In a recent issue of The Architect's Newspaper, John Genall writes about the urban master plan, and why it's still relevant—even critical—in this era of DIY urbanism. The article features Sasaki principals Alan Ward and Dennis Pieprz weighing in on key issues related to recent Sasaki master planning efforts in Chicago and Silver Spring, Maryland.
"These types of projects are opportunities to do more than just design a few buildings," said Dennis. "It's an opportunity to develop a new vision for the city and how this area can evolve. Everything goes back to the human occupation of space, how people experience a place."