Mississippi

Now more than ever, creative professionals are turning their attention to community development. While this trend toward good design is exciting, it’s harder to find in rural areas. Here are a few ideas from the forefront of rural design.
6 days ago   CommunityMatters
<p>With the debut of a new region plan -- emphasizing town centers, more density, increased transit usage, and reduced water and energy consumption -- Boston area planners have their work cut out for them.</p>
May 2, 2007   The Boston Globe
<p>During the conclusion of a recent charrette in Jackson, Mississippi, Andres Duany advised redevelopment and placemaking as the most important strategy for the struggling area.</p>
Mar 14, 2007   The Clarion-Ledger
<p>This report from <em>NPR</em> looks at the many factors that are delaying the disbursement of recovery and housing funds to hurricane victims in the Gulf Coast region.</p>
Feb 7, 2007   NPR
A model home here that gives Katrina's displaced an alternative to trailer living is starting to take the country by storm.
Oct 6, 2006   The Christian Science Monitor
This article from <em>Governing Magazine</em> looks at the planning process along the Gulf Coast as cities and towns look to rebuild, but struggle to decide what to rebuild into.
Oct 4, 2006   Governing Magazine
More than half of the residents in the small unincorporated community of Henderson Point, Mississippi, turned out to help begin planning for the rebuilding of their completely devastated community.
Sep 21, 2006   Biloxi Sun-Herald
Architect James Polk is setting up to begin work on his plan for a walkable and sustainable community in the Gulf Coast region.
Sep 8, 2006   Hattiesburg American
The Christian Science Monitor runs a feature-length, three-part series that examines the people, money, and environment on the Gulf Coast one year after Katrina.
Sep 2, 2006   The Christian Science Monitor
While New Orleans' economy struggles to return to its pre-storm levels, cities such as Mobile, Alabama are reaping the benefits of renewed economic vigor.
Aug 25, 2006   The Wall Street Journal
What the state of Mississippi has learned in one year of rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina.
Aug 22, 2006   The Los Angeles Times