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The Architecture Billings Index fell for the second time this year, but so far it seems the rough winter is more responsible for the downturn that a potential double dip of the Great Recession.
Yesterday   American Institute of Architects
<p>The design of schools should account for advances in technology and consider how those changes will affect the way students learn, according to learning advocates who discuss the future of school design in this article from the <em>BBC</em>.</p>
Jan 20, 2007   BBC
<p>The Planning Director for Maui, Hawaii, Jeff Hunt, prepares to take on a new general plan process. He was formerly the director of community development in the Rocky Mountain resort town of Breckenridge, Colorado.</p>
Jan 19, 2007   The Maui News
<p>Controversy over the lack of female faculty at Harvard's Graduate School of Design has erupted after a adjunct professor of landscape architecture submitted her resignation in protest of the school's gender imbalance.</p>
Jan 19, 2007   Inside Higher Ed
<p>A innovative program for gifted children in Australia is giving students a chance to learn the basics of town planning.</p>
Jan 17, 2007   The Sydney Morning Herald
<p>Smyth Lai, a reference librarian in Portland, Oregon, offers his review of leading resources for planning students and scholars.</p>
Jan 14, 2007   Association of College & Research Libraries
<p>Citing real estate growth for both the decadent and the practical, urban planners are predicted to be in high demand for 2007.</p>
Jan 14, 2007   Fast Company
<p>Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning (Volume 2) offers an international perspective on planning and seeks to overcome regional isolation in planning research.</p>
Jan 13, 2007   Routledge / Global Planning Education Association Network
<p>As current city management professionals inch toward retirement, a shortage of younger candidates may mean tough times ahead for professionally managed cities.</p>
Jan 12, 2007   The New York Times
Though the program has good intentions, APA's proposal for mandatory continuing education could just encourage more planners to attend the National Planning Conference than to actually get more training. Exclusive
Jan 2, 2007  By Leonardo Vazquez, AICP/PP
<p>Arizona State University will launch the nation's first School of Sustainability next month.</p>
Jan 1, 2007   The Christian Science Monitor