~13 min read · May 27th · Highways radically reshaped cities, destroying dense downtown neighborhoods. Now, some cities are starting to take them down.
As midcentury highways reach the end of their life spans, cities across the country are having to choose whether to rebuild or reconsider them.
It’s no longer good enough for us to remove a highway and make a replacement road beautiful,” said Ms. Richards of the Congress for the New Urbanism. “We have to reconnect the neighborhoods and invest in the legacy residents.
3 min read · May 21st · The historic Bourse de Commerce building in Paris is reopening after a restoration and redesign by Japanese architect Tadao Ando that includes a nine-metre-tall cylindrical concrete wall placed within…