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  • All, The latest issue of YAF Connection has been released! This is our October issue with a focus on Metrics and Data Driven Design. Issue Here: YAF Connection 14.05 Download Here Be Sure Not To Miss.... Hudson Yards: Data Driven...

  • In my geographic area, virtually every home has concrete walls surrounding 1/2 to 1/3 of its total area--in the basement. Those areas tend to be inhabited less and used more for storage of combustibles. When finished and inhabited, they tend to be...

  • TIFs, Economic Development and Social Equity Baltimore's Mayor says that other cities would be salivating at the opportunity of having a successful corporation drop $5.5 billion to build its global headquarters and a mixed use new town around...

  • Early Registration ends tomorrow, July 22nd. Though if you are an EP, the discounted EP price is the same before or after Tomorrow. We are over 80% full, so don't wait to register. Also if you registered for the Symposium but did not get an e-mail...

  • On behalf of RUDC I will be participating in the following Convention Sessions: SESSION CODE: TH405 | TITLE: Smart Digital Eco-Cities in the 21st Century: Resilient, Sustainable, Livable ROOM: Room 120 SESSION CODE: FR405 | TITLE: Influencing...

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  • Tuesday was a rush of adrenaline here at the UN Habitat III convening in Quito, Ecuador, and throughout the day I felt an overwhelming sense of exhilaration by being amongst such esteemed and earnest peers from all over the world who are focusing...

  • In an article from the New York Times by Anna Holmes, the meaning of diversity highlighted a disconnection. It takes more than a simple box-ticking to tackle this issue. Important questions need to be asked that could help any industry: “(The...

  • Update #4 from the field in China [Paul Okamoto squeezes in one last sketch from the roof terrace on the morning of our departure from Xizhou] We bid farewell to the Linden Centre on Saturday as we made our way towards the very much...

  • Update 3 below: ------------- Friday was a big day for our 21 person delegation as we trekked to Dali University for introductions, presentations, and discussion with the staff and students of its architecture department. The architecture...

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  • Update no. 2 from the road below ------------------ By horse cart, by boat, by bumpy bus ride: Thursday offered up a wealth of transportation options to our many destinations, starting with a tour of Xizhou Village and ending with lakeside...

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