United States

Reconnecting the subway with the sky

In the early years of the New York City subway system, natural light played a dominant role in the illumination of subterranean spaces. The architecture emphasized a connection to the…

Next-generation wood

As the building industry has grown more knowledgeable about sustainability in the past two decades, it has become highly evident that choices about materials can have profound environmental consequences. Increased…

Rethinking the strip mall

When asked what my job as an urban planner involves, I often find myself saying the same thing: I visit aging strip malls to see if they can be made…