May 5, 2015, 7am PDT
Baltimore was only beginning to undo the ill effects of the architecture and planning response to the riots of 1968 when the protests and unrest of 2015 struck. Can the architecture field produce a more positive response to violence this time?
March 2, 2015, 8am PST
The Urban Land Institute just rolled out How Housing Matters, an online portal for news, research, infographics, and multimedia examining how housing affects community health.
November 24, 2013, 5am PST
The U.S. Department of State has selected Ann Beha Architects (ABA) to renovate the United States Embassy in Athens, Greece.
October 11, 2013, 12pm PDT
This week the World Monuments Fund (WMF) published their biannual list of the globe's cultural heritage most at risk "from the forces of nature and the impact of social, political, and economic change." 67 sites in 41 countries made this year's list.
May 19, 2013, 1pm PDT
The replacement of retail establishments with restaurants in America’s urban centers has a demographic slant.
September 19, 2012, 12pm PDT
Amanda Hurley explores the gender imbalance present among women in architecture and the "male-dominated world" of development, and questions the societal and biological justifications that many argue are determinants for choosing professional roles.
August 1, 2011, 1pm PDT
Architect Magazine tours Phase 2 of the much-discussed High Line Park, a former elevated train track that has become a popular public space. NYC Planning Director Amanda Burden makes an appearance.
July 12, 2011, 7am PDT
Rail projects throughout the U.S. are hard hit by the downturn in the economy. The agencies behind them are trying to find ways to keep the projects from falling apart.
October 21, 2010, 7am PDT
<em>Architect Magazine</em> talks with Toni Griffin, the urban planner who's leading the effort to rewrite Detroit's comprehensive plan to help the city through troubled times.
September 28, 2010, 10am PDT
Aaron Betsky, director of the Cincinnati Art Museum, says, "Americans can't even do tacky anymore," saying that the gaudy architecture and design of Las Vegas and Atlantic City have been sanitized and replaced by generic City Center-style banality.
March 10, 2010, 2pm PST
The director of the Cincinnati Art Museum says in order to prepare for the future, the city should rebuild its streetcar system and build on its strengths in the arts.
February 25, 2010, 5am PST
Longtime president of the National Trust for Historic Preservation Richard Moe is retiring after radically changing the Trust's direction. Will the next president continue Moe's vision?
May 5, 2009, 2pm PDT
The Urban Land Institute's recent report on infrastructure finds fault with the government's lack of planning and vision in regards to infrastructure. 'It's a stupid way to run a country,' says ULI V.P. Maureen MacAvey.
March 18, 2009, 1pm PDT
President Obama has promised to give cities a new image, one as the engines that drive the economy and whose issues are intertwined with those of the suburbs. This article looks at some of the big ideas shaping the new city.
February 15, 2009, 5am PST
The border between the U.S. and Mexico is being built into 700 miles of wall in Texas. Architect Lance Hosey looks at the environmental, ecological and sociological problems it creates.
July 8, 2008, 8am PDT
<p>The exurban town of Buckeye, Arizona, is expected over the next two decades to grow from a population of 25,000 to more than 400,000. Planners are trying to do what they can to control the flood.</p>
March 29, 2008, 7am PDT
<p><em>Architect Magazine</em> talks with San Francisco's new planning director, John Rahaim, about the urban planning challenges and issues in the city.</p>
March 26, 2008, 2pm PDT
<p>This article from <em>Architect Magazine</em> wonders what coastal cities will look like after the sea level rises.</p>
March 25, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>Architects are not just architects anymore. Now they are planners, too, and some high profile projects all over the world show that this trend is likely to continue.</p>
August 19, 2007, 1pm PDT
<p>New research suggests that the bigger a city is, the greener it can be.</p>