Results 27 - 39 of 50 for urban agriculture design

Farewell to The Grid from Tara Whelan in Switzerland, San Francisco & Cambodia

by Tara Whelan

After a year as an architectural blogger with The Grid, I have learned many things about my urban environment, writing, architecture and myself that I never would have otherwise. The past year has been quite explorat... Read article

Cooperative Construction & Living for Deep Rural Village in Tremargat, France

by Bora Mici

What is left for small, hyper-local communes, when a day after retirement, the last doctor leaves behind an office that will not be reopened? What remains, when one evening, they announce that tomorrow will be the la... Read article

Book Review of “Reclaiming Our Food” by Tanya Denckla Cobb

by Sarah Thomas

Tanya Denckla Cobb’s latest book, "Reclaiming Our Food: How the Grassroots Food Movement Is Changing the Way We Eat," provides a practical guide for anyone looking to get involved in the local foods movement. Cobb uses h... Read article

Architecture of Corruption in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

by Tara Whelan

How does corruption affect architecture? Considering how corrupt Cambodia is (ranks 160 of 177 countries in the world) and that Phnom Penh does not have an implemented zoning or investment plan for future urban developme... Read article

The Food Deserts of Des Moines, Iowa: Limited Access in the Breadbasket of America

by Molly Carpenter

In a state often referred to as "America’s Breadbasket," it seems counterintuitive to think that food security would pose much of a problem. But in Des Moines, Iowa, however, it does. The city’s low population density an... Read article

The Grid’s Top 20 Websites for Engineers of 2014 – Highlighting the Top 10

by Rob Poole

Last year, for the first time, The Grid introduced the Top 20 Websites for Engineers of 2013. We’ve now returned with an updated list, including different rankings and two new names, The South African Institution of Civi... Read article

A Farewell to The Grid, from Gina Kiani of the East Bay, California

by Gina Kiani

It’s hard to believe that my internship with Global Site Plans (GSP) has come to an end. Being a contributor to The Grid has helped me hone my skills as a writer; to more effectively convey and articulate my topics of in... Read article

Farewell to The Grid, from Meg Mulhall

by Meg Mulhall

My first post for Global Site Plans was published in January. I was eager to write for The Grid, and treated it as an opportunity to explore the urban planning issues and interface with those involved in Ann Arbor and ... Read article

Development at University Village at UC Berkeley: Should it Continue to be Stalled?

by Gina Kiani

In development since 2007, the UC Village project is still tackling hurdles before the Albany Planning Commission. The mixed-use development on 6.3 acres of land, owned by the University of California Berkeley, is propos... Read article

Is Parco Sud a Park or Agricultural Land?: A Southern Milan Debate

by Alexandra Serbana

Parks have always been considered as green spaces for recreational use. Lately, urban planning policies have been expanding their definition by providing significant attention to different types of green spaces across th... Read article

The Living Building Challenge for Sustainability in the Built Environment

by Gina Kiani

The open Sustainability Colloquium at the University of California, Berkeley is a presentation series featuring sustainability topics from leading practitioners of urban planning, architecture, landscape design, engineer... Read article

Where Engineers Go: The Top 10 Engineering Websites for 2013 – And Coverage of the Top 20

by Rob Poole

This past month, The Grid has brought you lists for the top 20 urban planning, architecture and landscape architecture websites for 2013. In these lists we compared our rankings to those from 2012. But this year we have ... Read article

Book Review of “Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford’s Forgotten Jungle City” by Greg Grandin

by Jessica Yoon

In his book "Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford's Forgotten Jungle City," author Greg Grandin chronicles Henry Ford’s great attempt to create a vast rubber plantation and idyllic company town in the complex ecos... Read article