Canada's suburbs don't have to be a problem, according to architect Drew Adams, who proposes a plan to densify them by developing unused space.
Mar 2, 2011 The Toronto Star
<em>The Tyee</em> presents a conversation between two Vancouver urban thinkers about the city's downtown and how some efforts to improve the city's core have worked while others have fallen short.
Feb 15, 2011 The Tyee
<em>Per Square Mile</em> recount the history of Cahokia, a Mississipian settlement that was the biggest city in America from about 1250 to 1800.
Feb 11, 2011 Per Square Mile
Was Jane Jacobs a NIMBY? Did she despise density? These sort of reevaluations of Jacobs' legacy are hot at the moment. Roberta Brandes Gratz explains why the naysayers are off base. Exclusive
Jan 24, 2011 By
Urbanization is taking up a rapid pace in China. Though much of the planning going on is of the cookie-cutter variety, some say the Chinese need to pay more attention to growing their cities vertically.
Jan 14, 2011 What Matters
Officials in St. Louis are looking to update the county's zoning codes to allow denser housing, and a greater mix of land uses.
Jan 9, 2011 St. Louis Post-Dispatch
California's Governor-elect Jerry Brown will be living part-time in the first modern mixed use project in Sacramento. Jerry's new neighborhood has a WalkScore of 95 and is walkable to the Capitol building.
Dec 27, 2010 California Planning & Development Report
Looking at a battle earlier this year over a proposed 430-ft. high skyscraper in San Francisco, John Parman says the problem with dense buildings is that they need to work with the surrounding place types.
Dec 17, 2010 Living Urbanism
Vancouver's Cambie Street corridor is targeted for increased density by the city's planning department, with buildings up to 12 stories. A bed-and-breakfast owner who has run her business in the neighborhood since 1972 says enough is enough.
Dec 3, 2010 The Vancouver Courier
Architect Peter Weingarten discusses the importance of high-rise buildings, and why the future of cities will be very high density.
Nov 30, 2010 Gensler on Cities