Websites

Blog post
April 20, 2016, 5am PDT
Planetizen Managing Editor James Brasuell describes some of the recent changes to the Planetizen site.
James Brasuell
Feature
January 27, 2015, 5am PST
The following report surveys the current state of Internet technology as employed by the planning departments of over 500 cities in the United States.
Billy Riggs
November 29, 2014, 11am PST
Architecture and real estate often fail to recognize their inexorable connections. A new website draws out the themes linking the two fields.
The Architect's Newspaper
Feature
October 13, 2014, 9am PDT
With advancements in the infrastructure and design of websites comes new ways to engage the public. In this article, Karin Brandt, CEO and co-founder of coUrbanize, details what to consider when launching a civic engagement platform.
Karin Brandt
October 9, 2014, 2pm PDT
Looking for the best examples of municipal websites? Look no further.
Government Technology
August 11, 2014, 6am PDT
An article on The Daily Beast provides an in-depth portrait of the ethos and politics of a blog known as Vanishing New York—a militantly nostalgic platform that laments the loss of New York's former urban glories.
The Daily Beast
April 8, 2014, 7am PDT
A website called New York YIMBY is run by a 23-year-old New Yorker named Nikolai Fedak. The site, and Fedak’s pro-development ethos, was recently detailed in the New York Times.
New York Times
March 31, 2014, 7am PDT
The Life of An Architect website recently published its second list of “The Best Architectural Websites in the World.”
Life of An Architect
November 25, 2010, 5am PST
New York City is hoping to install a citywide bike sharing program with at least 10,000 bikes. The system could open by Spring 2012.
The New York Times
March 30, 2010, 8am PDT
In an effort to improve accountability, more government agencies are freeing data about public expenditures.
Next American City
March 4, 2010, 2pm PST
The City of Manor, Texas uses its website to poll its 6500 residents on local issues, and rewards participation with more influence on what gets decided.
Next American City
August 28, 2009, 8am PDT
The City of Nanaimo, British Columbia is a leader in the open data and open government movement, according to this post from the <em>Creative Class Exchange</em>. Getting there is easier and cheaper than many might think.
Creative Class Exchange
April 4, 2009, 9am PDT
Online sources for house plans are cutting the architect out of the home building process. One site is now making available the plans of well-known architects like William Turnbull.
Fast Company