October 12, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>Cities across the country are passing measures to limit the size of new homes -- an attack on the much-derided "McMansionization" of America. Restrictions range from outright bans to innovative cap-and-trade schemes.</p>
August 21, 2007, 5am PDT
<p>A flood of developments are rejuvenating downtown Jackson, Mississippi.</p>
August 8, 2007, 6am PDT
<p>With Hudson Riverfront developments finding success in lower Manhattan and Jersey City, the city of Yonkers, New York, is looking to redevelop its own waterfront. There are also plans to unearth a subterranean river and develop along its course.</p>
July 26, 2007, 5am PDT
<p>As the popularity of condos and lofts in industrial areas rises amongst both developers and buyers, cities such as Chicago, L.A., and New York are taking steps to protect their historic industrial zones.</p>
July 25, 2007, 2pm PDT
<p>This article takes a look at redevelopment plans for the Los Angeles River, the San Francisco Transbay Center, and San Francisco Bay's Treasure Island.</p>
July 12, 2007, 10am PDT
<p>A historic section of streets and piazzas in Rome is being "pedestrianized", or altered so that it will be an area where the primary mode of transportation will be walking and private cars will not be allowed.</p>
May 5, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>This video from <em>Architectural Record</em> looks at a new trend among developers and architects to resurrect old churches and religious buildings into condominiums.</p>
January 29, 2007, 11am PST
<p>In New York City, the first juried design competition for affordable and sustainable has found its winner.</p>
January 7, 2007, 7am PST
<p>Finalists in The History Channel's futuristic city design challenge will now present their visions to the public in an online poll to determine the grand prize winner.</p>
May 26, 2006, 2pm PDT
"Cruz’s inspiration...came from a critical approach to the trends in new urbanism, which he says 'only address aesthetics, creating a fake facade of difference without considering the lifestyle of the community.' He says the downtown redevelopment of San Diego is an example of this kind of 'suburban planning,' meaning that he feels it is dressed up in high-end urban aesthetics without addressin
May 4, 2006, 11am PDT
Despite an official "embargo" of the practice, there are reports of people removing "truckloads of architectural elements" from New Orleans every day. Preservationists fear that what isn't stolen will end up in landfills.
February 24, 2006, 11am PST
Architectural Record interviews John Beckman, principal with Wallace Roberts & Todd, and prominent planner for the Bring Back New Orleans Commission.
November 24, 2005, 7am PST
A look back at the legacy of Philadelphia's most indelible planner, Ed Bacon, who died October 14, 2005.
November 21, 2005, 8am PST
The Bring New Orleans Back Commission has named designers and architects to chair committees that will oversee the dispersion of funds and the redevelopment of New Orleans.
October 27, 2005, 1pm PDT
From monetary donations to offers of services, the architecture community is reaching out to help victims of Katrina and Rita -- in spite of some obstacles.
September 3, 2004, 7am PDT
Prominent architects offer their opinions on the World Trade Center design process.
August 20, 2003, 5am PDT
The Web is proving to be an oustanding platform for communication and participation around planning and design, writes Jonathan Cohen.
June 13, 2002, 5am PDT
Architectural Record interviews the author of a new book contrasting the thoughtless destruction of historic cities with stories of those who fought to save them.
June 12, 2002, 11am PDT
Could new technologies, such as nanotechnology, make architecture irrelevant?
May 17, 2002, 5am PDT
The Lower Manhattan Development Corporation is interviewing urban design teams for the urban planning study of downtown Manhattan.