Megaprojects

The globe's increasing urbanization has spawned city-building projects on a scale never seen before, and each week seems to bring news of the next instant city. Mackenzie Keast tracks nine such projects that are due to proceed in 2013.
Jan 2, 2013   Urban Times
“In recent days, the Netherlands’ peerless expertise and centuries of experience in battling water have been widely hailed in the United States as offering lessons" for New York and for other cities alike, writes Andrew Higgins.
Nov 20, 2012   The New York Times
Will Doig takes us through some of the biggest projects to look out for across the nation this year, proving that cities are neither as cash-strapped nor as unimaginative as we perhaps thought.
Jan 2, 2012   Salon
According to Richard Platkin, the Hollywood Community Plan Update is merely one megaproject after the next--a huge mistake, and the antithesis to the Los Angeles General Plan Framekwork for good reason.
Dec 24, 2011   City Watch
The new 23-acre Seaport Square in the South Boston waterfront district will bring a mix of uses and ample parkland to a former railroad property.
Oct 19, 2010   The Architect's Newspaper
Architect Daniel Libeskind, designer of part of the new Las Vegas megaproject CityCenter, says now is the right time to be building big and bold projects.
Dec 17, 2009   Der Spiegel
Some say the age of mega infrastructure projects is over in the U.S., but this piece from <em>Foreign Policy</em> argues the U.S. megaproject lives on -- just not inside the U.S.
Dec 14, 2009   Foreign Policy