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AROUND CHICO


New veterans facility planned at Meriam Park

LAURA URSENY, CHICO ENTERPRISE-RECORD, MAY 4, 2017

 

Meriam Park neighborhood may break ground in fall

CHICO ENTERPRISE RECORD, JUNE 16, 2016

 

MERIAM PARK MEGA-PROJECT GETS CITY'S BLESSING

“This is the future of Chico and a model for the country,” Chico State sustainability chief Scott McNall declared.

CHICO NEWS & REVIEW, JUNE 21, 2016

 

CSU, Chico Engineering Program Named ‘Best Value’

California State University, Chico has once again been recognized for its affordability and quality education, ranking No. 3 nationwide as one of “50 Best Engineering Schools 2016” by Best Value Colleges.

WWW.CSUCHICO.EDU, JUNE 22, 2016

 

Hope for Meriam Park returns after 08 recession

KRCRTV.COM, JUNE 24, 2016

 

Groundbreaker

Revised Meriam Park development moves forward with new leadership.

CHICO NEWS & REVIEW, JUNE 30, 2016

 

CSU, Chico Ranked Among Nation’s Best by Money Magazine

WWW.CSUCHICO.EDU, JULY 27, 2016

 

Chico Ranks #20 “Best Green Cities”

The Best Green Places study, which is based on data discovered by Sperling's BestPlaces, examines 24 data metrics in 5 major categories -- including air and watershed quality, mass transit usage, power usage, farmers markets, organic producers, and number of green-certified buildings -- to determine which metro areas are the best places to live a green life. Sperling's BestPlaces ranked the 379 major metropolitan areas, as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau.

 

After cycling through Chico on a weekend trip, you may have thoughts of settling there

WWW.LATIMES.COM, JULY 27, 2016  BY KEN VAN VECHTEN


AROUND THE world


Apartments Reshape Sunset Boulevard

Plans call for a low-rise structure featuring 45 residential units - including four reserved very-low income households - and nearly 1,000 square feet of ground-level commercial space.

URBANIZE.LA BY STEVEN SHARP JULY 13, 2016


5 Steps to Creating High-Performance Communities

As we become a planet of city-dwellers, planners and urban designers have an imperative to design communities that perform better than ever before. But what exactly does “performance” mean? 


olympic park in east london builds a playful legacy

The innovative landscape of Drapers Field encourages informal play and other active uses such as a cycling route which can also be used for cycle training. The refurbishment of the pavilion - to become a key community hub and cafe - also has a new strong, physical relationship to the park. The new bold, large-scale corrugated landscape makes the whole landscape playable.


Winning Design Provides Sustainable Urban Living in Malmö, Sweden

Stockholm-based firm Kjellander + Sjöberg (K+S) won the Swedish division of the Nordic Built Cities Challenge 2016 with their vision to transform Sege Park, Malmö into a socially sustainable residential hub.


Where?House / SASHIMI architecture + design

Where?House was the Hub of Melbourne Music Week 2012, a 10 day pop-up event space held in the Argus building. The iconic yet dilapidated building on the corner of Elizabeth and La Trobe Streets was transformed into a series of spaces hosting live and electronic music, seminars and workshops, a dining hall and bars, vintage clothing, film screenings, projections and art installations.