Chuck Wolfe champions urban observation, emphasizing "ghosts" that are important to the authenticity of today's urban change, like oral histories among indigenous peoples passing on cultural traditions from one generation to the next.
4 hours ago   The Huffington Post
<p>A new report from <em>The Classical City</em>, a journal dedicated to preserving St. Petersburg, Russia, describes the destructive effects of the city's new plan and calls for architecture that is consistent with the city's character.</p>
Dec 23, 2006   The Classical City
<p>Boston is set to become the first city in the nation to impose a strict set of green building standards on all new development in the city. The requirements will take effect in January and affect buildings 50,000 square feet and larger.</p>
Dec 21, 2006   The Boston Globe
<p>Sustainable design was the trend of the year for 2006, according to Businessweek.</p>
Dec 20, 2006   BusinessWeek
<p>Neal Peirce believes that two new developments provide good models for how the nation's communities can be both environment-friendly and economically successful.</p>
Dec 19, 2006   The Washington Post Writers Group
<p>Architect Frank Gehry's design for a new concert hall in Miami Beach blends openness with the next-generation Internet.</p>
Dec 19, 2006
<p>With populations steadily increasing in India and China, the two countries are looking to green building methods to reduce their energy use as they urbanize and move more closely to Western energy consumption patterns.</p>
Dec 17, 2006   E, The Environmental Magazine
<p>In Baltimore County, Maryland, historic African-American school building will be moved away from dangerous traffic.</p>
Dec 16, 2006   The Baltimore Sun
<p>A design competition asks planners and architects in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago to reimagine their cities for the future.</p>
Dec 14, 2006   History Channel
<p>Art critic Doug MacCash discusses everything NOLA with renowned architect and urban planner, Andres Duany.</p>
Dec 13, 2006   The Times Picayune
<p>Urban design, housing for homeless people, and planning for decreased population are highlighted in the New York Times Magazine's annual survey of innovative ideas.</p>
Dec 12, 2006   The New York Times