Event: ULI SE Florida/Caribbean Miami 21 Workshop

Miami 21 was a great leap forward in urban zoning for Miami and for the world. At the time it became law, its greatest attribute was reduced complexity — basically four zoning districts and almost no overlays or special exceptions — and thus increased predictability for both residents and developers. But no document so large… Read more…

The One Thing Your Smart City (Probably) Doesn’t Have

There’s been a lot of talk lately about “Smart Cities”. So what is a Smart City? According to Techopedia: “A smart city is a designation given to a city that incorporates information and communication technologies (ICT) to enhance the quality and performance of urban services such as energy, transportation, and utilities in order to reduce… Read more…

Event: Raymond Jungles Executive Education Seminar on Landscape Design Principles and Process

Raymond Jungles will be offering an Executive Education seminar on Landscape Design Principles and Process at the University of Miami School of Architecture. Raymond Jungles had the good fortune to be mentored by Roberto Burle Marx, the Brazilian Master. For more than 12 years, Raymond would shadow Roberto and hear about how Roberto would create his… Read more…

Brightline, the Future of South Florida Transit-Oriented Development & Zoning

  (Warning: This article contains a short, but shameless plug for the company I co-founded.) Brightline Launches Express Service Connecting Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach South Florida, comprised of Broward, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach Counties, is the fifth largest urbanized area in the United States with more than five million residents. Within the next… Read more…