Tag Archives: urban design

Ten principles for building resilient regions

The Urban Land Institute’s (ULI’s) Center for Sustainability and Economic Performance has released a report outlining ten fundamental principles for building resilient regions that successfully anticipate, respond to, and recover from both extreme weather events and long-term stresses/concerns.

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Seattle unveils innovative urban greenhouses

Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer, has opened its much-anticipated Spheres at the company headquarters in Seattle, Washington. Located in the city’s Denny Regrade neighborhood, the unique structures were designed by architectural firm NBBJ as a ‘botanical immersion’ with the purpose of improving employee productivity and collaboration through development of a more natural and biodiverse workplace.

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