Urban Development

A guest column in the Dallas Morning News takes the Dallas political machine to task for delaying a new tree ordinance.
Yesterday   The Dallas Morning News
Architect Peter Weingarten discusses the importance of high-rise buildings, and why the future of cities will be very high density.
Nov 30, 2010   Gensler on Cities
Is Paris for sale to the highest bidder? Nicholas Sarkozy, the President of France and Bertrand Delanoë, the Mayor of Paris, are planning massive new towers that could destroy the character of the beloved city, says Mary Campbell Gallagher, J.D., Ph.D. Exclusive
Nov 29, 2010  By Mary Campbell Gallagher
As landscape urbanists hover in the exalted world of the designer-hero-genius, Emily Talen asks — where are the people?
Nov 28, 2010   New Urban Network
With malls failing around the country, America may want to consider innovative new projects from international sites like Morocco or the Philippines.
Nov 28, 2010   Retail Traffic Magazine
When an Apple Store wanted to move into the Georgetown neighborhood in D.C., the Design Review Board pushed for a more fitting facade. After a backlash from residents eager for an Apple, the trademark building went in. Is Georgetown better off?
Nov 28, 2010   Planning Commissioners Journal
This slideshow from <em>Design Observer</em> takes a look at New Deal-era utopian cities as they exist today.
Nov 25, 2010   Design Observer
In this episode of <em>Next American City</em>'s podcast, the Brookings Institution's Bruce Katz discusses the future of federal policy as the country's political makeup changes after the mid-term elections.
Nov 25, 2010   Next American City
<em>NRDC</em>'s Kaid Benfield offers a photographic look at the 10 most walkable cities in the world, as chosen by Frommer's.
Nov 25, 2010   NRDC Switchboard
Walmart, famous for not budging on their store designs, may be ready to build an urban alternative with a handful of stores proposed for the D.C. area. Greater Greater Washington gets the scoop on the plans.
Nov 24, 2010   New Urban News Network
Flush with federal grants, a new transit plaza and park is set to pop up in Philadelphia.
Nov 24, 2010   The Architect's Newspaper