The Expo’s stated theme was “Better City, Better Life,” and organizers boasted it was the first World’s Fair devoted to the contemplation of cities.
Nov 6, 2010 Fast Company
A variety of controversial planning policies and high-profile development projects in Melbourne have led to widespread resident frustration, reports The Sydney Morning Herald. Could planning issues change the city's larger political equation?
Oct 13, 2010 The Sydney Morning Herald
In a unique collaboration, an American lawyer and a Venezuelan architect merge thinking on holistic design, planning and regulation
Aug 23, 2010 myurbanist
Some economists are warning that China's building boom is actually a bubble that is soon to burst.
Aug 10, 2010 Der Spiegel
Chinese urban sprawl has the potential to be transformed into urban sustainability.
Jul 29, 2010 TheCityFix
Chuck Wolfe discusses the challenge of finding a more marketable term to encompass all of the prevailing theories of "transit-oriented development", "walkability", and "liveability." His suggestion? Urbandwidth.
Jul 21, 2010 myurbanist
Navi Mumbai was a planned community built in the 1960s to reduce congestion in the city. The design catered only to the rich, with a golf course and upscale residential development. With a mandate to get more diverse, Navi Mumbai is at a loss.
May 21, 2010 TheCityFix Mumbai
David Prowler, a former San Francisco planning commissioner, says that the public process of the city fails to engage the people of the community.
Apr 27, 2010 SPUR Urbanist
In this editorial, blogger Kevin Buchanan argues that a Fort Worth streetcar is being delayed by political forces and should move forward for the benefit of the community.
Apr 1, 2010 Fortworthology