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Following the recent news that Architecture for Humanity shut its doors after operating since 1999, FastCo.Design provides more details about what went wrong.
3 days ago   Fast Co. Design
With rapidly urbanizing metro areas, some cities are not looking to build up, or spread out, anymore. Rather they have begun to grow into underground spaces.
Sep 27, 2014   Bloomberg News
Two new studies use EEG and fMRI to pinpoint which elements of urban parks and gardens induce brain activity associated with meditative states.
Sep 26, 2014   Next City
Leonardo DiCaprio may have received top billing, but Jerry Brown spoke as well on the actions of the Golden State to combat climate change under his watch. Two days earlier, he signed six bills to increase sales of electric vehicles.
Sep 26, 2014   Sacramento Bee
NPR's Cities Project is crowdsourcing Instagram photos of nature creeping back into urban spaces.
Sep 26, 2014   NPR Cities Project
Digital engagement is the latest buzz when it comes to public participation. If your town is thinking about diving into the digital realm, consider these six questions.
Sep 25, 2014   CommunityMatters
Researchers at MIT have developed a new, flexible congestion pricing system.
Sep 25, 2014   Wired
In his third "place-decoding" essay from France, Chuck Wolfe recalls all that we can learn from walking between settled places.
Sep 25, 2014   The Huffington Post
Kaid Benfield shares his placemaking pitch.
Sep 24, 2014   NRDC Switchboard
World leaders gathering today in New York City for a United Nations climate summit will be greeted by the news that the world is doing worse than ever in reducing carbon emissions.
Sep 23, 2014   The Hill
Using a cloud-based computing setup, the third largest maker of luxury vehicles unveiled a new set of protections from hackers in the face of driverless travel.
Sep 19, 2014   Bloomberg News