The Economist

A new exhibit at MoMA celebrates the "fitfully idealistic" architecture of Latin America, 1955 through 1980. Broad in scope, the exhibition ranges from Brasília's bold utopianism to the community-focused tactics of Bo Bardi.
Apr 24, 2015   The Economist
<p>The suburbs are becoming the inner-city, according to recent studies that are showing a shift in suburban demographics from predominantly white to incredibly diverse.</p>
Jun 3, 2008   The Economist
<p>Officials in Los Angeles were successful in implementing high-density growth policies to curb sprawl. However, a disconnect between culture, transportation policy, and the real estate market may have disastrous consequences.</p>
Mar 31, 2008   The Economist
<p>New York City officials hope that a recently approved rezoning for Harlem will revive the neighborhood.</p>
Mar 17, 2008   The Economist
<p>China kicks infrastructure development into high gear.</p>
Feb 14, 2008   The Economist
<p>A small and distinct subculture of African Americans on the island of St. Helena on the coast of South Carolina is increasingly threatened by developers who want to bring a supermarket and golf courses to the island.</p>
Feb 6, 2008   The Economist
<p>A recent report argues that for developing countries, improving environmental health is dependent on improving economic health. But proper governing is crucial in meeting these ends.</p>
Feb 1, 2008   The Economist
<p>High-profile urban parks in Denver and Irvine, California, hint at a resurgence in the creation of outdoor spaces in America's urban areas.</p>
Jan 9, 2008   The Economist
<p>Once thriving, America's indoor shopping malls are on the decline, and many predict their death may finally come within the next few years.</p>
Jan 2, 2008   The Economist
<p>The Economist offers a fascinating review of the evolution of the suburban shopping mall into the hot new "lifestyle center." The conclusion: "It was necessary to kill the American city centre before bringing it back to life."</p>
Dec 26, 2007   The Economist
<p>With more low-income households settling outside of urban centers, planners are faced with the challenge of getting affordable housing built in traditionally upscale suburban communities where zoning has all but forbid low-cost homes.</p>
Dec 7, 2007   The Economist