An Italian firm plans to build the first skyscrapers in a central district in Helsinki, intended to house both homes and offices.
Nov 19, 2009 Helsingin Sanomat
Imagine this: Replacing the sales tax on purchasing a new vehicle and annual, 'fixed' fees with a VMT fee based on size, weight, and CO2 emissions of the vehicle. This is the plan of the Dutch government to reduce congestion and greenhouse gases.
Nov 16, 2009 Breitbart.com
In Stockholm, Sweden, a new group calling themselves YIMBY 'Yes in My Backyard' is promoting a vision of a dense, dynamic city.
Nov 13, 2009 The Christian Science Monitor - Global News Blog
An architect in Berlin has proposed replacing the city's now-unused Tempelhof airport with a giant man-made mountain, dubbed The Berg.
Nov 13, 2009 The Architect's Journal
An ex-pat American returns home to Milwaukee, and is overwhelmed by the extensive auto-oriented infrastructure needed to support the U.S. lifestyle, very different from his life in Almeria, Spain.
Nov 9, 2009 Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
After twenty years of reunification, the eastern part of Germany is finally beginning to lure educated workers back.
Nov 8, 2009 The New York Times
While a number of mega retail developers crashed and burned during the recession, some smaller developers have thrived.
Nov 6, 2009 Retail Traffic Magazine
Bologna, Italy is getting a new monorail to connect the city with the airport, powered by photovoltaic panels built into the infrastructure.
Nov 3, 2009 Inhabitat
Paris and JCDecaux promise to forge on with the popular bike program, despite having lost thousands of bikes to recklessness and vandalism.
Nov 2, 2009 The New York Times
American cities are struggling to figure out how to transition formerly industrial areas to become vibrant and successful parts of the city once again. Neal Peirce says they should look to Barcelona, which accomplished it ten years ago.
Oct 26, 2009 Citiwire