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A skyscraper proposed for land formerly owned by Tribune Media has been redesigned to assuage the concerns of neighbors.
Chicago Tribune
2 days ago
Cities are built by men, and so too often urban design does not reflect the needs, perspectives, and realities of women.
BBC
November 3, 2019, 9am PST
An architecture critic writes about plans for a key intersection in North Philadelphia: "By all means, straighten out the street and make it safe, but keep the twists and turns that make this an authentic Philadelphia place."
The Philadelphia Inquirer
October 31, 2019, 2pm PDT
The 1931 Beaux-Arts Ball immortalized the architects who participated by dressed like famous buildings. Will a 2019 version of the event achieve a contemporary version of the same fame?
Chicago Tribune
October 31, 2019, 6am PDT
Sure to stir controversy, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat has compiled a list of the 50 most influential tall buildings of the last 50 years.
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
October 29, 2019, 6am PDT
According to the architecture critic for the Chicago Tribune, the Obama Presidential Center is still falling short of the iconic status that can serve as a landmark for the South Side of Chicago.
Chicago Tribune
October 22, 2019, 12pm PDT
The Giants announced two massive development proposals in recent weeks, and the Warriors are opening a new arena to regular season games later this week.
San Francisco Chronicle
October 17, 2019, 7am PDT
At 74 stories and 421 units, 1000M will be the largest condo tower built in Chicago since the Great Recession decimated the local real estate development industry.
Chicago Tribune
October 9, 2019, 12pm PDT
Los Angeles City Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson outlines Destination Crenshaw and highlights the economic development and community investment opportunities it brings to South L.A.
The Planning Report
October 7, 2019, 12pm PDT
A move toward wooden buildings would lead to a host of positive environmental, economic, and livability outcomes.
The New York Times
October 7, 2019, 6am PDT
In New York City, tens of thousands of birds die each year after colliding with buildings. Policy and design measures can make the city much safer for its feathered inhabitants.
The City
October 3, 2019, 6am PDT
The Bank of America Tower is the newest skyscraper to line the Chicago River.
Chicago Tribune
October 1, 2019, 7am PDT
A massive new development in Chicago's Lincoln Park is taking shape, and the local architecture critic has offered a positive review of the final product.
Chicago Tribune
September 27, 2019, 6am PDT
Cedar Rapids took a crucial step forward on plans to build the Smokestock Bridge—a pedestrian bridge across the Cedar River.
The Gazette
September 24, 2019, 1pm PDT
The post-recession expansion of design work began to slow earlier this year, and is now in full contraction in parts of the country and in parts of the architecture industry.
The Architect's Newspaper
September 19, 2019, 1pm PDT
The first deliverable in the process of updating the city of Detroit's zoning ordinance is publically available.
Curbed Detroit
September 18, 2019, 6am PDT
Density and diversity—where boundaries between spaces and uses are lessened—create more vibrant, livable places and more functional cities.
Fast Company
September 4, 2019, 11am PDT
Janet Marie Smith, famous for helping plan Camden Yards in Baltimore, discusses how Dodger Stadium's 'new front door' will optimize transit and pedestrian access while preserving the field's historic character and sweeping 'postcard views.'
The Planning Report
August 29, 2019, 9am PDT
A luxury residential high rise, conspicuously located near the Bay Bridge in a quickly growing section of the city, could finally have a plan to fix its sagging foundation.
San Francisco Chronicle
August 23, 2019, 2pm PDT
As temperatures rise, there are some relatively simple changes cities can implement to cut cooling costs and deal with spells of extreme heat.
Fast Company