The late columnist Emmett Watson set the tone in Seattle for keeping the small bungalow, suburban character of the city. Today, New Urbanists and others are working to redefine Seattle's landscape post-Watson with denser, affordable buildings.
Jul 13, 2009 The Seattle Times
Seattle's South Lake Union neighborhood is developing into a new high-tech hub in the city.
Jun 25, 2009 The New York Times
Isfahan is one of Iran's fastest growing cities. But it also has a distinct history -- one that is being threatened by the rapid pace of growth. Now, locals are trying to preserve the city's heritage.
Apr 5, 2009 Smithsonian
Cities are increasingly taking on a larger share of new residential development, according to a new analysis by the Environmental Protection Agency.
Mar 12, 2009 USA Today
<p>Planners in Vancouver are moving to curb booming residential growth to expand commercial development downtown. 'It's all good to walk and bike to work, but if you don't have offices for people to go to, that makes things rather difficult.'</p>
Jun 11, 2008 The Vancouver Sun
<p>As logging declines in Colorado forests, developers are preparing to build in pockets wedged in-between parkland. The proper use of historic easements is at the center of the debate.</p>
Jun 9, 2008 High Country News