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The Celebration Controversies
The Celebration Controversies

Celebration is perhaps the most prominent and certainly the most controversial of the second-generation New Urbanist communities. Along with Harbor Town, Kentlands, Haile Plantation, Southern Village, Newpoint and Laguna West, Celebration followed Seaside by approximately eight years.They collectively offer corrections to the problems and deficiencies of Seaside and a furtherance of its promise.

Sustainability / Trans-disciplinarity: A concern for people and environments between confusing termi
Sustainability / Trans-disciplinarity: A concern for people and environments between confusing termi

There is a great deal of discussion in design, architecture, and construction circles on creating sustainable environments, and there are also widely varying opinions as to exactly how sustainability can be introduced and approached.

Traditional Building Forms & Techniques, Ijebu-Ode, Nigeria
Traditional Building Forms & Techniques, Ijebu-Ode, Nigeria

With particular reference to Iwesi, a village on the outskirts of the town Cordelia O. Osasona

Reading the current city to design the future one – urban sequences of Rome
Reading the current city to design the future one – urban sequences of Rome

The dysfunction of our cities is the consequence of the ideological mistakes following the Nineteen’s century urbanism and, (later), of the obsession with modernity, seen as something independent from the past.

Generative Processes Corrigendum
Generative Processes Corrigendum

Essentially this article advocates the adoption and use of dynamic generative processes for town and neighborhood development vs the use of static blueprints of ‘master plans’ that produce fabricated built environments.

Of Streets and Squares
Of Streets and Squares

This foldout guide is a summary of the recent publication 'Of Streets and Squares'. The 8 step guide shows you how to apply these research to create public spaces that are popular and successful.

The Architecture of Place
The Architecture of Place

The ICAA, INTBAU, and the Prince’s Foundation are pleased to announce a collaborative series of high-level online talks on ‘The Architecture of Place’.

Pastoral village
Pastoral village

In the latest issue of the RIBA Journal, Hugh Pearman talks about the extension to the village of Norton St Philip in Somerset, designed by Robert Adam with Lochailort Investments and Bloor Homes.

Capability Brown and the Corsham Eye Catcher
Capability Brown and the Corsham Eye Catcher

Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown was not known for his architecture but his landscapes changed the face of eighteenth century England to a world of serpentine lakes, moving hills, perfect ‘rides’ and eye catchers.