A great street has many variables, and occasionally planners and designers are given a chance to have an effect on those variables – when we do, we need to use every available tool to get it right. It is a rare opportunity to tie together the urban environment in a way that can make it irresistible and successful. [Read more…] about High performance streets: The new cutting edge of urban design
About Phil Myrick
Phil Myrick leads the Placemaking and Performance Design practice for MIG, a planning and design firm founded on research in human environments and environmental psychology. Prior to that, Phil worked for 18 years at the Project for Public Spaces. Phil has helped create some of the most dynamic urban projects in the country, including Pearl Brewery and Hemisfair in San Antonio, Discovery Green and Market Square in Houston, Pittsburgh Market Square, and BID revitalization projects in New York City. His work creating dynamic and walkable downtowns has helped towns and cities around the world achieve their livability and economic objectives by creating the places that attract people and talent.