Joe Senft

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Retrofitting suburbia for the 21st century

> Redeveloped suburban sites can breathe new life into communities.<br>> There is a growing demand for compact, walkable environments.<p><i>Redeveloping</i> …

Find Real Estate, Homes for Sale, Apartments & Houses for Rent - realtor.com®

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The secret to a successful suburb: Lakewood, Cleveland Heights and the Inner-ring Divide

share (1).png<p>Even walkable suburbs with grand Victorians, classy Tudors and committed citizens -- even Cleveland Heights and Lakewood, to be specific …

Houses of the Future: An Era of Space-Saving Solutions?

72shares<p><b>Smaller and self-sufficient, that’s how houses of the future are currently being described in the wake of the predictions of futurists. 3D</b> …

The “Future of Suburbia,” according to MIT - Urban Design Forum

At trendy urban coffee shops, the kind where Edison bulbs float above the counter and vintage chairs line the concrete floor, the prized artisanal …

Urban Design

Resilient Suburbia

Talented designers and planners have shown us that it’s possible to retrofit suburbia.

How Chicago Became a Leader in Urban Agriculture

In the 1830s, when Chicago was becoming established as a city, a new motto was also created: “<i>urbs in horto</i>,” Latin for “city in a garden.”<p>Chicago …

Urban Agriculture

7 Reasons Why European Cities Are Going To Beat U.S. Cities As Hubs For Innovation

The U.S. has the perception as the heart of global entrepreneurship, but Europe might soon take the crown. Here’s why.<p>Given the refugee crisis, the potential Brexit, terrorism, and the recent economic crises in Greece and elsewhere, it can be easy to overlook the European Union as a viable region. …

Hot in Cleveland? The city’s new, cool Public Square

<b>GWEN IFILL:</b><p>Cleveland is getting ready for the Republican National Convention next week, and a chance to showcase some big changes in the city. That …

How to Build a Brighter Home

Our round-up of the latest smart home innovations includes a facial recognition security system and a light bulb with 16 million color options<p>Style …

Why Houston Can Lead Urban Change in the Sun Belt

William Fulton is the head of Kinder Institute, a Houston “think and do” tank focused on urban issues, as well as the author of several books on …

Smart cities in Europe: the future of the built environment

Today Osborne Clarke released its fourth research report on smart cities, written in collaboration with VB Research.<p>How can the built environment …

Seeking walkable urbanism Cleveland finds form based code to its liking

City leaders announced plans to update Cleveland’s zoning to a form-based system at a presentation held at Cleveland State University Levin College …

Gehl — Making Cities for People

1<p>— May 7, 2018<p>Gehl is searching for a talented and experienced Masterplanner/Architect for our Copenhagen office. The interested ...<p>1<p>Deutsches …

Smart Cities

All Aboard! The Future of Railroads, Subways, and Smart Cities

Download this article in .PDF format<br>This file type includes high resolution graphics and schematics when applicable.<p>Smart cities are an inevitable …

The Future of Cities: Green Building to Driverless Cars

What will the cities of the future look like? How could they be affected by driverless cars, changing work habits, green building and the environment? The Experts touched on these and other subjects in recent blog posts, some of which are featured below.<p>The Experts is made up of a panel of …

Green Buildings

The State of Smart Homes

The promise was big, the hype was bigger, but the reality, well, let’s just say, not exactly earth-shattering.Several years after the concept of the …

The Black Urbanist

<b>Hello, I’m Kristen Jeffers.</b><p><b>I write about place.</b><p>I love great places.<p><b>I am Black.</b><p><b>I am Urban.</b><p><b>I am an Urbanist.</b><p>My (late) dad was a key influence in me …

Cleveland Rising?

“In Northeast Ohio, nothing is given. Everything is earned. You work for what you have.” So wrote LeBron James in a <i>Sports Illustrated</i> homecoming …

So What Exactly Is The Benefit Of Urban Agriculture?

Urban farms and gardens are popping up in cities all over the country, often touted as the key to a sustainable lifestyle, as creating healthy …

Urban Dystopia: 11 Short Sci-Fi Films Set in Future Cities

[ By SA Rogers in Drawing & Digital. ]The science fiction of the past thirty years has evolved beyond the midcentury’s optimistic space-age visions …

What Latin America Will Look Like In 2020

Leaders from some of the Most Innovative Companies in Latin America offer their predictions on what the future of the region holds.<p>We asked the world’s Most Innovative Companies in Latin America to map out how business will change there in the next five years.<p>Here’s what they had to say.<p>Tech Will …

Towards an suburban renaissance: an agenda for our city suburbs - Smith Institute

It is 17 years since the Urban Task Force led by Lord Rogers reported its findings in Towards an Urban Renaissance. The highly influential report set …

Tom Hooper On How He Made His Dream of Les Misérables Come to Life

The director talks about translating a sacred stage experience to the screen and the key decision that made his Les Mis (and his actors) really sing.<p>Tom Hooper was an accomplished British film and television director back in 2010, and although largely unknown to the moviegoing masses, he was just …

Urban Future: The Revolt Against Central Planning

By Roger Weber<p>In Milton Keynes, perhaps the most radical of Britain’s post-Second World War “New Towns,” the battle over Brexit and the culture war …

Take a behind-the-scenes look at $400 million Crocker Park expansion (photos)

WESTLAKE, Ohio -- "Classy." "Off the hook." "A development like no other in the world."<p>That's how developer Bob Stark describes the $400 million …

Connecting future cities: how can devolved regions use the power of technology?

<b>Connecting future cities: how can devolved regions use the power of technology?</b>When the Cities and Local Government Devolution Act was given royal …

Brainstorming Is Dumb

Studies show it produces fewer good ideas than when people think on their own. Thankfully, there’s a better way to work in groups.<p>If you work in an office, your boss has probably forced you into a brainstorming session or two (or 12). Brainstorming, after all, is supposedly a killer way to come up …

Using Design Thinking to Embed Learning in Our Jobs

Since we now expect learning to be as simple and compelling as watching YouTube, hundreds of video-based content providers and MOOCs offer free bite-sized content for us to consume on our phones while sitting in the coffee shop or standing in the subway. But corporate learning management systems …