- Sep 18, 2017
A well-designed city, or district within a city, draws residents and visitors into public spaces, building community and supporting businesses and economic development. Many cities recognize the value of good design, but their degree of commitment and capacity for planning and regulation, as well as the level of community concern and participation, vary greatly. As Worcester enjoys renewed interest and ongoing investment, it must ensure that today’s development projects do not diminish tomorrow’s potential. Bureau Brief – Urban Design offers structural models for incorporating urban design into the development review process.