April 2, 2011, 11am PDT
The "commons" are increasingly falling into the hands of private owners, prompting Jay Walljasper to what it means to have commonly shared spaces in the modern world.
October 24, 2007, 8am PDT
<p>Permeable surfaces in Seattle offer ideas on how cities can best deal with the environmental problems of urban runoff.</p>
September 13, 2005, 7am PDT
The award-winning, 28-acre Glenwood Park is a brownfield redevelopment in an infill location that features a mix of well-designed homes and commercial spaces, including a mixed-use "town center."
May 29, 2005, 9am PDT
Online magazine Terrain interviews Architect and urbanist Stefanos Polyzoides.
May 24, 2005, 1pm PDT
A strange new dream began to take real shape and materialize on the desert floor—the Burning Man Art Festival. Includes an essay and slideshow.
March 16, 2005, 9am PST
After years of planning, three Sonoran Desert cohousing developments provide lessons about living in the desert.
January 19, 2005, 1pm PST
The first 12 models of homes at Prairie Crossing represent the firstcommunity-scale demonstration project for the U.S. Department ofEnergy's Building America program.
September 22, 2004, 7am PDT
The current issue of Terrain profiles Lenox Village, Nashville's first full-scale traditional neighborhood development.
September 20, 2004, 9am PDT
Simmons Buntin, writer and resident of Civano, a new urbanist and sustainable development in Tucson, Arizona, questins the future of his community.
December 12, 2003, 1pm PST
Horizon West, located in southwest Orange County, Florida, is a new community of mixed-use villages designed to reflect classic principles of Garden Cities and New Urbanism.
June 15, 2003, 9am PDT
How does a community developing a distinct identity and sense of place for itself?
December 1, 2002, 4am PST
The 107-acre Rosemary Beach's urban design, allows the community to remain lively in color while still an integral part of the town fabric itself.
March 27, 2002, 5am PST
Peter Forbes of the Trust for Public Land offers an essay about how land conservation can change a community.
October 28, 2001, 7am PST
Loss of wildlife habitat brought to you by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.
October 27, 2001, 8am PDT
The 209-acre neotraditional town of Orenco Station is transit-oriented, growing from its railway past.
March 18, 2001, 12pm PST
This excerpted chapter is from a "fix-it manual" for citizen planners working on improving their towns or neighborhoods.
March 16, 2001, 11am PST
"The American left has long had a problem with ecological issues."
March 16, 2001, 5am PST
A case study of a "conservation community" that successfully uses a set of ten guiding principles to balance growth and open space.