How urban design is making our cities more verdant, walkable, and sociable.

How urban design is making our cities more verdant, walkable, and sociable.

How urban design is making our cities more verdant, walkable, and sociable.

What we build.
Nov. 4 2010 10:05 AM

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.

Slide Show: The Cities We Want. Click image to launch.

Click here to read a slide-show essay on the cities we want.

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