Kristina Ljubanovic recently interviewed PLANT founding partner Chris Pommer for, The Atlantic’s urban issues blog. Here’s why: Boston is embarking on a renovation of its 1960s City Hall plaza, and Toronto also has one of those. In her Citylab post, Ljubanovic argues that Boston can learn a lot from the Nathan Phillips Square Revitalization, which recently earned PLANT and their joint venture partners Perkins+Will a Governor General’s Medal in Architecture, a National Urban Design Awards Medal, and other honours. Her suggestions based on Toronto’s example of how to revitalize an aging Modernist civic plaza include “Fight the urge to fill it up” and “Activate the hell out of it.” You can read the full story here.