Planning Process

Sean O'Malley and Andrew Watkins, of the landscape architecture, planning, and urban design firm SWA, describe the benefits of a design process that empowers people and communities to participate. Exclusive
Aug 4, 2015  By Sean O'Malley and Andrew Watkins
<em>The Wall Street Journal</em> talks with Gabriel Metcalf, executive director of the San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association, about where the city is heading and how it needs to change.
May 2, 2011   The Wall Street Journal
Over the last six months some of my blog entries have highlighted plans and places. This month I turn to processes that are important in planning. Blog Post
Oct 31, 2010   By Ann Forsyth
The planning process for new wind turbines in Eastern Idaho is becoming an "increasingly contentious process," as residents complain that they don't want the structures interfering with their views.
Sep 13, 2010   Post Register
New York City is updating their Uniform Land Use Review Process. Tom Agnotti says there is a lot that is broken and needs fixing.
Jul 9, 2010   The Gotham Gazette
Amanda Levete argues that the planning process in the U.K. should be taken out of the hands of government and public process and handed to a panel of qualified architects.
Jan 25, 2010   Building
<p>By moving out to areas where planning approvals are faster, rapidly-expanding churches are creating suburban sprawl, according to a recent study from researchers at Ryerson University.</p>
Jun 27, 2008   The Toronto Star
<p>Controversy continues in Milwaukee as another public art piece is revealed.</p>
May 22, 2008   Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
<p>Planning has become too much like a court case, with two sides and one winner. According to columnist Christopher Hume, this adversarial nature must be changed.</p>
May 7, 2008   The Toronto Star
<p>Officials in Melbourne, Australia, are so frustrated with the city's lackluster planning process that they are pushing for the creation of a new planning authority -- one they hope will look at the "big picture".</p>
May 6, 2008   The Age
<p>A proposed public art piece featuring a bronze statue of the "Happy Days" character Arthur "the Fonz" Fonzarelli has many up in arms about the process creating and approving public art.</p>
Mar 29, 2008   The Next American City