Six finalists have been chosen in a bid to redesign Berlin's decommissioned Tempelhof Airport. The airport is currently open as a park, but the city wants a more formal redesign.
Aug 31, 2010 Der Spiegel
The new HafenCity district under construction in Hamburg, Germany, is one of the largest urban developments underway today. Some worry that its newness and bigness aren't prime conditions for harboring neighborliness.
Aug 27, 2010 Der Spiegel
In a unique collaboration, an American lawyer and a Venezuelan architect merge thinking on holistic design, planning and regulation
Aug 23, 2010 myurbanist
The city of Rome is looking for a private sponsor to buy advertising rights on its historic Colosseum. The $33 million contract would pay for renovation on the site.
Aug 20, 2010 Bloomberg
As the U.S. eases itself into a national system of high speed trains, other nations seem to be decades ahead, especially Spain.
Aug 17, 2010 Miller-McCune
Developers in China have announced plans to build a recreation of the hometown of Spanish surrealist painter Salvador Dali.
Aug 13, 2010 The Guardian
Born from the 1968 riots, a carefully planned community in France has been steadily taken over by crime and unrest, prompting some to question whether its utopian ideals actually work.
Aug 9, 2010 The New York Times
OMA proposes to redesign a whole continent along energy saving lines. Called Roadmap 2050, it is a plan that "combines the belief that drastic intervention is required to mitigate climate change, with a desire to give meaning and power to the E.U."
Aug 5, 2010 The Guardian
A population research group reports on two simultaneously occurring population trends in the world affecting developed and less developed nations: Working age adults have dropped precipitously, while poorer nations grow too fast.
Aug 2, 2010 The New York Times - World
A new exhibit in Germany looks at a variety of unrealized and unbuilt plans for Berlin created by 100 different architects and planners.
Jul 26, 2010 Der Spiegel