United States

May 22, 2003, 1pm PDT
Middle Eastern investors are pouring more money into U.S. commercial real estate, even as anti-American sentiment runs high.
May 22, 2003, 6am PDT
Criticized by both environmentalists and industry groups, Christine Todd Whitman resigned after two years as the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
The Washington Post
May 22, 2003, 4am PDT
Developers are taking lessons from traditional city and village neighborhoods to save open spaces, money, and quality of life.
The Christian Science Monitor
May 21, 2003, 2pm PDT
Religious groups are building places of worship in rural land first and then developing subdivisions around them.
The Globe and Mail
May 21, 2003, 1pm PDT
Though biotech has been touted as the next wave to shrink the vacancy gap left in the dot-com wake, a prolonged look reveals this sector to be an entirely different order of life...
May 21, 2003, 12pm PDT
Community life suffers as student population grows.
Belfast Telegraph
May 21, 2003, 5am PDT
The surge in high-poverty inner-city neighborhoods reversed in the 1990s, but hidden problems remain.
The Brookings Institution
May 20, 2003, 12pm PDT
A study in the Spring, 2003 issue of JAPA finds that roads just redistribute growth, but transit-oriented development could balance the disparities.
Journal Of The American Planning Association
May 20, 2003, 8am PDT
Arlington, Virginia, is an example of how smart planning can make the difference between a sleepy suburb and major metropolis.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
May 20, 2003, 7am PDT
Michael Mehaffy argues that traditional architects need an improved understanding of Modernism in order to counter its apparent resurgencein recent years.
May 20, 2003, 6am PDT
A wave of immigration is reshaping traditional white suburbs into fast-growing "New Brooklyns."
USA Today
May 20, 2003, 5am PDT
London's historic riverscape is disappearing under architectural setpieces.
The Guardian Unlimited
May 19, 2003, 10am PDT
Celebrity architect Rem Koolhaas compiles an "atlas" of our emerging new world.
May 19, 2003, 7am PDT
A new Iconographic Transect describes coherence in the appearance of buildings. Featured PLANetizen Op-Ed.
May 19, 2003, 6am PDT
A preoccupation with the debate over the gas tax could make us miss transportation breakthroughs.
The Washington Post Writers Group
May 18, 2003, 5am PDT
Bob Poole discusses how a free-flowing and seamless network of High-occupancy Toll (HOT) Lanes can provide a reliable "congestion insurance" policy.
Reason Public Policy Institute
May 16, 2003, 12pm PDT
"Project Moses," an ambitious and controversial project to hold back the sea and prevent Venice from sinking has been launched.
The Guardian Unlimited
May 16, 2003, 11am PDT
Bush and the GOP could lose key swing votes on issues such as oil, global warming. Some Republicans stake out 'greener' positions.
The Christian Science Monitor
May 15, 2003, 2pm PDT
Ottawa hopes to channel future development into more compact neighbourhoods, with special attention for infill developments and higher densities in the inner city.
The Globe and Mail
May 15, 2003, 1pm PDT
In the Czech Republic, where graft is endemic, even getting an electrical connection may require a payoff.
The Christian Science Monitor