Book Review

Brooklyn, New York City

New Book Interrogates Landscape Architecture Through The Lens Of Black Spaces

A collection of essays provides an insightful look at how Black voices and landscapes have been suppressed and erased in American public space and discourse.

November 4, 2021 - The Architect's Newspaper

Green Belt

New Book, 'Land,' Searches for Solid Ground

Simon Winchester's new book, Land, brings global scope to the concepts of land use.

January 19, 2021 - Josh Stephens

Autonomous Vehicle

Book Review: 'Ghost Road' and Visions for Autonomous Transporation

Anthony M. Townsend's new book goes beyond autonomous automobiles to examine autonomous transportation in a larger context.

August 26, 2020 - Inside Higher Ed

Millennium Atoll

Sea Level Rise Will Not Be Uniform

As the climate warms, the world's glaciers and ice sheets are melting, but sea level increase will be greater in some places due to the earth's rotation and gravity, according to a newly released study by the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

November 27, 2017 - NPR

Greenwich Village

The Lessons Jane Jacobs and Christopher Alexander Still Have to Teach

Robert Steuteville reviews Cities Alive, by Michael Mehaffy, describing the newly released book as "an important analysis for urbanism."

November 21, 2017 - Public Square: A CNU Journal

High Line with Denari

'The New Urban Crisis' and the High Line

A PBS NewsHour two-fer: an interview of urbanologist Richard Florida conducted in a walking tour of New York's famed High Line in the gentrifying West Chelsea neighborhood, a fitting backdrop for his new book, "The New Urban Crisis."

June 5, 2017 - PBS NewsHour

Kid on Bus

Review: Seeing the City

Hoping to shake city folks out of our everyday stupor, Charles Wolfe has written a book on observing the city.

March 2, 2017 - CityLab

Tuscany

'The Well-Tempered City': An Epic Book, and Why

In a review of Jonathan F.P. Rose's new book, 'The Well-Tempered City,' Chuck Wolfe enthusiastically endorses Rose's refreshing world view.

September 28, 2016 - The Huffington Post

Delivery Drone

Looking for Solutions in a World of Innovations

Current trends in the design community require a pointed question: "When everything is characterized as 'world-changing,' is anything?"

July 12, 2016 - The New York Times

Bethlehem

Book Review: From Steel to Slots

Chloe E. Taft explores the transition of Bethlehem, Pa., from Rust Belt company town to gambling mecca.

April 7, 2016 - Josh Stephens

HUD’s 2022 Innovative Housing Showcase

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Expanding HUD’s Eviction Protection Grant Program

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

New Updates on The Edge

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

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