More stories about Mixed-Use Development

  • safe and sound

    During the last 50 years, the development of crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED) in the United States has had international significance. It began with Jane Jacobs and Oscar Newman laying down the principles of defensible space, which have since been universally accepted, and...

  • the high life

    For more than four decades, Bertrand Goldberg's Marina City has reigned as one of '' Chicago's signature landmarks. Famously dubbed the “corncob towers,” the 60-story mixed-use complex houses 900 apartments, located above the buildings' 20th levels for prime city and lake views.

  • top firm: koning eizenberg architecture

    Hank Koning and Julie Eizenberg emphasize affordability and livability in every project they design.

  • rising star: jonathan segal, faia

    An enterprising San Diegan wants urban housing done right -- so he does it himself.

  • change of heart

    As a young architect a few years out of Notre Dame in the late 1960s, John Torti, FAIA, had an awakening. "I was working at a boutique firm in the Midwest, idealistic and starving, and realized you couldn't make money doing the kind of architecture you dream about in school," he says. "I bundled up...

  • Urban Legends

    Pappageorge/Haymes has earned a national reputation for contextual, site-appropriate architecture, and for its ability to design in a wide variety of styles.

  • swan's marketplace, oakland, calif.

    A casual observer might think the program for Swan's Marketplace overly ambitious.

  • Cutting-Edge Communities

    Architects in Atlanta; Tucson, Ariz.; Chicago; and Bellevue, Wash., take community design and planning in innovative directions.

  • Full Circle

    Architect Barry Berkus once helmed the largest production housing firm in the country, but now he's turing back to his first love: design.

  • going global

    Doing architecture abroad raises many issues, though, only one of which is the spoken language. Will the architectural terms translate? How about the building technology? Local builders often use a completely different set of materials and construction techniques, and you don't want them learning...