Planetizen is pleased to release its eleventh annual list of the ten best books in urban planning, design and development published in 2012. Exclusive
Dec 10, 2012 By
With tongue firmly in cheek, Scott Doyon asks urban dwellers, "Are your enviable surroundings crippling the children?"
Dec 9, 2012 PlaceShakers
With 14 examples of pup houses designed by famous architects such as MVRDV, Toyo Ito, and, of course, Atelier Bow-Wow, Web Urbanist shows that avant garde architecture is, most definitely, for the dogs.
Dec 7, 2012 Web Urbanist
Richard Florida uses the Kardashian clan's takeover of the North Miami community of San Souci for a lesson in urban economics and "negative externalities."
Nov 30, 2012 The Atlantic Cities
In China, the concerns of the few are unlikely to stand in the way of progress for the many. This has been made abundantly clear in Zhejiang province where a new motorway has been built around the home of a couple that has refused to move.
Nov 23, 2012 The Independent
Last month we came across an ingenious idea for making your sidewalk frustrations known to offending amblers, while sidestepping the dangers of verbal confrontation.
Nov 16, 2012 Treehugger
A school bus driver in Cleveland is being credited with capturing the naughty behavior of a driver who decided she didn't need to stop for crossing children. Her penalty: wear a sign labeling her as an “idiot".
Nov 9, 2012 New York Daily News
Courageous is the brave soul who drives a truck through Durham, North Carolina, where a bridge has been decapitating high-profile vehicles with reckless impunity.
Nov 2, 2012 The Atlantic Cities
After much anticipation, Richard Florida has published his extremely scientific (no joke) 2012 Halloween Index, which identifies "the metros best primed for trick-or-treating and Halloween revelry."
Oct 31, 2012 The Atlantic Cities
While your neighbors may be busy outfitting their "haunted" house for next week's festivities, we bring you a collection of buildings that have managed to gain a fear factor all on their own.
Oct 26, 2012 Travel+Leasure