September 23, 2016, 5am PDT
Tour the history of the world's most famous cities.
September 16, 2016, 5am PDT
Every now and then, it's good to laugh at the absurdity of climate change denial.
September 15, 2016, 2pm PDT
2016 has produced an eclectic, imitative mix of titles to the urban library.
September 13, 2016, 1pm PDT
The chief policy officer of Google's Sidewalk Labs proposes six first principles of urbanism to frame the potential impact of technology on urban environments.
September 13, 2016, 10am PDT
We often think of plazas as rectangular spaces, but unique geometries can create unexpected delight when a few simple criteria are met.
September 13, 2016, 5am PDT
"Policy goals" won't be enough to protect bicyclists once the cars start driving themselves. Strong standards will be necessary to govern the interactions between cars and bikes in an autonomous future.
September 12, 2016, 11am PDT
"My twitter stream is alive with the sound of placemaking," writes Chuck Wolfe. While preparing for this week's Placemaking Week in Vancouver, he explains the importance of PPS-led programming and hopes for various panels, proceedings and events.
September 12, 2016, 10am PDT
A marathon negotiation forged the compromises necessary for the New Urban Agenda to be adopted next month at the Habitat III summit in Quito, Ecuador.
September 10, 2016, 1pm PDT
The Architectural Record celebrated its 125th anniversary by celebrating the field's most significant accomplishments over the same time period.
September 9, 2016, 2pm PDT
"Night mayors" are working in cities around the world to improve relations between city government and the entertainment venues that can define urban living for many residents.
September 9, 2016, 8am PDT
A new crowdsourced map projects asks people to draw their city limits from memory.
September 7, 2016, 6am PDT
A year of political obsession with walls along national borders has Chuck Wolfe contemplating city gates of the past and present. Using the foil of proposed border walls, he examines the historic role of city gates, modern gateways, and more.
September 6, 2016, 2pm PDT
What makes for a healthy place? Kaid Benfield points to density of dwellings, intersections and public transport, plus access to parks.
September 6, 2016, 11am PDT
September 2, 2016, 10am PDT
It's getting a lot cheaper to install solar power, and a lot easier to imagine a solar-powered future.
September 1, 2016, 8am PDT
The continued improvement of digital technology should benefit evidence-based policy and decision-making. Welcome to a new era of planning simulations.
August 31, 2016, 5am PDT
There are a few good reasons why a worldwide fleet of autonomous vehicles will not necessarily lead to a new era of sprawl.
August 29, 2016, 2pm PDT
The latest episode of TransitTrends, a serial YouTube show by moovel, examines the question of whether or not we're ready for autonomous vehicles.
August 29, 2016, 10am PDT
Autonomous vehicles are already in production and big city taxi drivers could be out of a job in 10 years, including those for Uber and Lyft.
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.