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Posts Tagged ‘architecture’

The 50-Year Anniversary of “Death and Life of Great American Cities”

The 50-Year Anniversary of “Death and Life of Great American Cities”

2011 has thus far passed largely unmarked as the 50th anniversary of the publication of Jane Jacobs’ influential book on urban planning, The Death and Life of Great American Cities.  In 1961, the book was as close to a blockbuster as the topic of [...]

The Public Realm at 11th & Pearl

The Public Realm at 11th & Pearl

This article describes a few of my observations, questions and ideas related to the recent concept submittal for the 11th and Pearl redevelopment project (available here -- 15 mb pdf). I read about the project in the newspaper a few weeks ago, and [...]

New Urban Network | Cities for People

New Urban Network | Cities for People

The biggest mistake in creating public spaces is to make them too large, Gehl says. His motto: “When in doubt, leave some yards out.” .... That rule has often been disregarded by modernist designers, who tend to make buildings and public spaces [...]

Architects and Designers at Home tour April 24 and 25

Architects and Designers at Home tour April 24 and 25

Historic Boulder is offering an opportunity to see inside the homes of Boulder's innovative architects. The tour is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 24 and Sunday, April 25. Tickets for the Tour are $12 for Historic Boulder [...]

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