Regional and Urban Design Committee

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  • Can there be Sustainability in an Economy Rooted in Growth? Growth, Capitalism and the GDP Even in a state of high alert about climate change, sustainability and resilience study after study about longterm perspectives for the global economy ...

  • How do we build a stronger bridge between academia and the profession? There is still time to register for the symposium on the future of urban design! Come hear some of the leading urban design educators and practitioners engage in a series of short ...

  • A great Article…! Thank you for writing it. NN Nelson Breech Nave, AIA, Architect nave-aia@mindspring.com ------Original Message------ Worrying about the end of the world or the end of the week?   Those of us who recycle every possible ...

  • Worrying about the end of the world or the end of the week?   Those of us who recycle every possible scrap, buy organic food, drive an electric car, use a bicycle transit or Lyft, live in the City and practice mindfulness are depressed by the ...

  • How does public transportation in Germany compare to the US?   On the ground observations about trains, buses and electric scooters High speed rail German ICE train and French TGV  Frankfurt's airport has ...

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Community Blogs

  • Designing a special room for gamers is not an easy job, why? because gamers are very particular about their likes and dislikes when it comes to gaming. A little mistake and you can kill their gaming aura. Recently I have noticed more of the gamers are ...

  • In 1968, civil rights leader Whitney M. Young, Jr. delivered an historic address to the American Institute of Architects. He challenged the profession to enfranchise all citizens in the conversations about cities and work toward a more inclusive ...

  • How can architects and mayors work together to plan for stronger communities? View these short clips below to hear from some of the participants at Civic I/O, a meeting of mayors at SXSW that invited architects to join their conversations.   Stephen ...