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Takeaways from the Builders’ Show with Andres Duany and NanaWall

Post-Pandemic Design with Andrés Duany, presented by NanaWall Always interesting to listen to, Andrés Duany, celebrated architect and city planner, sits down with the folks at NanaWall to tell us what he sees as the future of post-pandemic housing. If you’re familiar with New Urbanist strictures and stylings, you’ll see much has changed. Always looking ahead, [...]

By |2021-02-23T14:51:15-05:00February 23rd, 2021|

Defining The 15-minute City

What is the "15-minute city" and why is it gaining traction? Andres Duany and Robert Steuteville provide some important insights.    "The 15-minute city is gaining significant traction politically and in planning circles, but what does it mean? Definitions vary, and there is so much slack in the concept—depending on what transportation modes are included—that [...]

By |2021-02-23T13:54:05-05:00February 12th, 2021|

Transect Urbanism: Readings in Human Ecology

Transect Urbanism: Readings in Human Ecology  Edited by DPZ’s own Andrés Duany and Brian Falk, Director of the Center for Applied Transect Studies, the book features essays from more than a dozen contributors including Charles C. Bohl, David Brain, Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, Emily Talen, Bruce Donnelly, Sandy Sorlien, Daniel K. Slone, Seth Harry, Galina Tachieva, Sidney [...]

By |2021-02-10T14:18:03-05:00February 5th, 2021|

Outreach for A More Inclusive 21st Century

ENGAGING THE VIRTUAL & THE REAL To say that the past six months have changed everything, is hardly an understatement. The way we live, work, play, communicate, and even the way we think have required major adjustments. Many of our daily activities have become virtual, remote, and/or guided by new safety protocols. Meanwhile, as many [...]

By |2021-02-04T12:05:42-05:00August 21st, 2020|

Communities Faring Well by Design

A global pandemic is the type of resiliency test we plan for, but hope never occurs. We are happy to report that amidst the current difficulties, our compact, walkable, mixed-use, and multigenerational communities are not only faring well but are proving to be a source of comfort to their residents as they shelter in place. [...]

By |2021-02-04T12:10:36-05:00May 11th, 2020|

Tiny and Double Wide in Vegas?

We have two new and exciting prototypes for you to explore. Find us at IBS 2020 in Las Vegas now. Located at the Show Village (outdoor), stop by and experience our showcase and speak with Andrés Duany. The Mid-Century Modern Home consists of two structures totaling about 1,650 square feet, with a flat roof profile [...]

By |2021-02-08T14:09:28-05:00January 21st, 2020|

Planning for Adaptation [Podcast]

Listen to Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk on the Future of the American City podcast, interviewed by Charles Waldheim: Listen here. Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk is a pioneering urban planner, architect, and educator. She has been instrumental in developing the City of Miami’s form-based zoning code, Miami 21. Her recent work and teaching focuses on built environment adaptation to climate change. About Future of [...]

By |2021-02-09T13:05:42-05:00October 17th, 2019|

Mitigation vs Adaptation, Part 1: The Current State

There’s a lot of confusion lately about the difference between mitigation and adaptation. I think this can be be cleared up relatively easily. Mitigation means reducing the impact of climate change. Adaptation means responding to the impact of climate change. One attempts to prevent it from happening or minimize it, and the other one assumes [...]

By |2021-02-08T14:19:39-05:00March 10th, 2019|
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