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Curbed Washington DC
POSTED 09.27.2018
Officially open to the public at the ribbon-cutting ceremony last weekend, D.C.’s Entertainment and Sports Arena (ESA) in Southeast will herald a new chapter for the St. Elizabeths East Campus, the former site of facilities for a major psychiatric hospital administered by the federal government. The project is part of the ongoing redevelopment of the 180-acre campus into a massive mixed-use community.
Forbes
POSTED 08.24.2018
Mark Murphy is perched nearly 50 feet above the Titletown District he was instrumental in creating. And while the Green Bay Packers’ president and CEO doesn’t stick out his chest, he most certainly could. The full-sized football field and 40-yard dash area are both bustling. There’s a bevy of activity on the playgrounds, which are designed for a variety of age groups.
POSTED 04.20.2018
As professional training facilities continue to move back into urban areas, it is critical for planners and architects to consider the urban context outside the venue just as much as the venue features themselves. In order for the facilities we build in urban areas to benefit their neighborhoods, we must consider how these venues relate to their surroundings: the existing buildings, the street network and the people.
rejournals.com
POSTED 03.09.2018
Denise Drach sees it often: Visitors come to Detroit for the first time and are amazed by the city’s architecture, beauty and cultural attractions. And now? A whole crop of first-time visitors will descend upon Detroit for the Urban Land Institute’s Spring Meeting, being held May 1 -3 in the city’s Cobo Center.
Curbed Detroit
POSTED 02.16.2018
As Detroit's riverfront progress flows further down the banks, the 22-acre West Riverfront Park will be the next site to transform from an industrial afterthought into a world-class destination spot. ROSSETTI has teamed with Seattle's Gustafson Guthrie Nichol (GGN) as one of the four design firms who were selected to present their plans to the community. The team's renderings and design concepts will be on display at 1001 Woodward until February 22.