A tongue-in-cheek, and somewhat convoluted, infographic produced in association with NPR's "Cities Project" aims to help participants deduce whether or not they live in a city.
Jul 13, 2012 Fast Company Co:Design
Although Seattle's downtown redevelopment may be receiving plaudits, Chuck Wolfe describes efforts underway to rethink land use regulations on a broader level in the city, with jobs in mind.
Mar 28, 2012 The Atlantic Cities
Is it mid-March already?
Mar 14, 2012 By
Matt Chaban explores the divided opinions on the work of the fairly new architecture critic for <em>The New York Times</em>, Michael Kimmelman, who some complain isn't writing enough about Architecture.
Mar 10, 2012 The New York Observer
Writer Tara Sturm explores the merits of incremental urbanism on revitalization efforts with the help of L.A. architect Alan Pullman, highlighting grassroots, community-driven economic development.
Feb 3, 2012 Buildipedia.com
Chuck Wolfe analyzes his 2011 articles which appeared on Planetizen and in other sources, and derives his urbanist trends to watch for in 2012.
Dec 31, 2011 myurbanist
Hazel Borys discusses how several key form-based guidelines for retail can encourage success in the most risky of all development types.
Dec 24, 2011 PlaceShakers
Last summer, most of the nation was justifiably outraged when Raquel Nelson was convicted of vehicular homicide because her four-year old son stepped off a median into oncoming traffic and was killed. Common sense alone should have kept this case from going to trial, but I believe this case should have raised a bigger and more encompassing issue for planners and a question of social ethics: What is the responsibility we take as individuals for the choices we make living in an urban environment?
Nov 16, 2011 By
The megaretailer is part of a trend to rethink and shrink stores, as big boxes around the country have seen their sales plummet.
Sep 15, 2011 Streetsblog Capitol Hill
Recent protests throughout Spain and Europe over unemployment and governmental representation offer a unique look at how protests use and create public space and urbanity.
Jul 28, 2011 domus