Jay Walljasper discusses the role of public spaces in recent protests and revolutions from Madison, Wisconsin to Cairo, Egypt.
Feb 24, 2011 On The Commons
Planners' activities in a community have a direct impact on its character, says Edward Jepson, and can be pivotal in creating sustainability. Exclusive
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The Mayor of Tel-Aviv has called the new Master Plan a "constitution for the city," yet local officials have stated they will not comment on the plan until after it is approved by the city council.
Feb 23, 2011 Sustainable City blog
Frustrated by inadequate public transportation and environmental degradation caused by traffic congestion in the city, a Mumbai MBA student attempts to introduce bike-sharing to this mega-city.
Feb 23, 2011 Fast Company
Michael Mehaffy writes that there is growing research that paints a decidedly mixed picture on the benefits of tall buildings.
Feb 23, 2011 New Urban Network
Australian and Canadian cities dominate the Economist Intelligence Unit report.
Feb 22, 2011 The Huffington Post
Cities in India and China, as well as in Dubai, are building smarter cities which spurs more investment and development.
Feb 22, 2011 Computing.co.uk
The mark of human civilization will last long after humans go extinct, according to this article looking at the anthropocene, or the age of humankind.
Feb 22, 2011 National Geographic
Neal Peirce expounds on the increasing power and importance of cities, a dominant message in the new book "Triumph of the City" by economist Edward Glaeser.
Feb 21, 2011 Citiwire
Mineral King is a site adjoining Sequoia National Park that the Park Service wanted to lease as a resort. Walt Disney was gung ho to do it, and got pretty far in planning an alpine village resort before the project was killed.
Feb 20, 2011 MiceChat