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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.
13 hours ago   CityLab
LEGO bricks can be just as much an architectural medium than a toy, according to this profile of one "LEGO-certified professional" hired to recreate buildings for the company's architecture series.
Jan 8, 2012   Chicago Tribune
A lecture series explores the relation between city planning and urban violence. And who is to blame? The architect.
Jan 6, 2012   Delft University of Technology
Delicious offers an engaging collection of transportation-related infographics, from the history of transportation to why freeway traffic occurs.
Jan 6, 2012   Delicious
India's Bajaj Auto company introduces an ultracheap small car focused on the country's rickshaw industry. Meanwhile, an unrelated study finds that the unorganized auto-rickshaw sector presents a huge business opportunity.
Jan 6, 2012   The New York Times
Chuck Wolfe analyzes his 2011 articles which appeared on Planetizen and in other sources, and derives his urbanist trends to watch for in 2012.
Dec 31, 2011   myurbanist
Megacities are the future of our planet. Author James Canton offers several visions and strategies to begin planning for them.
Dec 31, 2011   Significance
Google starts charging for its maps, and an open source alternative -- with support from Microsoft -- begins to challenge Google's dominance.
Dec 29, 2011   MIT Technology Review
A new report from the UK's Met Office Hadley Centre for Climate Change offers specific impact projections for 24 countries. CNN offers a slide show of recent calamities.
Dec 27, 2011   CNN
Archinect's John Cary compiles a comprehensive list of most forward-thinking designs in 2011 that have impacted people's lives, and the way they interact with the built environment.
Dec 25, 2011   Archinect
The tradition of celebrating Christmas in church has not changed, but the buildings have. Architects are redefining our urban landscape and not stopping short at sacred buildings.
Dec 25, 2011   The Architects' Journal