Chuck Wolfe outlines the importance of soundscapes to cities past, present and future, and describes efforts to both document urban sounds and use sound as a planning tool.
Mar 7, 2012 The Atlantic Cities
Writer Tara Sturm explores the merits of incremental urbanism on revitalization efforts with the help of L.A. architect Alan Pullman, highlighting grassroots, community-driven economic development.
Feb 3, 2012 Buildipedia.com
Faced with climate change and poverty, Africans are focusing on a new farming frontier: the cities.
Nov 28, 2011 OnEarth
Big box retailers are continuing to target urban markets, and finding new ways to squeeze their large sizes into dense urban settings.
Dec 23, 2010 NPR
A new Brookings Institute report points to urban centers as key for growing a "new" American economy.
Oct 26, 2010 International Business Times
In a unique collaboration, an American lawyer and a Venezuelan architect merge thinking on holistic design, planning and regulation
Aug 23, 2010 myurbanist
As China's cities grow, the economic policy that determines who is a rural resident and who is an urban resident are in need of some changes, according to this article.
Jan 9, 2010 Guardian
The income gap between rural and urban residents in China has increased again in 2008, and has been attributed to other social inequities in the growing country.
Jan 21, 2009 BBC
The "new town" of Columbia, Maryland, was built in the 1960s as a model for new growth. The area has remained primarily suburban, but plans for a revitalization district could bring an urban look to this suburban town.
Jan 20, 2009 The Washington Post
City Limits breaks down the differences between the two presidential candidates with a focus on urban issues.
Nov 2, 2008 City Limits