Mitchell Silver's passionate defense of planning has earned admirers in England, where "a deflated planning profession is on the defensive". Peter Hetherington looks at Silver's advice for how English planners can show their value to skeptics.
Jul 8, 2013 The Guardian
Dr. Clement Lau, a Los Angeles County Planner, describes what the threatened USC Doctor of Policy, Planning, and Development (DPPD) program meant to him and why he thinks it's worth saving.
Jun 30, 2013 UrbDeZine.com
I can't tell you how many times I have been wrong, but often will suffice. Being wrong can be hard to accept, but I believe it goes hand in hand with being creative and sharing ideas. And, one gets used to it. Planners are often expected to simultaneously know all the answers and also be creat Opinion
Jun 25, 2013 By
What should graduate students read the summer before entering planning school? Perhaps because I’m now the director of a graduate planning program I get asked this quite a bit. This is a hard question to answer. Opinion
Jun 20, 2013 By
Land use disputes are increasingly taking up our time and producing unsatisfying results. A new approach to resolving conflict based on mutual gains may provide a better way to manage the most challenging situations. Exclusive
Jun 19, 2013 By
John Eligon examines the private student housing building boom, and asks whether we are spoiling college students with luxurious off-campus amenities to the detriment of academic and social environments.
Jun 19, 2013 The New York Times
Spurred by the simmering debate over whether Denise Scott Brown deserves recognition from the Pritzker Prize for her work with her husband Robert Venturi, Justin Davidson explores the nature of designing with your life partner.
Jun 18, 2013 New York Magazine
As a new cohort of young planners prepares to enter the field, more than a dozen recent graduates share their insights on how to make the most of a planning education and navigate one of the most challenging job environments in recent memory. Exclusive
Jun 12, 2013 By
During the month of May I, along with Tom Sanchez at Virginia Tech, have been teaching a Massive Open Online Course TechniCity. Opinion
May 27, 2013 By
Norwich, England will soon be home to the "greenest building in the U.K.," reports Mark Wilding.
May 21, 2013 Building Design