Category Archives: Urban Land Magazine

Spotlight on Kashiwa-no-ha Smart City

Japan’s Kashiwa-No-Ha Smart City By Iris Pepa July 17, 2017 Kashiwa City, with a land area of 115 square kilometers (44 sq mi) and a population of just over 400,000, is in Chiba Prefecture, northeast of Tokyo in Japan’s Kanto region. Though it is home to companies in food processing and other industries, as well as a professional soccer team, it is now best known as the home of Kashiwa-no-ha Smart City. Currently being developed on a 273-hectare (675 ac) plot of land in northwestern Chiba Prefecture, Kashiwa-no-ha Smart City … Read More

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Via6 and Grow Community Highlighted in Urban Land Magazine Article on Cultivating Sociability

ULI Northwest members Matt Griffin and Matt Rosauer, both of Pine Street Group, discuss the social aspects built into the design of Via6 in Seattle, while members Marja Preston and Greg Lotakis discuss the sustainable social features of Asani Development’s Grow Community on Bainbridge Island in this new Urban Land Magazine article, “Growing Sociability: Integrating Communal Spaces with Development.” Click here to read the article in full.

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ULX: Technical Beauty

Urban Land’s recent article, ULX: Technical Beauty, features innovative development projects across the globe, including Brightwater Center in Woodinville, Washington, and Facebook’s Data Center in Prineville, Oregon. Read the full article here.    

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Fading Differentiation Between City and Suburb

A “Great Reset” — the structural change following crisis — is underway. And there are some indicators of how metropolitan areas are evolving through a time of historic upheaval, ULI Senior Visiting Fellow Richard Florida writes in Urban Land magazine.

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