After a splashy project recently hit its crowdfunding goals, one write dares to suggest that such fund raising methods might not be the best idea.
May 21, 2015 The Guardian Cities
A new study calculates the national consequences of restrictive housing regulations in three cities: San Francisco, New York, and San Jose.
May 12, 2015 New York Magazine
Many cities in Europe are rediscovering their pre-automobile roots, using new technologies like ride-sharing and congestion pricing and old-fashioned ones like demolishing parking lots and dense development. Car ownership is dropping precipitously.
May 8, 2015 The Guardian
Transport for London has a remarkable span of jurisdiction over transportation in the city—allowing TFL to pursue innovative projects with a relative degree of ease.
Apr 3, 2015 The Planning Report
Architects at NBBJ in London have designed a building—two buildings rather—that work together to cancel out the shadows they cast.
Mar 28, 2015 Wired
According to new research, London's congestion pricing program has improved traffic safety both in the cordoned city center and in the free adjacent areas. Although traffic is moving faster, fatalities have been reduced.
Mar 15, 2015 The Guardian
There is increased call for inclusion and diversity in architecture. This London exhibition profiles five female architects and urban designers at the forefront of their profession.
Mar 9, 2015 The Guardian Cities
A report by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley tracks the proliferation of vagrancy laws in the Golden State. Meanwhile, The Guardian notes the spread of so-called "defensive architecture."
Feb 19, 2015 Social Science Research Network
The U.K. based Design Council recently announced the winners of its "Ones to Watch" competition. The winning entries show how young designers (aka, the "future of British design") are working to improve urban life.
Feb 19, 2015 The Guardian Cities
It wouldn't exactly mean cats and dogs living together, but what if technological innovations could make cars safer for pedestrians and bikers?
Feb 19, 2015 The Washington Post