Smithsonian Magazine

May 17, 2016, 2pm PDT
It's not a popular viewpoint, but what if suburbs end up being more critical to a sustainable and efficient future than dense urban areas?
Smithsonian Magazine
July 23, 2015, 10am PDT
A publicly available web tool allows access to maps that overlay environmental impacts and the populations they impact (or the populations that manage to avoid such impacts, for that matter).
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March 12, 2011, 9am PST
As plans to build a major dam on the Amazon River edge closer to breaking ground, locals in nearby communities worry about the inevitable changes to come.
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September 22, 2010, 8am PDT
Freshwater resources are running out and being overused -- a global crisis that can be seen in the declining flows of the Colorado River.
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September 11, 2010, 9am PDT
With the next World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics on their way, Rio de Janeiro is in the midst of a vast citywide regeneration campaign.
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December 12, 2007, 2pm PST
<p>As racial tensions erupt across France, the diverse city of Marseille has remained calm. Many look to it as a model for the future of an increasingly ethnically-mixed France and Europe.</p>
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November 18, 2007, 7am PST
<p>An extensive tunnel system exists beneath the city of Paris, playing a major infrastructural role, but also serving as an interesting tourist attraction and look at the underbelly of the historic city.</p>
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June 24, 2004, 9am PDT
Since 1970, Paolo Soleri's project for a 'lean alternative' to sprawl through high-density anti-consumerism has failed to destroy the America suburb.
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May 22, 2001, 12pm PDT
A new exhibition centered around a two-story house opens at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.
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May 22, 2001, 7am PDT
Ghost towns may be bad for economic development, but they make for great photographs.
Smithsonian Magazine
March 28, 2001, 7am PST
The Smithsonian takes a look at transit planning in Atlanta and Los Angeles. A new simulation program will be available to planners soon.
Smithsonian Magazine
November 27, 2000, 1pm PST
The Los Angeles Conservancy's Modern Committee fights to save 1950s "Googie" architecture scorned by traditionalists.
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