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City of Eugene Pre-Approved ADU Library

SW Oregon Architect

Last Thursday’s edition was no exception as it brought to my attention the City of Eugene’s Pre-Approved Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Program. The City intends its ADU program to “significantly and thoughtfully reduce barriers to housing by fast-tracking the permitting process.”

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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.

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Leiden City Hall / Office Winhov

ArchDaily

Town & City Hall. © René de Wit. architects: Office Winhov Location: Stadhuisplein 1, 2311 EJ Leiden, The Netherlands Project Year: 2022 Photographs: René de Wit Photographs: Stefan Müller. Read more ». Public Architecture. Government. Offices. Institutional buildings. Refurbishment.

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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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Mariupol City Hall by NOVA

aasarchitecture

Mariupol is a beautiful city on the shores of the Sea of Azov. The main industries in the city are metal factories and the seaport. The ground floor is the city reception, comfortable open space without dark corridors to serve the needs of citizens.

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What Kind of City is a People-Oriented City? Ranking Chinese Cities.

ArchDaily

What kind of city is a people-oriented city? This is a difficult question to answer because humanistic cities evaluate the city by "people”, and people are extremely diverse, producing individual different evaluation standards. Chengdu Yulin Alley / Nhoow Architects.

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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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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’s 2022–23 cohort of Public Artists in Residence will develop art projects addressing city issues

The Architect's Newsletter

The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs has selected four artists to participate in its 2022 Public Artists in Residence (PAIR) program, which places artists within municipal government departments [.].

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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.

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IKEA city center by querkraft

aasarchitecture

Car-free + urban This building makes an important contribution to the future of a living and ecological city and also to the future of retailing – this is an urban IKEA with excellent connections to the public transport system and an inviting roof terrace – a good neighbour.

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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

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?? Park City in August

Brandon Donnelly

photography canyons resort park city pendry hotel taco window tacos utah

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Turenscape transforms abused natural landscape into stunning floating forest in Nanchang City

Avontuura

The post Turenscape transforms abused natural landscape into stunning floating forest in Nanchang City appeared first on Åvontuura. Fish Tail Park offers a model for urban nature with variable climates that can address challenges of floods and habitat restoration.

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This Ho Chi Minh City coffee shop champions a ‘sip and sleep concept’

The Spaces

This cafe in Ho Chi Minh City captures that experience by swapping tables and chairs for private pods and bunk beds. The post This Ho Chi Minh City coffee shop champions a ‘sip and sleep concept’ appeared first on The Spaces. Love drinking coffee in bed?

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Florence: the city of light and shadow

The Spaces

The post Florence: the city of light and shadow appeared first on The Spaces. Cover Story Featured Top

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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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Santiago Calatrava celebrates opening of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine in New York City at the World Trade Center 

Avontuura

Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine in New York City at the World Trade Center appeared first on Åvontuura. architecture Alan Karchmer Church New York New York City Santiago Calatrava

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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.

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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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Brigham City First Ward (original)

Historic LDS Architecture

This was the original building of the Brigham City First Ward, built in 1884. It's now owned by the Brigham City Presbyterian Church. Brigham City 1st WardA new chapel, built in 1905, replaced this one, and it was used as a school.

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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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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.

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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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Sky City TOD / Superimpose Architecture

ArchDaily

© CreatAR images. architects: Superimpose Architecture Location: Yuhang District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China Project Year: 2022 Photographs: CreatAR images Area: 72000.0 Read more ». Mixed Use Architecture. Offices. Office buildings

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Is Fixing City Sidewalks Feasible for Future Cities?

ArchDaily

Image via Global Designing Cities Initiative. But what happens when cities don’t take ownership over sidewalk maintenance, and they’re left to be protected by the people who just use them? Future planning methods for sidewalks and public transit space.

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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.

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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.

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Fifth Avenue redesign gives pedestrians free reign over one of the city’s busiest streets

The Architect's Newsletter

Although New York City has worked for years to build bike lanes, improve dangerous crossings, and add pedestrian plazas to busy intersections, the massive success of outdoor dining—particularly restaurants’ curbside [.]. East News Urbanism Eric Adams New York City Open Streets

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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.

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The Intimate City shares essays by Michael Kimmelman about his walks through pandemic-era New York City

The Architect's Newsletter

The Intimate City: Walking New York Michael Kimmelman | Penguin Random House | $30 Michael Kimmelman made his debut as The New York Times’ architecture critic in September 2011 with [.]. East Review Books Michael Kimmelman New York City

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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

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How Tactical Urbanism Helped Conquer the Streets of Jersey City

ArchDaily

Covid has been particularly hard on cities: downtown business districts are still struggling due to the shift to remote work; some cities have seen population declines; and crime has spiked virtually everywhere.

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"Cities should not just build green transport but actively dismantle car infrastructure"

Deezen

Never sound your horn aggressively" declares the British Highway Code , yet the bleating of horns punched by frustrated drivers venting fury at learners hesitating, cyclists existing, or some other minor inconvenience is a frequent feature in the soundtrack of city life.

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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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A forthcoming exhibition series at MoMA will highlight equitable and sustainable projects in New York City

The Architect's Newsletter

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) has announced a new exhibition series that will highlight contemporary New York City architecture addressing social inequities and issues related to shared space across [.].

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Universal buildings for a futureproof city

e-architect

Universal buildings for a futureproof city news, City of London homes, Futureproofing cities, Regenerative building. Universal Buildings for a futureproof city article. Creating Universal Buildings for a futureproof city.

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