Salt Lake City’s urban street grid

Brandon Donnelly

Salt Lake City is not a walking city. To put this into further context, here is a block comparison chart from 99% Invisible : In the past, I have called this inheritance one of the greatest city building challenges.

Antwerp City Hall / HUB

ArchDaily

Town & City Hall. © Stijn Bollaert. architects: HUB Location: Grote Markt 1, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Stijn Bollaert Area: 10300.0 Read more ». Public Architecture. Government. Refurbishment. Renovation

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Portland and New Orleans: river cities considered

Portland Architecture

That was true for me 22 years ago this month, when I arrived for college in New York in 1990, having enrolled at a university there without ever visiting the city first. It reminded me that that both cities are really about their great neighborhoods more than their central business districts.

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Redesigning Cities for Women

ArchDaily

Have you ever thought that practically all the cities in the world, since the dawn of humanity, were and continue to be created and designed by men? Photo byRedd, via Unsplash.

?? Park City in August

Brandon Donnelly

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"Sohofication is strangling our city centres"

Deezen

A proliferation of strangely similar restaurants in our cities is at risk of making them boring places to live, writes Jonathan Nunn. Have you recently had a meal in a new restaurant in the centre of your city? Too much good taste can be fatal to a city.

Costra bakery riffs on the volcanic landscape surrounding Mexico City

The Spaces

Mexico City’s Costra feels more like a boutique than a bakery, thanks to its minimalist design and glowing shelves that display each baked item like an artefact. The post Costra bakery riffs on the volcanic landscape surrounding Mexico City appeared first on The Spaces.

XZero City is Kuwait's contribution to the smart city movement

Archinect

A Dubai-based developer named URB has entered the fray of futuristic community planning in the region after publishing plans for XZero City, a pedestrian-friendly, net-zero carbon community it says will eventually grow to accommodate up to 100,000 people.

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Oklahoma City’s egg-shaped First Christian Church has been demolished

The Architect's Newsletter

AN has learned that Oklahoma City’s preeminent ovate landmark, the First Christian Church, was demolished this morning. The post Oklahoma City’s egg-shaped First Christian Church has been demolished appeared first on The Architect’s Newspaper.

DJI Sky City / Foster + Partners

ArchDaily

© Fangfang Tian. architects: Foster + Partners Location: Shenzhen, Guangdong, China Project Year: 2022 Photographs: Fangfang Tian Photographs: SFAP Area: 242000.0 Read more ». Offices. Office buildings. Skyscrapers

A new 15-minute city is being developed near Salt Lake City

Brandon Donnelly

In 2018, the Utah State Legislature passed a bill creating a new land authority to guide the future development of 600 acres of state-owned land in Draper, Utah (just south of Salt Lake City). planning urbanism 15 minute city car free zone draper park city salt lake city sandy the point utah

Zaha Hadid Architects win design for Jinghe New City Culture & Art Centre

Avontuura

The centre’s design intertwines with the city’s existing urban masterplan to connect the new library to the north of Jinghe Avenue. The post Zaha Hadid Architects win design for Jinghe New City Culture & Art Centre appeared first on Åvontuura.

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Stefano Boeri Architetti complete vertical forest city in Huanggang

Avontuura

The post Stefano Boeri Architetti complete vertical forest city in Huanggang appeared first on Åvontuura. It’s a Vertical Forest combining open and closed balconies that interrupt the regularity of the building and create an ever-changing movement.

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New York City removes its last surviving public payphone

The Architect's Newsletter

Marking the end of a very long era, officials held a send-off ceremony earlier today for the two last surviving coin-operated pay phones on the streets of New York City. [.]. The post New York City removes its last surviving public payphone appeared first on The Architect’s Newspaper.

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Oku brings Japanese design to Mexico City

The Spaces

Sushi is served in floating steel and wood booths at this minimalist Mexico City sushi bar, which blends Japanese and Hispanic elements. Escala Arquitectos and Michan Architecture designed the Mexico City restaurant, which is the second Oku outpost in the capital.

Taller Mauricio Rocha completes an expansion of Diego Rivera and Juan O’Gorman’s experimental museum in Mexico City

The Architect's Newsletter

Diego Rivera and Juan O’Gorman’s Museo Anahuacalli in Mexico City is a [.]. The post Taller Mauricio Rocha completes an expansion of Diego Rivera and Juan O’Gorman’s experimental museum in Mexico City appeared first on The Architect’s Newspaper.

Toronto, Paris, Park City — New city tee collection from Globizen

Brandon Donnelly

This week Globizen announced a collection of new city tees. The first three cities are Toronto, Paris, and Park City (Utah). To pre-order a city collection tee, click here.

DJI Sky City Shenzhen Building

e-architect

DJI Sky City Innovation Hub Offices, South China Workplace Photos, Chinese High-rise Architecture Images. DJI Sky City Shenzhen Innovation Hub. DJI Sky City Innovation Hub Building. The Groundbreaking DJI Sky City Innovation Hub In Two Towers Was Designed By Foster + Partners.

Architect Alison Landry appointed as New York City’s inaugural Associate Commissioner of Alternative Delivery

The Architect's Newsletter

Alison Landry, a former associate at Handel Architects and previous vice president of the New York City Economic Development Corporation (EDC), was appointed last week as Associate Commissioner of Alternative [.].

New York City releases waterfront report and updated map of public shoreline

The Architect's Newsletter

The post New York City releases waterfront report and updated map of public shoreline appeared first on The Architect’s Newspaper. East News Urbanism Comprehensive Waterfront Plan New York City Department of City Planning Waterfronts

What Are Compact Cities?

