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Planning Mexico City’s future - Curbed
How Mexico City’s urban innovation lab tackles the city’s challenges
mexicocity  mexico  curbed  urbanism  urbanplanning  technology  innovationlab  cities 
april 2018 by brendanmcfadden
Once So Chic and Swooshy, Freeways Are Falling Out of Favor - The New York Times
Several cities face pressure to tear down the 1960s-era mega-roads
and reinstate pedestrian-friendly streets. Jane Jacobs told you so!
infrastructure  nytimes  urbanplanning  freeways  cities  urbanpolicy  janejacobs 
november 2017 by brendanmcfadden
Park 101
A visionary proposal to a park over the 101 freeway in Downtown Los Angeles.
vimeo  webvideo  video  parks  losangeles  freewaycap  urbanplanning 
january 2016 by brendanmcfadden
Designing Private Cities, Open to All
The world is building more cities, faster than ever before. China used more cement in the last three years than the United States used in the entire 20th century. By 2050, India will need new urban infrastructure to house an additional 404 million people — a task comparable to building every city in the United States in just 35 years. The global urban population is expected to rise to well over six billion by 2050 from 3.9 billion today.
nytimes  cities  urbanplanning  housing 
april 2015 by brendanmcfadden
When Gushers Sprang From the Los Angeles Basin
For his first in a series of four posts on L.A.’s water-fuelled growth, Nathan Masters rediscovers the city’s first free-flowing artesian well.
wells  water  cities  urbanplanning  losangeles  agriculture  citidig  lamagazine 
august 2013 by brendanmcfadden

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