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How might architects go about getting more involved with their projects at the developer level? What are the keys to a good development team? What factors lead to successful projects in the present economy?
In the New Urban Architect Podcast episode #11, architect and developer Joseph Barnes discusses these questions and more.
Joe is the Director of [...]
What is the key to Seaside’s incredible success? How has it evolved over time, and how might it continue to evolve in the future? Some hold that the town should be designated for preservation–how should we respond to this suggestion?
In the New Urban Architect Podcast episode #10, architect Leo Casas discusses a variety [...]
How do we design and build places that are as livable as European cities and as dynamic as Asian cities? Is it fair to judge more recent development by the standard set by older development? Does the architecture profession as a whole adequately consider the needs and desires of the people who will be living [...]
What’s the big deal about community, anyway? How can it best be facilitated through design? Which design tools work best?
Architect Mike Watkins specializes in the design and implementation of great places that foster community, and his work can be found both domestically and around the world.
In the New Urban Architect podcast #8, Mike discusses these [...]
In a recent Architect Magazine article, urban designer Jeff Speck prompted plenty of discussion when he offered a lighthearted synopsis of New Urbanism’s most vocal critics. ‘Libs, Mods, & Saints’, he calls them.
In the New Urban Architect Podcast episode #7, Speck expands on the ideas covered in the article and more.
Speck is best known for [...]
What makes a good building? Are design codes repressive, or do they facilitate better focus on detail during the design process? When is modernism a drag, and can it ever be made to integrate well into TND contexts?
In the New Urban Architect Podcast episode #5, architect Gary Justiss shares his ideas on these subjects and [...]
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