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Jane Jacobs, the writer who changed the face of the modern city

The journalist, activist and subject of a new biography believed cities should be haphazard and diverse, and prevented the destruction of the Village in New York<p>The Death and Life of Great American Cities, Jane Jacobs’ impassioned defense of city life, is often cited as one of the most important …

Urban Design

NYC's Subway Gridlock Could Trigger a Transit Renaissance

The apocalypse is nigh. In 2019, New York City plans to shut down the portion of the L subway line that runs under the East River and across …

Designing A San Francisco With The 100,000 New Housing Units The City Needs

What if you could build housing in the gaps between a city’s buildings?<p>To bring down San Francisco’s out-of-control rents, the city’s chief economist estimated that it needs to build an extra 100,000 housing units in the next few decades. The problem is where to build: Residents tend to argue that …

This Massive Waste-To-Energy Plant Will Be The Largest In The World

Stretching nearly a mile across and complete with a visitor’s center, the new incinerator will tackle China’s growing trash problem.<p>As cities figure out how to deal with growing piles of trash, they’re taking two paths. Some, like San Francisco, are aiming for zero waste–composting and recycling …

Urban Farming Revolution: Impact Farm Allows You to Grow Fresh Produce in the Middle of the City

Urban farming is most certainly the way of the future. However, some of the largest barriers to this style of food production is a lack of space in densely populated cities, and also climate fluctuation. Copenhagen-based urban design lab Human Habitat seeks to address these issues with their …

Urban Agriculture

50 Free Resources for Web Designers from October 2015

The tremendous thing about the design community is that we all love to share. We really do. Whether we share our thoughts and ideas via an in-depth …

Graphic Design

9 elements of an exceptional logo

Whether you hire a marketing agency, freelance talent or design in-house, it’s crucial to have a clear understanding of what makes a logo OK versus …

When Stephen Fry met Jony Ive: the self-confessed tech geek talks to Apple's newly promoted chief design officer

In an exclusive interview - in which Ive's promotion is revealed for the first time - Stephen Fry meets Jony Ive, and his boss, Apple chief executive Tim Cook, to talk spaceships, design and Steve Jobs<p><b>Jony Ive promoted to new role of chief design officer</b>• <b><br>Ive will spend more time on design and</b> …

Articles about these 6 prefabs have us buzzing on Dwell.com - Dwell

SXSW Eco is just around the corner, and Dwell will be on the scene, covering the conference and hosting a party! Be sure to join...<p>These prefabricated homes in the Sunshine State are built to withstand harsh conditions.<p>Introducing Honeycomb...<p>Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure …

Prefab Homes

FT interviews Jony Ive ahead of Apple Watch, details on design vs. iPhone (and battery vs. thin), intensity and pricing estimates

London’s <i>Financial Times</i> today carries a profile of Jony Ive in which he discusses how the Mac changed his dislike of computers, why he is consumed by design and disinterested in sales, the difference between designing a phone (and its slim battery) and designing a smartwatch–and why Apple decided …