An Introduction to Landscape Architecture

What is Landscape Architecture? Landscape architecture is the design of almost anything around you and under the sky. Just try to think of iconic places like New York City’s Central Park and the Franklin Delan...

What Does Multicultural Places Look Like?

The world is a fascinating place bound by unique cultures and languages. As large as it is, it is also small, with various groups gathering in cities all around the world creating vibrant multicultural places. ...

What is the Future of Urban Mobility?

Hyper-mobility seems to be a distinguishing feature of urban areas. Mobility flows have become a key dynamic of urbanization with the associated infrastructure invariably constituting the backbone of urban form...

What Makes Public Places “Ours?”

The Sense of Place It is important to realize that a “sense of place” is of fundamental value to people everywhere – in every city, every town, every neighborhood and every culture, from all ages (Kent, Unknow...

What Makes a Square ?

What are Squares?  Isn't it funny that squares are called squares but aren't always square? Squares or plazas are important elements of city design with different shapes and sizes. It is the way of designing a...

What Makes A City Walkable or Unwalkable?

What is a Walkable City? Walking is the oldest and simplest form of human transportation. Nowadays, walking a few blocks or crossing a street seems inconvenience. Walkability is a new term to describe how frie...

Why Should We Treasure Historic Centers ?

Over the past few decades, cities are facing social and economic pressures which have had a disproportionate impact on the urban environment. Many significant historic centers and districts are demolished, othe...

When Beauty and Efficiency Meet: Modular Architecture

What is Modular Design? Modular design or “modularity in design” is a design approach that subdivides a system into smaller parts called modules or skids that can be independently created and then used in diff...

All You Need to Know About Architecture Blogs

All You Need to Know About Architecture Blogs What are Blogs? This seems like a basic question, and the idea of blogs is not new to web users. They are very valuable sources which would inform us about regist...