again (between 2013 and 2014). That's really good news. In fact, since 2005 the number of individuals in the U.S. Show More Summary

Mindboggling Reveals: Behold: Conceptual Designs for SoMa's Grand-Scale 5M Project

Renderings via Forest City Renderings have been released for the 5M project, an ambitious mixed-use development devised by architects Kohn Pedersen Fox and urban designers SITELAB Urban Studio. The conceptual designs for the project—a joint effort by Forest City and...

Mindboggling Reveals: Behold: Conceptual Designs for SoMa's Game-Changing 5M Project

Renderings via Forest City Renderings have been released for the 5M project, an ambitious mixed-use development devised by architects Kohn Pedersen Fox and urban designers SITELAB Urban Studio. The conceptual designs for the project—a joint effort by Forest City and...

Building the Voluntary City: Lessons from Gurgaon and Jamshedpur

The world’s urban population is growing very rapidly, especially in the developing world. The McKinsey Global Institute estimates that in India alone such an expansion will require the building of, in essence, a new Chicago every year for the next several decades. The problem with these numbers is not the expense. Show More Summary

Mining Tax Data to Map the Past and Future of Urban Development in New York

2 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

Last year, the City of New York released a huge trove of tax data to the public. Called Property Land Use Tax Lot Output (PLUTO), the information might not seem terribly thrilling, a dry assortment of building dates, square footage, and property value, but for those looking to map the city's history and potential future it is an incredible resource.

How immigration reform could help the housing market

In Democratic circles, Julian Castro was a well-known name even before President Obama tapped him to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development last spring. The former San Antonio mayor – and identical twin of Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-Tex.) – catapulted into the national spotlight when he delivered the keynote address at the 2012 […]

Citysens Vertical Hydroponic Garden Promises Urban Dwellers a Beautiful and Hassle-Free Way to Enjoy Nature at Home

Moving to the city usually means giving up nature for the concrete jungle, but the Citysens hydroponic vertical garden wants to provide an easy way to return that lush green environment back to urban dwellers. Developed by a startup in Tarragona, Spain, the

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