The Architect's Newspaper

A recently adopted ordinance allows developers to build significantly fewer parking spaces for projects in proximity to transit stations. Developers have already responded to the advantages offered by the reduced requirements.
Sep 11, 2014   The Architect's Newspaper
The New York City Housing Authority is facing scrutiny after residents went almost a month without power, Nicole Anderson reports.
Nov 25, 2012   The Architect's Newspaper
Joining a host of other Midwestern cities establishing land banks to help corral, clear, and repurpose their vacant properties, Kansas City will begin transferring 3,500 vacant properties it recently acquired into a city-owned land bank.
Oct 29, 2012   The Architect's Newspaper
Now that Mayor Bloomberg has had his say in what New Yorkers drink, Alan Brake argues it's time for the next mayor and his partner in Albany to focus on what they eat, by devising a plan to link New York's upstate farms with its downstate markets.
Oct 24, 2012   The Architect's Newspaper
As part of an endeavor to improve access to New York's 525 Privately Owned Public Spaces (POPS), which gained notoriety during last year's Occupy Wall Street protests, a new website has been launched to help the public find and utilize them.
Oct 23, 2012   The Architect's Newspaper
An enterprising developer and experimental architect are pushing the boundaries between L.A.'s suburban style of single-family housing and its need for dense infill development on a site in the city's Echo Park neighborhood.
Oct 10, 2012   The Architect's Newspaper
Lissette Valdez looks at two new applications that are helping to blur the lines between digital and hand drawn designs.
Oct 10, 2012   The Architect's Newspaper
Launched in August 2011, Wyst is a social media app that allows users to tag locations in New York City with an emoticon. After a year of collecting data, Wyst has compiled enough info to publish its first Mood Map of NYC.
Oct 3, 2012   The Architect's Newspaper
David Bergman argues why plans recently approved by New York's Community Board 3 and City Planning Commission for the development of the Seward Park Urban Renewal Area (SPURA) are a step backwards for the area.
Oct 1, 2012   The Architect's Newspaper
Chris Bentley reports on the complex discussions centered around what to do with the sites of two massive coal plants closing this month in Chicago. As Bentley notes, "what happens to these 132 acres in Chicago could have nationwide implications."
Sep 26, 2012   The Architect's Newspaper
Sam Lubell reports on the proposed designs for a new Sixth Street Viaduct in Los Angeles, which incorporate Angelenos' hopes for a more walkable and park-friendly future.
Sep 18, 2012   The Architect's Newspaper