Placemaking and Identity Links

Some 25,000 resin cubes make up a gorgeously analog sign system at the National Library of Luxembourg.

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is accepting applications for grants of up to $250,000.

The 2020 publication, Municipal Smart City Street Light Conversion & Evolving Technology Guidebook was commissioned by New York State’s Metropolitan Planning Organization (Capital District Tran

Being confined to our homes during the lockdown has heightened our awareness of space and place. 

The project is not merely about designing an optical store, it is to create an ambiance in which public space and private space are deconstructed and placed in the same field to maintain a strong v

A road diet reallocates a street’s space to better serve the community around it and its full range of users.

The 3rd International Placemaking Week, presented by Project for Public Spaces (PPS) took place on October 1-4, 2019 in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

The Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit is taking place next weekend at the Renaissance Cincinnati Hotel downtown.

Developers utilize placemaking to drive up traffic, buzz, and ultimately revenue at their respective projects.

Last month, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) used a Detroit wall as a platform to highlight how discriminatory housing policies have divided our communities.

The Seoul Metropolitan Government has won several awards for its public art projects and its crime prevention designs.

The new store replaces the original restaurant that opened in 1984, located on the corner of 45th and Broadway.

A new study published in the journal Social Science Research finds that Americans report greater levels of happiness in states that spend more money on public goods such as parks, libraries, infras

When a city’s character honors and reflects the local culture, everyone benefits.

Late last month, The Guardian published a piece with the somewhat incendiary title “How placemaking is tearing apart social housing communities.”

A holographic pyramid by SYNDICATE Architects has been selected as the winner of the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art's Summer Cinema Pavilion competition.

Design group helps set the stage for professional confidence and manufacturing success.

A seminal current architectural project with an overall budget of over $1 billion, the building in Nine Elms on London's South Bank opened earlier this year with finishing touches more recently com

The star of the new Netflix Hollywood building is its lobby, where a 1.9-millimeter, 13K, 80-foot by 12-foot LED display spanning two walls transports visitors onto the sets of programs such as Str

Often placemakers and developers talk past one another.

Supergraphics are an exciting way to express the overall aesthetic of a project and create an engaging environment.

Hostile designs can look innocuous, like “armrest” bars dividing up a public bench to prevent rough sleeping.

On December 1st 2017, reSITE invited a handful of intellectuals to Berlin for the My City / Your City salon held in partnership with Airbnb, spending a day and night with them brainstorming about p

While the basic principles that placemaking espouses are often hard to question, this manifesto in particular begs one question: Is placemaking understood and defined clearly enough for it to

Miami's Institute of Contemporary Art has opened its dedicated building in the city's Design District, featuring a metallic facade designed by Spanish firm Aranguren + Gallegos Arquitectos to

The city of New York is connecting all 32-miles of coastline with public amenities, piece by piece. 

According to designers from Brand Union, Local Projects, and more.

Clients invest more, and competition increases among creative shops.

For the new DAZZLE Project Nik Hafermaas and E-Ink developed a completely new module that can be used in any project. There were a number of real breakthroughs achieved.

Several high-profile, billionaire-backed public spaces are on the outs.

Has a building, place or a public place made you feel excited, interested, melancholic or stressed? Do some people find a location stimulating, while others find it boring or even alarming?

“This place is really Instagrammable, you’ll see what I mean.”

Developed in Germany, the CityTree is a mobile structure that incorporates mosses and urban furniture to create a possible solution to the polluted air of urban centers.

The High Line Network, a new forum for cities around the world, isn’t about cloning the park.

Shadows are dynamic, changing throughout the day. This study of the shadows cast by buildings in New York provides great insight into the role they play in placemaking through out the year.

During the 2016 International Festival of Landscape Architecture, Street Furniture Australia launched a pop-up park in the underused urban space of Garema Place. 

All We Are Doing is Designing Interfaces Between People and the Environment

There are many hidden benefits to walkable cities. It is time to design daily activities back into our lives.

15 artists collaborate to make the London Royal Children's Hospital a little more inviting for kids.

DIY signs get public testing and acceptance as officials see the benefit of the communities involvement and the idea picks up $182,000 in funding.

An obvious solution perhaps, but it looks fun to use.

Sir Norman Foster talks about creating a sense of place in a building for 20,000 people and compares it to his other large-scale places such as the Beijing and Hong Kong airports.

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