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Urban and Civic Articles

10 Projects that Build Connection in Communities
10 Projects that Build Connection in Communities

Read Time: 3 minutes
We’re all a part of communities—large, small, near, far and differently-abled—that intersect and interact in various ways. In pursuit of a more harmonious society, it seems imperative to encourage empathy, connection, and understanding, so we examine 10 projects that build connections of all kinds: between individuals one-on-one, close to home and across the world; both in the abstract and tangibly.

Take a Look at the Bright Side—15 Vibrant Projects
Take a Look at the Bright Side—15 Vibrant Projects
2019 SEGD Fellow Paula Scher—Exactly as Rendered
2019 SEGD Fellow Paula Scher—Exactly as Rendered

Thoughts and Opinions

Wayne Hunt's "Waynefinding"
Mormon Wayfinding

Read Time: 4 minutes
It's hard to get lost in Utah towns and cities. That is, after you learn the somewhat unusual system of street names and numbers.

Who will own the smart city?
Who Will Own the Smart City?
Clearview on U.S. highway signs
States, Highway Officials Push Back on Clearview Turnaround

Explore SEGD Award Winners

Shanghai Playscape
Shanghai Playscape
Buoyant
Buoyant
Spring Garden Connector
Spring Garden Connector
U.S. Embassy in London, Poetry of Place
U.S. Embassy in London—Poetry of Place

SEGD Talks - Urban and Civic videos

Isabel Castilla + Hamish Smyth - Miami Underline: Creating a New Urban Landscape
Isabel Castilla + Hamish Smyth - Miami Underline: Creating a New Urban Landscape
Darren David - Thinking Beyond

Urban and Civic Academic Research

Urban and Civic EGD Firms

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Urban and Civic News

A Punctuated Experience for Alexander Isley, Inc.
A Punctuated Experience for Alexander Isley, Inc.

Read Time: 1.5 minutes
Last year, Alexander Isley Inc. Designers (Redding, Conn.) started work with HMA2 Architects on the development of an environmental design program for The Westport Library (Westport, Conn.). After many months of transforming the space, the new library is open and up and running.

SMART Makes Big Digital Investment
SMART Makes Big Digital Investment

Read Time: 1 minute