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Women in Hospitality Rise Up

Hospitality industry expert Michael Bonadies spotlights five women who won’t let the pandemic stop them from achieving their goals.

Cities

Earth Day 2021: Virtual Celebration & Offline Action

Cities are inching closer to their re-openings, but Earth Day will still take place mostly online. Here are some ways to effect change from your home.

Cities

Hostile Architecture: The Consequences of Designing for Strategic Discomfort

Hostile architecture, or defensive urbanism, uses elements of the built environment to control behavior, but at what cost?

People

Creative CEO: Architect Bjarke Ingels on Getting Your Idea Across the Finish Line

Renowned architect Bjarke Ingels ruminates on his professional journey, where he gets his inspiration, and collaborating with “generous personalities.”

Cities

How Do We Make Our Cities More Accessible?

The inaccessibility of our cities is an issue that will affect us all—but it’s an invisible problem for a lot of people. How do we move toward cities that are designed with everyone in mind?

People

A Conversation With UrbanLab’s Chris Socha on How Design Creates Vibrancy in Public Spaces

UrbanLab architect Chris Socha is bringing his vision of placemaking to life in Milwaukee. Find out how his interconnected, sustainable, experience-focused designs are revitalizing the city.

Cities

Standout City: Chicago’s Most Interesting Neighborhoods

Chicago’s neighborhoods each have their own history, culture, and charm. Here are some of the city’s most interesting communities and their must-see spots.

Food + Culture

Our Land of Plenty: Fighting America’s Hunger Crisis

The pandemic propelled millions into food insecurity, but farmers, educators, and organizations across the nation have stepped up to fight hunger and give back to their communities.

Pearl District's historical Union Station

Cities

Then & Now: Portland’s Pearl District

An inviting tourist destination since it was revitalized in the late ’90s, Portland’s Pearl District wasn’t always the walkable, welcoming neighborhood it is today.

People

Creative CEO: How Cool-Girl Gelareh Mizrahi Broke the Mold in Luxury Handbags

Designer Gelareh Mizrahi shares how life lessons from improv and letting the creative process bloom took her from concept to international brand in under a year—and keep her at the top of the game today.

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