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Rockefeller Foundation Awards $42 Million for New Climate Efforts | News | PND

Source: Rockefeller Foundation Awards $42 Million for New Climate Efforts | News | PND The Rockefeller Foundation has announced grants totaling $42 million to the Adrienne Arsht Center...

Artificial archipelago: Copenhagen plans floating Silicon Valley

Cities Artificial archipelago: Copenhagen plans floating Silicon Valley Denmark’s...

Decolonial planning in North America

An intersection in Kenora, Ontario Canada. From the documentary Colonization Road directed by Michelle ...

Why history matters in equitable development planning

The researchers could have led with the numbers — homes purchased, local small businesses assisted, construction worker trainees placed, pounds of fruit and...

New York City comptroller proposes turning the BQE into a truck-only roadway with a park on top

Via Wikimedia Adding another perspective to the many voices who are seeking a solution to the “most challenging project not only in New York...

As Museums Fall in Love With ‘Experiences,’ Their Core Missions Face Redefinition

Remember around 10 years ago, when “curate” became the mot du jour, descending from the ivory tower of museums and white-cube galleries to describe...

The Secret Ingredient of Resilient Cities: Culture

An oft-told urban success story is that of Medellín, Colombia. Under Pablo Escobar, the notorious drug lord that inspired the Netflix show Narcos, the...

What Will the Art Gallery of the Future Do? Pace’s Marc Glimcher on the Coming Disruption and Why the ‘Art World Is Not Fair’

Last month, I had the opportunity to talk to Pace Gallery president and CEO Marc Glimcher about where the art industry is headed and...

A Modernist Gas Station With a New Purpose

Most gas stations are architecturally forgettable, but not this one. A squat, unusually minimalist service station on Nuns’ Island—a sector of Montreal that was exclusively...

To Build a Better Bus Lane, Just Paint It

“Red carpet” bus lanes can be a cheap, fast, and effective way to smooth commutes for public transit users and drivers alike.

Spending just 20 minutes in a park makes you happier

Spending time outdoors, especially in green spaces, is one of the fastest ways to improve your health and happiness. It’s been shown to lower stress, blood...

Why Hong Kong is claiming gold greens for new housing

In a controversial decision, the government has announced it will take part of a golf club and redevelop it as housing, much of it...