Stephen Assink is curator and manager of Common Place. He is also a member of the Principal Investigator team for the Thriving Cities Project.
Reimagining our cities provides us an important opportunity to reconsider the various structures of urban life.
In India's rush to transform, build, and even engineer entire new cities, critics are right to raise concerns about citizenship and access.
Cities are increasingly being eyed by tech companies for their social dynamism and ability to generate innovation. This will have tremendous consequences for the future of society.
One of the most salient features of the post–World War II suburb was its localization of the American middle class and its propagation of practices of mass consumption.
Charlottesville city councilor Kathy Galvin on the challenges of city governance
We at Common Place over the past year read numerous articles on issues facing our cities and communities. Here are our favorite reads.
For Marc J. Dunkelman, the verdict is clear: “The township, in essence, is dying.”