That's the question some members of Santa Barbara's Architectural Board of Review are asking the coffee and donut chain as they pursue their invasion of the Golden State. Dunkin' Donuts is eyeing a Taco Bell site in the city.
2 days ago   Noozhawk
In spite of my sense that we are heading pell mell into the gloom of global warming, catastrophic conflict and hopeless mediocrity, I've noticed a hopeful trend. Blog Post
Mar 22, 2007   By Barbara Knecht
<p>One of the designers behind Mockingbird Station in Dallas, Texas, one of the first TODs in the country, talks about the recipe for a successful transit-oriented development.</p>
Mar 22, 2007   Multi-Housing News
<p>Leaders of the Universal Design movement call for a built environment that works for all members of society -- young, old, able-bodied or disabled -- an increasingly important issue as the population ages.</p>
Mar 21, 2007   The Washington Post
<p>San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, whose city has typically been recognized for its environmental leadership, recently visited Chicago to observe the pioneering work of Mayor Daley in implementing green building principles and gather new ideas.</p>
Mar 21, 2007   The Chicago Tribune
<p>Outside experts believe the City of Los Angeles is making a density mistake by selling downtown development rights.</p>
Mar 20, 2007   L.A. Times
<p>Though criticized for their flawed vision, Modernist architects tried to engage and improve the broader city -- something some say their contemporary counterparts have completely neglected to address.</p>
Mar 19, 2007   The Boston Globe
<p>Thousands of demonstrators in St. Petersburg call for a halt to the proposed Gazprom headquarters, a high-rise tower that would be taller than New York's Empire State Building.</p>
Mar 18, 2007   INTBAU News
<p>The suburbs of Brisbane, Australia could soon be home to 20-story high-rises under a new plan to accommodate the city's projected growth.</p>
Mar 17, 2007   The Courier Mail
I'm glad this blog to date has provided fertile ground both to challenge planning as a profession as well as to compliment planning when it happens to do something worthy.  In this spirit, I'd like to irritate many of my colleagues out there and definitively say that starchitects are not the prob Blog Post
Mar 16, 2007   By Scott Page
<p>Forbes Magazine names 10 architects who are most influencing today's culture and society.</p>
Mar 15, 2007   Forbes Magazine