This piece from <em>Next American City</em> looks at the human toll major building projects are taking on construction workers in China, Dubai and other rapidly developing places.
Mar 13, 2009 Next American City
Fast Company blogger Michael Cannell says the economic crisis stands to make big winners out of the new urbanists.
Mar 13, 2009 Fast Company
A tent city is burgeoning in Sacramento, Calif., prompting local officials to consider whether such an encampment should be made permanent, with plumbing and all.
Mar 12, 2009 The New York Times
Livable streets proponents look back on 2008 as the year
some of the movement's best laid plans became mainstream. Bicycle sharing
systems launched in both Washington DC
and Montreal. Auto-dependent Charlotte Opinion
Mar 11, 2009 By
Contrary to their dismal depiction in novels and films, suburbs are very satisfying places to live, according to a new survey.
Mar 9, 2009 The Globe and Mail
Veteran Australian architect Philip Cox says Melbourne is long overdue for a makeover, and a move towards people-centric city development.
Mar 8, 2009 The Age
According to the Pew Research Center, suburban dwellers are the most content with where they live, despite reports that also find that suburbs are not regarded the most ideal places to live.
Mar 7, 2009 Pew Research Center
Slums have garnered some positive attention lately, from academics (Teddy Cruz) to royalty (Prince Charles). This article looks at just what it is we can learn from them, as well as the challenges that face legitimizing the world's shantytowns.
Mar 5, 2009 The Boston Globe
One blogger makes the case for walkable urbanism, in the context of the social and physical well-being of adolescents specifically.
Mar 5, 2009 Greater Greater Washington
Prisons around the country are looking less and less like the typical concrete box; Washington state has 34 LEED-certified prisons, some of which offer "green work" programs.
Mar 5, 2009 The New York Times