Urban Planning

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The Town That Facebook Built

How Facebook’s headquarters went from a Harvard dorm room to a vast campus and what does that mean for the future of community development?

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How 9/11 Changed Skyscraper Design

As we approach the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, I thank God every single day that I survived. Sometimes, being late for work can save your life. To say that the attacks changed our lives would be an epic understatement. But I do often wonder how the attacks changed the design of skyscrapers. Apparently, […]

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CivicTech

What Does This Bolt Have to Do with NYC’s Iconic Street Grid?

Here’s an interesting look at how NYC’s famous street grid layout was created and how there’s only one surviving marker left today in Central Park.

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