The Chronicle of Higher Education

With New York City's embrace, the dream of revamping the iconic blue-and-white handicapped symbol is becoming a reality. As NYC adopts "a more active representation of people with physical limitations," activists hope the change has a broader effect.
May 22, 2013   The Chronicle of Higher Education
On the 25th anniversary of sociologist William Julius Wilson's seminal book on urban poverty, the effect of neighborhoods on people's lives is getting renewed attention in academia. But is anyone in power listening?
Nov 13, 2012   The Chronicle of Higher Education
Scott Carlson profiles the work of Dr. Richard J. Jackson, chair of Environmental Health Sciences at the UCLA's School of Public Health, one of the leading voices calling for better urban design for the sake of good health.
Jan 23, 2012   The Chronicle of Higher Education
<p>For thousands of years, fountains always featured a water basin. Then landscape architect Peter Walker designed Harvard University's Tanner Fountain, and a revolutionary new idea was born.</p>
May 2, 2008   The Chronicle of Higher Education
<p>This piece from <em>The Chronicle of Higher Education</em> looks at the role design plays in encouraging interaction amongst academics and calls out for better planning.</p>
Mar 20, 2008   The Chronicle of Higher Education
Urban historian Christopher Klemek discusses the significance of Jane Jacobs' writings and activism.
Apr 28, 2006   The Chronicle of Higher Education
A number of books published over the last few years show that scholars and planners have revised the "typical" view of suburbs and sprawl.
Mar 23, 2006   The Chronicle of Higher Education
Columbia, looking for room to grow, proposes an expansion into 18 acres of neighboring Harlem.
Sep 30, 2004   The Chronicle of Higher Education
A database of recent campus buildings is part of the Chronicle of Higher Education's special supplement on campus architecture.
Mar 24, 2004   The Chronicle of Higher Education
If urban areas are to improve, the public must become a more savvy consumer of good architecture.
Jan 9, 2003   The Chronicle of Higher Education