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Pop-Up Mall – Re:START in Christchurch, New Zealand
July 22, 2012, 2 Comments

Rising from the debris of the 2011 earthquake in central Christchurch is Re:START, a temporary collection of retailers h ...

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The Transformation of Galleria London
June 28, 2012, Comments Off on The Transformation of Galleria London

A Dying Mall Galleria London’s (now Citi Plaza) long and troubled history offers an excellent example of a retail cent ...

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Lansdowne Town Center
May 24, 2012, 2 Comments

[Photo Credit: Commercial Scapes] I was recently asked to identify an ‘urban-retail’ development that could serve a ...

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Civic Square Rooftop Restaurants at Elements (Hong Kong)
May 4, 2012, Comments Off on Civic Square Rooftop Restaurants at Elements (Hong Kong)

The concept of restaurants on rooftops or upper terraces in shopping centres is becoming increasingly popular. These res ...

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The Economic Impact of London’s Western Fair Farmers Market
April 27, 2012, Comments Off on The Economic Impact of London’s Western Fair Farmers Market

Public markets have long served as a celebrated component of great cities across North America. Examples like Quincy Ma ...

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Mixed-Use Transit Hub: Daegu, Korea
April 18, 2012, Comments Off on Mixed-Use Transit Hub: Daegu, Korea

In 2011, I worked with a team at DIALOG that won a competition for a site in Daegu, South Korea. The project is located ...

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Revitalization Case Study – Wyandanch Rising
April 9, 2012, Comments Off on Revitalization Case Study – Wyandanch Rising

Cover Image Credit: Regional Plan Association. Transforming a disadvantaged suburban downtown into an award winning ret ...

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New Photos of Designopolis
March 27, 2012, Comments Off on New Photos of Designopolis

New photos of Designopolis in Cairo. The first phase is operational and they are finishing construction on the second ph ...

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Istinye Park, Istanbul – Photos by Steve Rosset
March 5, 2012, Comments Off on Istinye Park, Istanbul – Photos by Steve Rosset

Steve Rosset has sent me more photos from his 7 month trip around the world.  I have added all these photos to the Reur ...

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Shopping mall shaped like a giant sphere to be demolished?
February 10, 2012, Comments Off on Shopping mall shaped like a giant sphere to be demolished?

One of the world’s more unusually shaped shopping centres, Core Pacific City (Taipei), is rumoured to be potenti ...