Urban Airports in Buenos Aires: Are They Too Far? Too Close?
by Luis Hernando Lozano-Paredes
Like many global cities, Buenos Aires has more than one airport serving the transportation needs of its citizens. But the main international airport Ezeiza, located almost forty miles from the city center, lacks many of ...
Lessons of Observation: What William H. Whyte Would Say
by Amanda Bosse
We’ve all seen empty public spaces before. So what makes some urban spaces fail while others succeed? William H. Whyte, author of The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces (1980), conducted pioneering studies on human beha...
Phoenix Metro Area Plans for Transit Oriented Developments
by James Gardner
Phoenix, Arizona has been making changes from its suburban, single story, sprawling past. The inception of Phoenix’s , light-rail system, METRO, has acted as a catalyst for the proliferation of transit oriented develo...
Innovation In Revitalization: The Lincoln, Nebraska Haymarket Development Project
by Lisa Gran
Downtown Lincoln, Nebraska has always been the economic and social center of the city; the Haymarket area being the heart of this downtown area. While parts of the Haymarket remain popular hot spots for restaurants, farm...
From Preservation to Pioneering: The Transformation of The Historical Center of Cuenca, Ecuador
by Steven Petsinis
In a period of rapid urbanization, many cities are faced with the challenge of reconciling seemingly contradictory objectives. One of the most pressing of these challenges is the imperative to conserve valued and signifi...
Naval Air Station Barbers Point: How Did it Become a Ghost Town?
by Sunny Menozzi
In 1993, the Base Realignment and Closure Commission (BRAC) announced the closure of Naval Air Station Barbers Point, located on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. Formally closed in 1999, Barbers Point became the Kalaeloa...
Free Internet Directory Listings for Engineers and Engineering Firms
by Renée Elaine Sazci
When a potential client is searching for an engineer or engineering firm, they may find themselves sitting in front of the computer and Googling (Google.com) the following terms: "find a structural engineer," "architectu...
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