The Public Interest Design Institute encourages architects to embrace participatory approaches in design that address complex social needs; demonstrating that it's possible to "make a career as an architect serving those who need the most help."
Nov 28, 2012 American Institute of Architects
Completed in 1791, the Mission Dolores is the oldest building in San Francisco. It has survived major earthquakes in the past, writes Alexis Coe, but preservationists are worried about its fate and have begun digitally preserving the landmark.
Nov 22, 2012 The Atlantic Cities
The first free online planning course, TechniCity, will be offered as part of The Ohio State University’s new Coursera offerings. Coursera offers a platform to teach thousands of students across the globe. Opinion
Nov 22, 2012 By
In the findings of an industry-wide survey conducted recently by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), a picture of an improving business environment for landscape architects is emerging.
Nov 16, 2012 ASLA
While planning seems more intuitive than technical to many the layperson, Los Angeles planner Clement Lau describes what it takes to stay at the top of the profession.
Nov 15, 2012 UrbDeZine.com
This week brought news that sounds closer to a fairy tale. A new preschool and daycare center in the Danish capital has been designed as a real-life Neverland for children to explore their interests in contributing to city life.
Nov 14, 2012 Architizer
A collective of practitioners, students, academics and activists have drafted a manifesto aimed at examining the current state of planning in the United Kingdom, and the scope for radical, alternative approaches, reports Cristiana Strava.
Nov 7, 2012 POLIS
What does it mean to truly involve the public in planning processes? Neeraj Mehta finds "too much placation, manipulation and tokenism in our engagement efforts," and identifies principles for collective problem-solving and shared decision-making.
Nov 1, 2012 Next American City
Planning education and practice fail to recognize the importance of physical design and spatial planning. Randall Arendt diagnoses the root of the disorder and suggests some treatments for returning urban planning to good health. Exclusive
Oct 31, 2012 By
For those wanting to enter graduate school in 2013, applications will soon be due. Students investigating options
often ask if it makes a difference where the planning school is located-in a Opinion
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