Jungles blasted clear during the Vietnam war four decades ago are now at the center of a debate in the country about how forests should be recovered.
Dec 1, 2010 Yale Environment 360
As landscape urbanists hover in the exalted world of the designer-hero-genius, Emily Talen asks — where are the people?
Nov 28, 2010 New Urban Network
With new fast food restaurants temporarily banned in South L.A. and few new sources of food coming into the area, one local architecture professor set his students loose to work on ideas for a small urban farm.
Nov 24, 2010 Los Angeles Times
Flush with federal grants, a new transit plaza and park is set to pop up in Philadelphia.
Nov 24, 2010 The Architect's Newspaper
New York City presents three options for transforming the six-lane Brooklyn-Queens Expressway by covering it with vegetation and making streetscape improvements.
Nov 23, 2010 The Architect's Newspaper
Planetizen is pleased to release its ninth annual list of the ten best books in urban planning, design and development published in 2010. This year's selection includes some big names, some big ideas -- and a book called "Toilet." Exclusive
Nov 22, 2010 By
<em>Urban Omnibus</em> offers a summary of the recent debate that went down over the future of Harvard's Graduate School of Design concerning urban design, landscape urbanism and new urbanism.
Nov 21, 2010 Urban Omnibus
A new essay by Thomas Fisher details Frederick Law Olmsted's lesser known work in the realm of public health and sanitation.
Nov 15, 2010 The Design Observer Group
A small-scale urban agriculture project in Oakland, California is set to receive a $4 million grant to expand its work.
Nov 14, 2010 Grist
Back when Vancouver was first discussing the concept of laneway housing as part of the EcoDensity Initiative in 2006-2008, we nick-named it "hidden density" because it didn't significantly change the way single-detached housing blocks looked from the street. We did so, recognizing that the word hidden is a relative term.
Nov 12, 2010 By