Education & Careers

Ten key conferences in 2016 for planners, architects, and urban design professionals, summarized by Clement Lau, a Los Angeles County planner.
2 days ago   UrbDeZine
<p>Changes in technology -- and many parents' obsessive search for the perfect school -- are enabling families to move further afield to access quality education.</p>
Feb 22, 2007   The Wall Street Journal
<p>The university is convening a symposium with experts from around the country to chart a path for the study of historic buildings.</p>
Feb 22, 2007   By Christian Madera
<p>Planning students at the University of Oregon have partnered with consultants to examine and offer advice on plans to redevelop a Eugene street corridor as a mixed use development. The students have also held public hearings to gather resident input.</p>
Feb 11, 2007   Oregon Daily Emerald
<p>The Municipality of Wood Buffalo is looking to fill 49 new positions in its planning and development department to cope with the area's incredible growth -- a result of the tar sands boom in northern Alberta.</p>
Feb 8, 2007   Wood Buffalo Communications
<p>Rural colleges are urbanizing their campuses to stay competitive with their peers and keep up with evolving demographic preferences.</p>
Feb 8, 2007   The New York Times
<p>In hopes of inspiring future civic leaders, an innovative volunteer program teaches grade school children about how a city works.</p>
Feb 8, 2007   The San Diego Union-Tribune
<p>The lengthy list of candidates for the top job at the Boston Redevelopment Agency includes architect and Harvard professor Alex Krieger.</p>
Feb 8, 2007   Boston Herald
<p>Critic Paul Goldberger suggests that New York planner Robert Moses may deserve another look at the "sheer scale of his achievements." Goldberger reviews the forthcoming book, "Robert Moses and the Modern City: The Transformation of New York".</p>
Feb 6, 2007   The New Yorker
<p>Unconferences, a type of informational gathering among open source software developers, could provide a model for the planning community.</p>
Feb 1, 2007   WorldChanging
Jan 29, 2007  By Angus Witherby