The curator of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture takes some time to explain why design is a critical part of the post-1968 urban and suburban landscape—and the museum itself.
Benches and greenery may seem inconsequential, but a new study quantifies how deeply they impact the civic life of a city.
Could the Mayor's Transit Plan improve Nashville's Health? The Tennessee based and nonpartisan Sycamore Institute sheds some light on how our transportation and transit systems impacts our health.
Fourth year architecture students from the University of Tennessee participated in the Nashville Civic Design Center's Urban Design Studio challenge co-sponsored by LP Building Products to concept a wood-framed, high-rise multi-use structure in Nashville, as seen in this model. (Photo: Business Wire)
Nashville's architectural community is ready to have their voices heard, which is why 100 architects participated in the Nashville Civic Design Center's newly opened "Letters to the Mayor" exhibit.
Through a 3-day design charrette in Scott County, Tennessee, students learned about design of the built environment as a means of developing a future community that promotes health and economic vitality.
Nashville is growing by almost 100 people every day. To be prepared for the future, we have to invest in a transportation system that relieves traffic congestion, connects our neighborhoods, and increases access for all Nashvillians, whether they’re new arrivals or those who have spent their entire lives here.
The 10th Ave S & Lawrence Ave traffic circle project is the second traffic circle that TURBO Nashville has constructed in the 12 South Neighborhood. The first was at the intersection of 15th Ave & Elmwood Ave. These projects came from the Belmont-Hillsboro Neighborhood Association almost 3 years ago.
Planner Jeff Speck leads a video tour of four different street redesigns.