The Cities We Want
Part II: How urban design is making our cities more verdant, walkable, and sociable.
Part I of this essay asked what kinds of cities Americans want to live in. Part II investigates how urban design is making these cities not only denser and more vibrant, but also more verdant, walkable, and sociable. Botharticles are adapted from Witold Rybczynski's new book Makeshift Metropolis: Ideas About Cities.
Click here to read a slide-show essay on the cities we want.
Witold Rybczynski is Slate's architecture critic His latest book is The Biography of a Building: How Robert Sainsbury and Norman Foster Built a Great Museum. Visit his Web site. Follow him on Twitter.