This is an excerpt from Otium Issue 01. To read the full issue, click here. This lecture is also available in video form here.
A note f..
This is an excerpt from Otium Issue 02. To read the full issue, click here.
A Note from the Editor:
In Lecture 01, Doug divides ..
Presented by Paul Knight, DCAI President, at the Atlanta City Studio on November 1, 2016, to a packed room full of urbanists. Covers stree..
In less than the lifespan of one of Chicago’s earliest residents, Emily Beaubien Le Beau (1825–1919), Chicago grew from fewer than 100 people into being the fourth-largest city in the world.Encyclopedia of Chicago
The grid has been used continuously throughout the world as a development pattern since Hippodamus first used it in Piraeus, Greece, in th..
There is no great city in the world that isn’t made up of a highly connected network of streets. In fact this is the first thing that all ..
This presentation was delivered at the 2016 National Planning Conference in Phoenix, AZ, by Paul Knight and David Green on April 4.
Exploring the dimensional DNA of the ordinance that subdivided two-thirds of the United States.
For 2500 years, at least, we have been planning cities that are incredibly sustainable. Since the very first cities were planned (up unti..
A short three-minute video that introduces our institute and includes a short clip of Doug’s legendary course History of Urban Form.
The street plan has always been regarded as the foundation of all city planning.F.L. Olmsted
The Greatest Grid: The Master Plan of Manhattan, 1811-2011 is an exhibit on display at the Museum of the City of New York through April 15..