Miscellaneous | Interesting Links!

Why Old-Growth Forests Matter to Cities

In cities around the U.S., old-growth forests bring unique ecological benefits and let us experience ancient landscapes.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

As World Crowds In, Cities Become Digital Laboratories - WSJ

The world’s cities are growing at a staggering pace, with as many as seven out of 10 people expected to live in an urban area by 2050. Places like New York City are at the forefront of efforts to use data to manage the buildup.

Miscellaneous | Other Interesting Stories

What Recent Stories About the Suburbs Dying Got Wrong

The end of this week saw a mini-flurry of weirdly misleading news about where Americans are living now and where they say they want to be living in the future. "Generation Y Prefers Suburban Home Over City Condo" was the Wall Street Journal's take on some interesting but nevertheless flawed new survey results...

Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

Inside NYC's $20 Billion Quest To Build A Neighborhood From Scratch | Co.Design

Can you create that buzzy neighborhood feel in 17.4 million square feet and 28 acres? Manhattan is about to find out.

Miscellaneous | Main Street U.S.A.

Did Disneyland's Main Street, USA, Inspire Better Urban Design?

Walt Disney didn't set out to revolutionize urban design when he created Disneyland—that's what his Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow, or EPCOT, was for. But whereas EPCOT never became anything more than a sort of permanent world'