Architecture

July 17, 2016, 11am PDT
Often overlooked, alleys can be transformed into valuable community spaces
CityLab
July 16, 2016, 1pm PDT
A missed opportunity, famously criticized by Ada Louise Huxtable, will be rectified when the Kennedy Center's $175 million expansion project is complete.
Architect
July 15, 2016, 7am PDT
Is Yogi the Bear in the market for a commercial property?
Houston Chronicle
Blog post
July 14, 2016, 2pm PDT
Planners are often involved in social equity analysis. How issues are defined and measured can affect what seems fair and just. Consider, for example, the fairness of toilet access.
Todd Litman
July 14, 2016, 12pm PDT
How one firm is integrating sharing economy principles to bolster Chicago's public schools.
Doggerel
July 14, 2016, 8am PDT
Clocking in at less than 500 square feet, tiny houses are in greater and greater demand. They've been touted as a means to address affordability, inequality, homelessness, and environmental concerns. But regulatory issues are holding them back.
Pew Charitable Trusts
July 13, 2016, 6am PDT
In this New York Times opinion, health issues correspondent Meera Senthilingam writes that too much of New York City is not designed for physical activity, including walking. Imagine what the suburbs and less vibrant cities are like!
The New York Times - Opinion
July 9, 2016, 11am PDT
Another high-profile example of the "bouncy house urbanism" popping up around the United States.
Miami Herald
July 8, 2016, 1pm PDT
Miss the Congress for the New Urbanism in Detroit? Hazel Borys shares some highlights, with help from Twitter urbanists.
PlaceShakers
July 5, 2016, 1pm PDT
How cities around the world have approached thinking about how water management fits in to urban planning.
The Planning Report
June 30, 2016, 12pm PDT
Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects | Partners (TWBTA) will design the Obama Presidential Center—selected from a group of seven finalists.
Obama Foundation
June 29, 2016, 2pm PDT
When a glass slide installed 1,000 feet up the tallest skyscraper on the West Coast is more than it appears.
Los Angeles Times
Blog post
June 26, 2016, 1pm PDT
The Garden City concept has a long and honorable pedigree within urban planning. Analysis of Sterling Ranch, a master-planned community outside of Denver, Colorado highlights some important issues around social and environmental sustainability.
Dean Saitta
June 22, 2016, 9am PDT
The title of tallest building west of the Mississippi, property of the U.S. Bank Tower in Los Angeles since 1989, will soon go to another building. What does that say about the post-recession of West Coast cities?
The Architect's Newspaper
June 20, 2016, 10am PDT
A design fix helps Brooklyn brownstones go green.
Wired
June 13, 2016, 12pm PDT
The response to Ecuador's 7.8-magnitude earthquake went beyond just physically rebuilding the hardest hit cities
Doggerel
June 9, 2016, 7am PDT
Global architecture firm Gensler is doing its job to get the ball rolling on the dormant former site of the Spire project designed by Santiago Calatrava.
Curbed Chicago
June 9, 2016, 5am PDT
Track the rise of "super slender" towers in New York with an online tool from the Skyscraper Museum.
Dezeen
June 7, 2016, 7am PDT
The New York Times Magazine has published a big, interactive issue devoted to the skyscrapers of Manhattan.
The New York Times Magazine
June 6, 2016, 6am PDT
Building a new eco-friendly city in the middle of a country so reliant on fossil fuels is no easy task, but development is well underway for Masdr City to rise in the UAE
Public Square