The Architect's Newspaper

July 13, 2011, 6am PDT
Plans to redesign the expanded publicly accessible section of the White House's front lawn combine both walkability concerns and safety concerns.
The Architect's Newspaper
July 12, 2011, 5am PDT
Legislation in California that officially dissolves its redevelopment agencies offers them the chance to stay alive -- but at a cost that may be too high for some.
The Architect's Newspaper
June 24, 2011, 12pm PDT
Once dubbed the "lungs of the city," highways are becoming perhaps less essential. From Seattle to Seoul, pedestrianization is gaining traction on both the domestic and international fronts.
The Architect's Newspaper
June 22, 2011, 11am PDT
The Millennium Hollywood, a proposed mixed used development near Sunset Boulevard and Vine Avenue, is expected to increase the density in the area while preserving the nearby Capitol Records building.
The Architect's Newspaper
June 22, 2011, 6am PDT
A new pedestrian bridge over a freeway has reconnected a Detroit neighborhood with new accessibility and a new park.
The Architect's Newspaper
June 16, 2011, 5am PDT
Two major redevelopment projects - Treasure Island and Parkmerced - have been approved after a lengthy process by San Francisco's Board of Supervisors.
The Architect's Newspaper
June 14, 2011, 10am PDT
Top-down and bottom-up planning are brushed aside in favor of the concept of a middle ground approach in the new book "Fast-Forward Urbanism: Rethinking Architecture's Engagement with the City". It could work, according to this review.
The Architect's Newspaper
June 4, 2011, 7am PDT
New York City's policy that incentivizes luxury development has had deleterious impacts on the city's lower and middle classes, according to the new documentary "The Vanishing City".
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June 2, 2011, 10am PDT
South Korea is emerging as a new center of Asian mega development. With a variety of large-scale and small-scale projects, the country is taking a specific interest in sustainable development.
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May 24, 2011, 5am PDT
Is Park Place next? In Atlantic City, the newly-created Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) has taken control of the city's casino district.
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May 12, 2011, 10am PDT
Buffalo, New York is restoring portions of its historic waterfront into a 2-acre, walkable, mixed-use neighborhood.
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May 11, 2011, 11am PDT
An article in <em>The Architect's Newspaper</em> describes post-Katrina redevelopment plans and calls the city a lab for architecture and planning.
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April 24, 2011, 7am PDT
A new project is opening in San Francisco that utilizes a vacant piece of land for a temporary retail installation using shipping containers.
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April 19, 2011, 2pm PDT
The plans for the newly-opened Brooklyn Bridge Park included a 150-room hotel and two 30-story to 40-story condos buildings, which planners say were necessary to make the project pencil out. As construction nears, some locals are upset at the plans.
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April 5, 2011, 5am PDT
In this Q&A, architect Brenda Levin talks about the role of preservation in Los Angeles, and how restoring and reusing some of the city's historic buildings has created a long-term benefit.
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March 30, 2011, 7am PDT
As green spaces and public areas increase in demand, more and more projects are being awarded to landscape architects rather than architects, some foresee a potential professional turf war.
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March 25, 2011, 2pm PDT
At the 210-acre Peddocks Island in Boston Harbor Island State Park, two different visions prevail over preserving -- or destroying -- the 26 historic buildings on the island.
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March 22, 2011, 2pm PDT
The recent adoption of a citywide bicycle plan in Los Angeles could bring about broad changes to the city's physical environment.
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March 16, 2011, 2pm PDT
TIME Magazine called Toni Griffin a "star urban planner" as she was hired in March of 2010 to head up the downsizing of Detroit. But as The Architect's Newspaper reports, one year later Griffin is mysteriously AWOL.
The Architect's Newspaper
March 16, 2011, 8am PDT
Kansas City's Plan Commission has denied a 55-acre redevelopment centered around a downtown plaza - a project that had the approval of the Planning Dept. and the local AIA Chapter, but evidently not the community.
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