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Future Forward: Keep an Open Mind When Searching for Critical Infrastructure Solutions

October 18, 2016 - in Profile

Bry Sarté currently serves on the faculty of Columbia University’s Architecture and Urban Design Program, where he lectures on infrastructure, resiliency and public space. He has served as an engineer for planning projects with the world’s top architects…

Future Forward Interview: Keep an Open Mind when Searching for Critical Infrastructure Solutions

October 7, 2016 - in Interview

Bry Sarté currently serves on the faculty of Columbia University’s Architecture and Urban Design Program, where he lectures on infrastructure, resiliency…

Copenhagen Embarks on Climate Adaptation Project

June 16, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, Projects, Water

The municipality of Copenhagen together with Nordic Innovation, an organisation under Nordic Council of Ministers, is launching an extensive climate adaptation…

ULI and the National League of Cities Form Partnership to Jointly Guide the Rose Center for Public Leadership

November 19, 2014 - in Corporate, Land Development, Planning

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2014—The Urban Land Institute (ULI) and the National League of Cities (NLC), which collectively represent the world’s foremost real estate professionals and the nation’s most distinguished municipal leaders, have signed a partnership…

Michael Baker International Expands West Region Planning Practice with Strategic Senior Level Hires

October 1, 2014 - in Corporate, People, Planning

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014—Michael Baker International announces the addition of three strategic senior-level hires to support the company’s initiatives to boost its West Region Planning Practice. Howard Blackson, CNU-A, Senior Urban Designer/Community…

Esri CityEngine Increases the Power of Virtual Design

June 5, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling, Products

Esri has released CityEngine 2014, the latest version of its advanced 3D GIS urban design software. Architects, planners, and urban designers can make better decisions by using CityEngine to create more realistic city models and share them on the web with…

CyberCity 3D Signs with Bluesky for 3D Smart Building Production

May 28, 2014 - in Corporate, Modeling

CyberCity 3D, Inc., a leading provider of advanced geospatial smart building data, has teamed with Bluesky International Ltd, a UK-based aerial mapping company, to create cutting-edge, 3D city models. This collaboration will bring unparalleled 3D models to…

Singapore Partners with Esri to bring Urban Planning to “New Heights”

November 16, 2013 - in Corporate, Planning, Smart Cities

The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) said it is collaborating with 3D mapping technology giant Esri to bring Singapore's urban planning and design to "new heights". On Thursday, URA signed a two-year memorandum of understanding with Esri, which will see…

Google Earth and Street View Provide Insights for Urban Designers

November 11, 2013 - in Planning

For years, Pittsburgh Mayor-elect Bill Peduto has been advocating development that builds on the city's human scale, proximity of buildings and historic architecture. He envisions a city that engages its citizens to promote streets for walking and bicycling…

A More Walkable Atlanta Equals a Healthier and More Prosperous City

April 1, 2013 - in Smart Cities

The most walkable cities are the healthiest cities — economically, environmentally and emotionally. Designing our streets, sidewalks, public spaces and buildings for pedestrians could be the soundest infrastructure investments we could make — on multiple…