“Moving to the city,” “live-work-play,” and “sharing economy” – these are some of the soundbites of the new generation. As some metro areas compete to recruit and capitalize on the next workforce, are they overlooking or even sacrificing sound planning principals that focus on the long term retention of the next wave? [Read more…] about Should we plan for families in the ‘new’ city?
New York City
Click on the link below for an interesting article by Marco R. della Cava for Ambassador Magazine (National Italian American Foundation) about the evolution and current relevance of urban “Little Italy” neighborhoods in the U.S. The article prominently features UrbDeZine panelist Marco Li Mandri due to his [Read more…] about Are Little Italys Making a Comeback? by Marco R. della Cava, Ambassador Magazine (NIAF)
Great appreciation for the approach/ design concept and it’s use of the environment that it sits in. Plus very practical in the sense of NYC being hot in the Summer, creating relief for dwellers to take a dip and cool off. The video is self explanatory. While I don’t believe it will happen or ever be created, I like the idea and the dialog it can create to “think outside the box” with concepts and ideas. (Click on image for video and more details on www.Kickstarter.com) [Read more…] about Swimming Pool in NYC River? Forward thinking idea!!!!!