Posts Tagged ‘urban design’

At Pier 68, New Ways To Connect To The

At Pier 68, New Ways To Connect To The “Working” River

August 22, 2014  |  Art & Design

With construction on the South Philadelphia pier park set to start this fall, Nathaniel Popkin talks to landscape architect Bryan Hanes and his design team about their inspiration > more

With Pop-Up Beer Gardens Under Threat, Here's Why They Matter

With Pop-Up Beer Gardens Under Threat, Here’s Why They Matter

July 22, 2014  |  Urbanism

With pop-up beer gardens seemingly everywhere (and now under threat), Nathaniel Popkin talks with the designer of most of them, David Fierabend of Groundswell Design Group, about the ideas behind the installations > more

How Spruce Street Harbor Park Succeeds

How Spruce Street Harbor Park Succeeds

June 26, 2014  |  Art & Design

In a city of squandered opportunities, here's an intervention that transforms the way we interact with space--and the city. Nathaniel Popkin reviews the new Spruce Street Harbor Park, opening tomorrow > more

Future Of American Street Hinges On Soko Lofts Parcel, Now For Sale

Future Of American Street Hinges On Soko Lofts Parcel, Now For Sale

February 27, 2014  |  Development

How did Soko Lofts grow from 160 units to 320 to possibly 600? And what will happen to the parcel now that the developer has put it for sale? Aaron Kase looks for answers to these questions in this second part of our series on the future of South Kensington > more

Borders And Boundaries, Invisible To Most

Borders And Boundaries, Invisible To Most

October 23, 2013  |  Urbanism

In network of eruvs, Jews delineate Sabbath borders and meditate on place and community. Joseph G. Brin uncovers what's hidden to most of us > more