Eventually, 44,000 residents will call Mountain House home. Currently, about 4,000 people live in the much-fretted-over planned development.
Jun 20, 2006 The Contra Costa Times
The Frank Gehry-designed Grand Avenue project in downtown Los Angeles looks to a well-known Manhattan urban landmark for inspiration. Will it work?
Jun 19, 2006 By
Auden Schendler wonders why you can't buy an eco-friendly house in any average subdivision in America.
Jun 17, 2006 Grist Magazine
Wendell Cox weighs the true costs over the reported costs of creating a high speed train system for cities between San Diego and Sacramento. He offers opposition to a very expensive and likely underused project.
Jun 16, 2006 Orange County Register
San Francisco's skyline is on the verge of a transformation. Long known for landmarks such as the Transamerica Pyramid and Coit Tower, Rincon Hill, near the base of the Bay Bridge, will add a new dimension and a new neighborhood.
Jun 16, 2006 The San Francisco Chronicle
Hollywood celebrities and gangs, million-dollar luxury homes and the homeless, all live side-by-side in the Oakwood neighborhood of Venice.
Jun 14, 2006 The Los Angeles Times
Endres Ware, a California architecture and engineering firm, has won the competition to design a pedestrian walkway for the West End Bridge in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Jun 14, 2006 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The new development in Valencia, Spain, harkens back to a 1,000-year-old way of life, integrating small agricultural lands with housing, using a modern, high-rising twist.
Jun 13, 2006 The Guardian
New Yorkers are not quite sure who is reponsible for the delayed redevelopment of Ground Zero.
Jun 12, 2006 The Los Angeles Times
In Glasgow, Scotland, a new Master's course in urban design at the Department of Architecture, University of Strathclyde, infuses European planning with a much-needed sense of history and human scale, write professors Ombretta Romice and Wolfgang Sonne. Exclusive
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