Friday Eye Candy: Photo Series Captures Abandoned Oil Wells
A photographer documents the 'orphan wells' strewn across northwest Louisiana in a stark reminder of our deep entanglement with fossil fuels.
Arts for Community Control: Planning an Arts and Innovation District Without Displacement
Residents use creative engagements to envision an arts and innovation district without displacement in Boston’s Upham’s Corner.
Friday Eye Candy: New York City, Minus the Cars and People
Johnny Simon shares the work of artist Marc Yankus, who created a series of images that remove people, cars, and animals from images of New York City.
Art for Economic Development in Rural Communities
The most recent of funding for Citizens’ Institute on Rural Design (CIRD) design workshops includes an example of an arts center in Maine.
The Resilience of Culture
Cultural institutions and heritage sites may contribute to a city’s social cohesion and attract investment.
The Artist of the Planning Department
The Boston area's Metropolitan Area Planning Council has an Artist-in-Residence Program that brings arts to the table as an integral component of the planning process.
Theaster Gates Brings Together Planning and Art to Empower Communities
His work in Chicago has created spaces that protect and celebrate black lives and experience.
Friday Eye Candy: Painting to Memorialize Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct
Finding beauty, and questions, in the concrete.
Subway Cars Become Art Spaces in Montreal
The MR-63 subway car is being retired but, rather than send them to the junk yard, STM is sending them to artists and engineers to repurpose them and put them to work.
Albuquerque's Recently Opened Bus Rapid Transit Line Sets a New Standard
Overcoming lawsuits and controversy, Albuquerque opened the Albuquerque Rapid Transit to partial service over the holiday weekend.
This six-course series explores essential urban design concepts using open source software and equips planners with the tools they need to participate fully in the urban design process.