Can dynamic digital globes compete with flatter technologies like today’s iPad? Mark Vanhoenacker explores some of the possibilities these modern spheres may bring to places of work, study and play.
Jan 11, 2013 New York Times
Following the death of pioneering architecture critic Ada Louise Huxtable, those writers who've followed the trail that she blazed have offered their eloquent appreciations for her impact.
Jan 9, 2013 Vanity Fair
Today, the American Planning Association announced the 18 recipients of 2013 National Planning Excellence Awards and the 12 recipients of the first-ever National Planning Achievement Awards.
Jan 9, 2013 APA
Professional planners can be a great resource for staffing local planning and zoning commissions (especially in smaller communities). That is, of course, as long as they can manage to wear both hats without conflict.
Jan 8, 2013 The Western Planner
The uncompromising writer, who pioneered the position of full-time architecture critic at an American newspaper, and exemplified the pinnacle of the profession for five decades, died on Monday.
Jan 8, 2013 The New York Times
A new study out of England provides the first "holistic assessment" linking school design to learning rates. "[S]chool layouts can influence a child’s development by as much as 25 percent over the course of an academic year," reports Ian Steadman.
Jan 6, 2013 Wired UK
The Dirt reports on the 2013 landscape architecture graduate and undergraduate program rankings published recently by DesignIntelligence.
Jan 4, 2013 ASLA The Dirt
While Washington bickers over partisan issues, mayors in the rest of the country are showing strong leadership and innovation. Newsweek has compiled a list of the top cities pushing education reform, public safety, quality of life, and job creation.
Jan 1, 2013 The Daily Beast
Hello Planetizen readers - on this New Year's Eve, I find myself "thinking with my thumbs" on my Blackberry as my wife and I explore Seattle before tonight's festivities - thinking beyond the resolutions and goals for myself, my family, and my company. Opinion
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Of the thousands of historic homes across the country, many are seeing steep declines in visitors, reports J. Freedom du Lac. Consolidation and new technologies, such as smartphone apps, may be the best alternatives to closing doors.
Dec 29, 2012 The Washington Post