World

August 28, 2016, 11am PDT
Discrimination has always been a threat as landlords consider new tenants, but now there's new technology to potentially exacerbate the problem.
Quartz
August 25, 2016, 2pm PDT
Not long ago, Deanna Van Buren was offered the position of lead architect on an unusual project—a video game called "The Witness."
Archinect
August 25, 2016, 1pm PDT
The two-week competition is often touted as a galvanizing force for urban development. But that's only cities include the Games' legacy in their planning process from the start.
Curbed
August 25, 2016, 12pm PDT
The study compares data between 1993 and 2009.
EurekAlert
August 24, 2016, 11am PDT
Ben Brown takes a hard look at our capacities and limitations in a world more complex than we’d prefer.
PlaceShakers
August 24, 2016, 8am PDT
Welcome to a post-human era of biological evolution. Strap on your seat belts.
The New York Times
August 23, 2016, 1pm PDT
How can the Global South implement the New Urban Agenda with colonial-era curricula and little investment in training? Zambia offers a new model.
Citiscope
August 19, 2016, 2pm PDT
There's only a few more days left of the Olympics, and that's sad, but there's still time to learn about the wonders of the sport of race walking, formerly known as "Pedestrianism."
The Washington Post
August 19, 2016, 12pm PDT
Planning for the first human occupied martian cities is taking its next big step with three 3D-printed test colonies planned to be erected in the Mojave Desert.
Quartz
August 18, 2016, 1pm PDT
Never underestimate the power of whimsy in the built environment. A genuine and unconditional spirit of welcome and inclusion can be found in the most unexpected forms of participatory art.
PlaceShakers
August 18, 2016, 12pm PDT
"Range anxiety" is leading some consumers away from electric cars, but their fears are unfounded, according to a new study.
Pacific Standard
August 17, 2016, 1pm PDT
One Tanzanian nonprofit is putting the focus on skill-building to fight poverty. David Lambert, an engineer with Arup, discusses the nonprofit's latest endeavor, a new vocational school near the town of Same.
Doggerel
August 11, 2016, 5am PDT
The Guardian has surveyed its readers to discover the why and where of urban walks.
The Guardian
August 10, 2016, 6am PDT
An introductory lesson in mixed-use development produces lessons and resources for obesity reduction.
Forbes
August 9, 2016, 7am PDT
Meet the Moral Machine, which echoes a standard many people hope self-driving cars can achieve.
Moral Machine
August 7, 2016, 1pm PDT
Newly built urban places leave a lot to be desired, according to this article in Governing.
Governing
August 5, 2016, 10am PDT
2015 was basically the Michael Phelps of climate change, according to a new report.
Pacific Standard
August 1, 2016, 1pm PDT
In Nicaragua, villagers' access to freshwater resources is sometimes impeded by a gap in coordination between the self-governing indigenous communities present there. WaterAid worked with locals in one village to change just that.
Doggerel
August 1, 2016, 12pm PDT
Congestion pricing is an economic tool for a difficult, complicated problem, and must be calculated carefully to avoid unintended consequences.
Neighborhood Effects
August 1, 2016, 10am PDT
Sixteen people enjoying a hot-air balloon ride in Central Texas early Saturday morning lost their lives in a fiery death after the balloon came into contact with high-tension power lines, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.
WFAA