urban planning

Brand Activation & Immersion IKEA And Tom Dixon Encourage Urbanites To Grow Their Own Food

The partnership will debut design ideas and products at London's Chelsea Flower Show to encourage urbanites to implement home-agriculture practices for a sustainable global future

Retail Apple's Milan Flagship Mixes Retail With Community Space

The site-specific location weaves itself into the city's architectural and cultural traditions while also providing events and in-store experiences to elevate the retail space

Food & Beverage Pioneer Of Humanability: Joy Youwakim

In an interview with PSFK in collaboration with Verizon, Joy Youwakim discusses how she is using technology for good in her work with growing produce on top of landfills, putting waste to use and offering communities locally-grown food as well as helping to alleviate hunger

Shopper Marketing & Promotion REI's Rewilding Project Helps Improve The Wilderness Areas Of Five Cities

In partnership with local nonprofit organizations, the retailer is developing trails, increasing accessibility and encouraging more sustainable park management, measures that increase its brand value to customers while also serving environmental causes

Design Small-Scale Affordable Homes Respond To Communal Living Trends

This creative take on affordable housing combines a practical cinder-block construction with communal areas

Design Trendy Retail Center Takes Over A Defunct Old Parking Garage

The developers of Peckham Levels turned an empty parking garage into a multi-level retail and community space

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel A Former Navy Airfield Near Boston Will Be Turned Into A Smart City

The planned development will be home to self-driving cars and shuttles as well as green space and units for offices and residents

Advertising Online Marketplace Improves City Infrastructure Through Art Projects

Cities are looking to engage the public without going through the traditional town meetings

Automotive BMW Proposes An Elevated E-Bike Roadway For City Traffic Relief

The modular roadway takes advantage of unused space to increase sustainable mobility options

Home IKEA Is Researching The Future Of Communal Living

SPACE10 is planning shared living concepts for the year 2030

Technology How An App For Athletes Is Helping With City Planning

Strava has updated its heatmap, which gathers data on city cyclist and pedestrian behaviors

Technology Alphabet Inc. Is Building A City Out Of Data

Sidewalk Toronto will be the first real-world attempt by Google's parent company to optimize city life

Cafe & Restaurant Old Prison Complex To Be Transformed Into A Buzzing Eco-Forward Neighborhood

OMA is in the business of turning trash into treasure by redeveloping an old prison complex and turning it into an eco-city neighborhood

Syndicated How The 1970s Could Vanish From Vancouver

The Empire Landmark Hotel is the latest brutalist icon set to be demolished in a frenzy of property speculation

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