Walking the Walk

Urban design from the front lines

Kevin Klinkenberg

Using urban design to make our lives more enjoyable and create wealth

This site is for all those interested in the making of cities and towns, and especially the lives of the humans that inhabit them. Kevin Klinkenberg is an architect and urban designer who's practiced from coast-to-coast. 

Benefits of the Simple Grid for Great Walkable Places

Too often our historic cities and towns with their simple, rectilinear grids are the forgotten child of urban planning. In this podcast, and a recent article in New Urban News, Kevin Klinkenberg discusses why it's important to highly value this time-tested method of making walkable communities.