ArchDaily

Compact city refers to the urban model associated with a more densified occupation, with consequent overlapping of its uses (homes, shops and services) and promotion of the movement of pedestrians, cyclists and public transport users. Amsterdã. Foto por Pxhere, licença CC0.

MVRDV complete Future of the City in Bordeaux

Avontuura

The post MVRDV complete Future of the City in Bordeaux appeared first on Åvontuura. The building is located to the east of the River Garonne, directly opposite France's largest cathedral, which marks the centre of Bordeaux.

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New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission launches free digital archive of designation photos

The Architect's Newsletter

The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) has launched a robust digital photo repository of designated buildings and historic districts spanning all five boroughs. Development East News Preservation Historic Preservation LPC New York City Photography Photos

Ten futuristic cities set to be built around the world

Deezen

As a 170-kilometre-long mirrored megacity in the Saudi desert makes headlines around the world, here is a roundup of 10 futuristic cities currently being planned across the globe. Below are 10 ambitious cities set to be built in the coming decades: Image courtesy of Neom.

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New KYIV city collection t-shirt

Brandon Donnelly

At the beginning of this year, Globizen announced a new collection of city t-shirts. They have been very popular and we only have a few left from our original batch (which included some of the greatest places in the world: Toronto, Paris, and Park City).

Meta- City

ArchiDiaries

The aim of the “Meta-City” competition is to develop one drawing to communicate a conceptual design. About Competition.

Sustainable living is "not viable outside cities" says Hélène Chartier of C40 Cities

Deezen

Cities are the only sustainable way to house Earth's growing population – but the importance of protecting them from climate risks has been "totally underrated", according to Hélène Chartier of sustainable urbanism network C40 Cities. "In Compact cities are more sustainable.

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The City as an Organism.

ArchDaily

AI generated view of Guatemala City. What would cities look like if there were no boundaries between humans and ecosystems? Image © ecoLogicStudio. Nature has continually played muse to architects. Colors and forms from the natural world find themselves embedded in artificial edifices.

Turns out big cities are pretty safe

Brandon Donnelly

Conventional wisdom suggests that cities are pretty dangerous. However, based on this data, one of the safest places you could actually live is in New York City. But how does this compare to other cities around the world?

City Lane by 5+design

aasarchitecture

With a focus on Hanyang’s historic past, The Sino Ocean City Lane project creates a new language that permeates through the masterplan and architectural features. Towers north and south highlight a view across the city from west to east that frame the route between the city to the temple.

News: Winners of the 2022 Timber in the City competition showcase wood design in architecture

Bustler

ACSA Executive Director Michael Monti said: "This year’s designs imagine a transformation of our cities through sustainable buildings, renewable timber resources, and innovative techniques to build and design healthy environments."

Event: 15' City Summit 2022

Bustler

Event Date: Jul 20, 2022 - Jul 21, 2022; Event City: What you can expect from the 15' City Summit 2022 Popularized by Carlos Moreno’s 2020 TED talk, the “15-minute city” is a recent trend in urban planning towards creating vibrant pedestrian districts and provides an inclusive lens for a wide range of stakeholders to engage with these issues. architecture, #sustainability, cities, 15-min city, aec technology

New York City is back

Brandon Donnelly

But an even more accurate description might be that New York City was losing people before the pandemic and it is still losing people. economics urbanism bloomberg manhattan miami net migration new york city phoenix population population growth population loss san francisco

XZero City is Kuwait’s Proposal for a Self-Sufficient Smart City

ArchDaily

The masterplan for the smart city is designed to optimize density and amenities distribution to create a walkable city, while also optimizing the green space ratio. The city also promotes a circular economy that aims to provide food and energy security for the residents.

A few observations about Salt Lake City

Brandon Donnelly

That said — and this is going to be an unpopular opinion — the city felt void of any sort of real traffic. Park City-Canyons is the most well-known ski destination. The Canyons Village at Park City is developing really nicely. development food hospitality hotels personal photography real estate travel brighton brutalism brutalist architecture canyons evo hotel granary district nft photography park city post office place salt lake city snowbird utah wide streets

Future City Exhibition Hall // line+

Architizer

To create a harmonious relationship between the two is to respect the site, and to dialogue with the city. It is also what we want to express in this project – the meaning of a new art space to the old city symbol. Future City Exhibition Hall Gallery. Project Status: Built.

EPCOT: Walt Disney's New Urbanist City

ArchDaily

Beneath the Spaceship Earth geodesic sphere and the display of world cultures that symbolize Disney World’s EPCOT lies the buried vision for a utopian city. The “Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow” was Walt Disney ’s antidote to the decay of American cities.

Jerusalem City Hall District Regeneration by Chyutin Architects

aasarchitecture

The regeneration scheme deals with the overall planning of Jerusalem’s city hall district and its Municipal square. The origins of its construction, may be traced to the emergence of Jewish neighborhoods outside of the Old City Walls during the latter half of the 19th Century.

New York City’s borough presidents team up to lobby for a million more trees

The Architect's Newsletter

The post New York City’s borough presidents team up to lobby for a million more trees appeared first on The Architect’s Newspaper. East News Sustainability New York City New York City Department of Parks & Recreation Trees

Mexico City renovation by Taller Héctor Barroso includes dark exterior

Deezen

Architecture studio Taller Héctor Barroso has fully revamped the decades-old DDH House in Mexico City for a family of five, including new facades clad in dark brown stucco that looks black. Taller Héctor Barroso completed the renovation of a decades-old house in Mexico City.