The national prize, which recognizes urban-focused designs and initiatives, has tapped a range of projects this year, from a DIY skate park in New Orleans to a public lighting initiative in Lynn, Massachusetts.
The head of Perkins+Will’s cultural practice in North Carolina, Howard is bringing change to historically African-American neighborhoods from Miami to Vancouver and Los Angeles.
The book, released in November, advocates for porous forms that tackle the stifling effects of urban density, offering social, environmental, and economic value.
OPINION: By Simply Repairing Infrastructure, We're Missing Huge Opportunities to Make Cities More Resilient and Responsive to Citizens' Needs
Scott Burnham, author of Reprogramming the City, writes that in our era of limited budgets and resources, increasing the functionality of existing infrastructure is a necessary path forward.