Michael Kimmelman, newish architecture critic for <em>The New York Times</em>, adds his two cents to the decades old discussion of how to improve Penn Station. His solution starts with moving Madison Square Garden.
Feb 9, 2012 The New York Times
Chuck Wolfe uses the urban scale adaptive reuse of the Roman Emperor Diocletian's retirement palace in Split, Croatia to argue for blending the past and future on a broader scale.
Feb 8, 2012 The Atlantic Cities
Sarah Laskow reports on a new study by the Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT) that seeks to rethink how affordable housing is defined to incorporate transportation costs.
Feb 7, 2012 Good
This Architizer blog post features breathtaking photos from the WTC Progress Twitter account.
Feb 7, 2012 Architizer
The new exhibit at Toyko's Mori Art Museum will be the first architecture showcase since the 2011 earthquake, and displays a movement central to the country's history of building and rebuilding.
Feb 7, 2012 The New York Times
Scott Doyon argues for a stripped-down, back-to-basics 'punk rock' approach to urban growth and development to replace the 'rock and roll' excesses of planning during the housing boom; and he profiles the new innovators who are doing just that.
Feb 5, 2012 PlaceShakers
As Super Bowl week comes to a close, Emily Badger reports on the host city's efforts to use the event as a catalyst for substantive change throughout the city.
Feb 2, 2012 The Atlantic Cities
A year after Gov. Jerry Brown announced his intent to kill redevelopment and repatriate billions of dollars in tax monies that go to local agencies, the day of reckoning has finally come. Over 400 agencies officially shut down on Feb. 1.
Feb 2, 2012 California Planning & Development Report
As the strip malls ubiquitous across the suburbs of the United States and Canada lose favor and become increasingly derelict, planners and developers debate whether there is anything about the 'retail relics' worth salvaging.
Feb 1, 2012 France 24
In New York and Washington, Rod Stevens reports on two very different examples of the importance of programming, or "software", to placemaking.
Feb 1, 2012 Urbanophile