Category: Urban Design

Urban Jungle

Gary Hustwit, director of Helvetica (2007) and Objectified (2009), returns with the final documentary in his design film trilogy. Urbanized focuses on the design of cities, and features some of the world’s foremost architects, planners, policymakers, and thinkers, including Sir Norman Foster, Rem Koolhaas, Jan Gehl, Oscar Niemeyer, Amanda Burden, Enrique Peñalosa, Yung Ho Chang, Alejandro Aravena, Eduardo Paes, Rahul… Read more →

Planning for Places: Delivering Good Design with Core Strategies

This report explains why spatial planning helps deliver design quality through an efficient planning system and why a good spatial plan is essential to achieving high-quality places and good design. ‘In the built environment, design is the key decision-making process. At the strategic level, it creates the vision for places. At a more detailed level, it describes how we want them to work,… Read more →