April 6, 2018, 6am PDT
One unintended consequence of No Child Left Behind: increased gentrification.
March 31, 2018, 7am PDT
A new research institute in the University of Oregon's College of Design reflects the ongoing need to put planners and designers to work in delivering better public health outcomes.
March 29, 2018, 7am PDT
The APA revealed their annual recognition of the best of the best for planners and planning in 2018.
American Planning Association
February 28, 2018, 1pm PST
In the aftermath of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School mass shooting in Florida, the debate has been wide-ranging, from gun safety to arming teachers. All agree students must be safe, so why not look at architecture? The NRA has some tips.
February 13, 2018, 6am PST
A planner who used vulgar terms to complain about an article on the subject of a "female approach to development" gets schooled about #TimesUp.
February 12, 2018, 1pm PST
Los Angeles County park planner and parent Clement Lau writes about how 'playing' and parenting has given him insight into the urban environment that he applies in his profession.
February 5, 2018, 9am PST
A co-curricular program at a Philadelphia medical school integrates public health and city planning.
January 23, 2018, 5am PST
What do you think about the linked visual presentation of the history of urban planning?
January 15, 2018, 10am PST
The deliverables in the Future City competition—open to children in grades six through eight—include a virtual city design (using SimCity), a scale model, a project plan, and more.
January 10, 2018, 2pm PST
Using daily and disciplined habits will improve your work efficiency. This blog provides 16 habits you can employ to help meet your 2018 work (and life) goals.
December 26, 2017, 9am PST
All the planning news that's fit to print.
December 15, 2017, 2pm PST
Still haven't found a gift for the plan-nerd in your family, workplace, or circle of friends? Fear not! Park plan-nerd Clement Lau has published his 5th annual Presents for Plannerds just in time for the Holidays - gift ideas with a planning bent.
November 30, 2017, 9am PST
Planetizen is pleased to release its list of the best books published in 2017 on the subjects of planning, design, and development.
November 21, 2017, 11am PST
Robert Steuteville reviews Cities Alive, by Michael Mehaffy, describing the newly released book as "an important analysis for urbanism."
Public Square: A CNU Journal
November 21, 2017, 7am PST
Blogger and planners Pete Saunders is acknowledging black urbanists from all over the spectrum of civic involvement.
October 24, 2017, 11am PDT
An annual sampling of some of the best professional development conferences in the coming year for the planning and design professions, by L.A. County Planner Clement Lau.
October 19, 2017, 6am PDT
All stories are purposeful. They’re meant to entertain or inform or inspire to action. If you're a storyteller for a placemaking initiative, Ben Brown says you'd better have a happily ever after.
October 13, 2017, 12pm PDT
There are two types of doctorate degrees in urban planning. Clement Lau, a Los Angeles County planner with one of them, explains the difference and why, with no plans to be a professor, he pursued one of these degrees.
October 9, 2017, 1pm PDT
One of the most influential, and controversial, figures of modern architecture and design is more accessible than ever.
October 9, 2017, 8am PDT
These are the people that have had the most influence on the places and environments that we call home.