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  • the large font title line is a clickable link. Sorry the bottom link doesn't work. I am not sure how to edit the page once it is up. ------------------------------ Nikolaus Philipsen FAIA Archplan Inc. Philipsen Architects Baltimore MD

  • The City - the Stepchild of State and National Policies Rahm Emanuel and Stephanie Rawlings Blake may have not much in common, but they would clearly agree on one thing: Being the mayor of a large American City is one of the hardest jobs in America....

  • RE: Ted Talk I found the research utilizing cell phone tracking to be very interesting. This was great for restructuring the bus routes for efficiency. That is a great short term solution for gaining efficiency based on existing urban fabric. All...

  • Re: TED talk, I think it would be especially beneficial if transit systems were part of a larger scope of urban design, planned to get people to and from home, work, and shopping, but also grounded in an overarching civil ethos capable of knitting...

  • If you have time, please take a few moments to watch the following TED talk: https://www.ted.com/watch/ted-institute/ted-bcg/antonella-mei-pochtler-travel-transportation-in-the-not-so-distant-future Karen Shoup, AIA, LEED AP Bureau...

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  • Thursday, November 21, 2013 John F. Kennedy And Urban Policies From our current 21st century vatage point with euphoria about millennials flocking back to cities, streetcars, bicycling, walkability and everything else...

  • A Streetcar Trip Down Memory Lane Baltimore Streetcar Network 1954 Even on a freezing day it is elating to board a vintage 1900 streetcar...

  • In Welsh, ddinas livable means “livable city”. Cardiff, Wales is a capital city for governance and sports that is at the center of a well-planned region. Cardiff is livable, international, ethnically and culturally diverse, and economically vibrant....

  • Smart Growth is not just a matter of revitalizing the core city of a metropolitan region like Baltimore as described in my two previous articles about urban neighborhoods, it is a regional challenge. Possibly even more difficult than reviving once...

  • From my blog Community Architect. Please click this link: http://archplanbaltimore.blogspot.com/2013/01/reinventing-suburb-new-tyson.html

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