United States

March 29, 2003, 5am PST
Especially relevant in light of current world events, this essay examines Byzantine and Islamic building codes that have provided the legal andcultural foundations of Mediterranean urbanism.
The Town Paper
March 28, 2003, 10am PST
Minnesotan Democratic Congressman Martin Olav Sabo argues that Bush Administration proposals framed as matters of military readiness and patriotism are just the latest efforts to roll back environmental laws.
Tom Paine - Common Sense
March 28, 2003, 8am PST
The Iraq War and homeland security concerns are expected to strain the budgets of cash-strapped U.S. states and cities.
March 28, 2003, 6am PST
What is the impact of the Iraq War on U.S. real estate?
The New York Times
March 28, 2003, 5am PST
Is there a vast right-wing conspiracy opposing smart growth policies? Reason explores the personal attacks leveled against critics of restrictive land-use policies.
Reason Public Policy Institute
March 27, 2003, 1pm PST
James Howard Kunstler discusses suburbia as an endangered species in the light of oil peak and human social needs. [Link corrected.]
Global Public Media
March 27, 2003, 11am PST
Real estate in some parts of Kabul now is higher per square foot than in downtown Dallas.
Urban Land Magazine
March 27, 2003, 10am PST
This survey, the lastest in the Brookings Transportation Reform Series, describes the history, yield, and sometimes slanted state use of taxes on motor fuels--the "gas tax." It urges reforming the tax before hiking it.
The Brookings Institution
March 27, 2003, 8am PST
CNN/Money's list of American cities with the fewest reported crimes per 1,000 citizens includes some surprises.
March 27, 2003, 5am PST
Students Teams from Harvard, MIT, Penn, and USC Face Off in Redesign of Washington's South Capitol Street in ULI design competition.
Urban Land Institute
March 26, 2003, 6am PST
Range Magazine presents its story of The Nature Conservancy, a dangerous and 'most powerful environmental group'.
Range Magazine
March 25, 2003, 2pm PST
Digital media festival explores the role of technology in creating the cities of the future.
Calgary Herald
March 25, 2003, 11am PST
With skyrocketing property values and a population twice the size of New York, Shanghai is on the verge of becoming a sprawling mess.
The Business Times
March 25, 2003, 10am PST
Neal Peirce questions if war is the best strategy "to effect change and remove threats."
The Washington Post Writers Group
March 25, 2003, 7am PST
Dublin's architects are transforming their city and also being embraced by the rest of Europe.
The Guardian Unlimited
March 25, 2003, 6am PST
Neal Peirce reports from a conference titled "Preserving the American Dream of Mobility and Homeownership" and discusses the views of speakers Andres Duany, Wendell Cox, and others.
The Washington Post Writers Group
March 24, 2003, 2pm PST
Why do architecture critics criticize some buildings and not others?
The Washington Post
March 24, 2003, 11am PST
An academic journal presents a monitoring tool for the provision of accessible and attractive urban green spaces.
Landscape And Urban Planning
March 24, 2003, 10am PST
There are plenty of reasons to re-examine the Bush administration's energy policies.
The New York Times
March 24, 2003, 7am PST
Historic preservation of the built environment is an overlooked, but critical component in the rise of a creative class.