Livable Cities

Joan Clos: The Problem Isn’t Architecture, It’s Urban Design

Metropolis’s Avinash Rajagopal asks Dr. Joan Clos, executive director of UN-Habitat, for his insight into successful affordable housing policy and the "New Urban Agenda," a blueprint for urbanization in the 21st century.

Metropolis’s Avinash Rajagopal asks Dr. Joan Clos, executive director of UN-Habitat, for his insight into successful affordable housing policy and the “New Urban Agenda,” a blueprint for urbanization in the 21st century.

Moshe Safdie Tells the Tale of Habitat 67—And Predicts Housing’s Future

On the occasion of Habitat 67’s 50th anniversary, Moshe Safdie addressed a crowd at the Centre de design de l'UQAM and reflected on how we must radically change our thinking if we are to build the dense, liveable cities of our future.

On the occasion of Habitat 67’s 50th anniversary, Moshe Safdie addressed a crowd at the Centre de design de l’UQAM and reflected on how we must radically change our thinking if we are to build the dense, liveable cities of our future.

La Kretz Innovation Campus Showcases LA’s Leadership in Green

The campus, a finalist for the Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence, is one of several major public investments redefining the identity of Los Angeles as a clean tech leader and sustainable urban center.

The campus, a finalist for the Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence, is one of several major public investments redefining the identity of Los Angeles as a clean tech leader and sustainable urban center.

Five Urban Projects Transforming America: The Rudy Bruner Award Finalists Announced

The finalists for the Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence include an urban infill project for homeless women and children, a steel plant-turned-cultural center, and Chicago's much-lauded Riverwalk park.

The finalists for the Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence include an urban infill project for homeless women and children, a steel plant-turned-cultural center, and Chicago’s much-lauded Riverwalk park.