Rapid urbanization in India will create unplanned cities with poor quality of life unless steps are taken to integrate urban design and planning with governance structures, and primitive planning methods are revamped with the latest technology.
Sep 23, 2012 Hindustan Times
Planners in search of work might want to consider looking in India. As Nate Berg reports, the Indian government is hoping a new technology initiative will catalyze master planning efforts in 7,935 cities and towns across the country.
Aug 6, 2012 The Atlantic Cities
A new exhibit at The Museum of the City of New York calls New York's 1807 master plan "The Greatest Grid." Jon Meacham takes us on a tour of the exhibit with curator Hilary Ballon.
Dec 9, 2011 Metro Focus
Foster + Partners reveal a utopian transit master plan so massive that it requires us to consider it "on a level that transcends appearance." The design seeks to streamline connections to the rest of the world through subterranean engineering.
Nov 15, 2011 The Atlantic
The Dubai Executive Council has approved the Dubai Urban Development Master Plan 2020, and will establish a 'Supreme Urban Planning Council,' to streamline the process.
Oct 4, 2011 Constuction Week
It's urbanists vs. NIMBYs as San Francisco's Planning Commission prepares to vote on a new master plan that calls for more density and more affordable housing.
Mar 28, 2011 The San Francisco Chronicle
Blair Kamin says that Chicago's new master plan for the Lakeview neighborhood is full of big and "audacious" ideas, including a park under the El and many pedestrian improvements.
Mar 17, 2011 The Chicago Tribune
Officials in Southern Sudan are floating a fleet of proposals to build new cities in the shape of animals and fruits.
Aug 20, 2010 Associated Press
The Los Angeles Conservancy has been building a coalition to preserve the Century Plaza Hotel after developers announced plans to replace the hotel with new mixed use development.
Aug 25, 2009 The Planning Report
Plans are moving forward in India for Nano City, the planned city brainchild of Hotmail mogul Sabeer Bhatia.
Aug 12, 2008 The San Francisco Chronicle