The Startup Genome Project ranks the Silicon Valley as far and away the best location in the world for startup businesses, but other American cities appear all over the top ten.
A bit of a redefining moment is happening among European planners as they look for ways to address the growing complexity of their communities and the world.
3 days ago CityLab
As abstract as the study of philosophy may seem, it has to take place somewhere. Philosophy professor David Kishik posits that cities have influenced the development of philosophical ideas, from Socrates' Athens to William James' New York.
Jul 21, 2015 New York Times
A little history on the Inuit of the Circumpolar Region as the kickoff in a blog series by Hazel Borys
Jul 13, 2015 PlaceShakers
Reporting from a two-day conference in Toronto where states and provinces organized to tackle climate change in advance of a UN conference, political reporter Chris Megerian profiles Gov. Brown's climate change commitment in five articles.
Jul 12, 2015 Los Angeles Times - Political
The game is called INFRA—the action is set in a city where corruption in the private and public sectors has left the city on the brink of collapse.
Jul 12, 2015 CityLab
In the ongoing quest to better measure the use of streets by all modes—a new tool could be a game changer for transportation engineers, planners, and advocates alike.
Jul 11, 2015 Streetsblog USA
A simple demonstration of one of the benefits of density.
Jul 11, 2015 Architect This City
A new report by the Urban Land Institute, "Density: Drivers, Dividends and Debates," examines the concept of density, its impacts, and how it can best be achieved in cities around the world.
Jul 9, 2015 Density Drivers Dividends and Debates
Pushing back on a version of futurism that imagines cities as a collection of iconic structures devoid of people and interactions.
Jul 9, 2015 Project For Public Spaces