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Border Walls

February 2, 2018, 11am PST
In the drive to begin construction in New Mexico, the Trump Administration has bypassed dozens of federal environmental regulations.
The Architect's Newspaper
October 24, 2017, 10am PDT
The U.S.-Mexico border between San Diego and Tijuana received eight controversial additions over the weekend.
New York Daily News
September 1, 2017, 9am PDT
In what was called a "significant milestone" by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials, Trump's controversial border wall project has shown its first tangible results.
The Washington Post
April 11, 2017, 7am PDT
Vox offers a feature length article, with lots of visual references, that tells the story of the ecological risks inherent with any plan to build a wall along the border between the United States and Mexico.
April 5, 2017, 7am PDT
The Wall Street Journal received lots of press packages from firms bidding to build the proposed wall between the border of the United States and Mexico. A gallery of renderings—sent in earnest, in protest, or in a crass marketing ploy—follows.
The Wall Street Journal
March 17, 2017, 6am PDT
One of the nuggets of significance in the Trump Administration's budget draft indicates the president's seriousness about building a wall on the border between the United States and Mexico.
The Wall Street Journal
September 7, 2016, 6am PDT
A year of political obsession with walls along national borders has Chuck Wolfe contemplating city gates of the past and present. Using the foil of proposed border walls, he examines the historic role of city gates, modern gateways, and more.
The Huffington Post
March 31, 2011, 2pm PDT
Architecture prof. Ron Rael redesigns the U.S./Mexico border to encourage interesting interactions rather than just exclusion.
Fast Company
February 15, 2009, 5am PST
The border between the U.S. and Mexico is being built into 700 miles of wall in Texas. Architect Lance Hosey looks at the environmental, ecological and sociological problems it creates.
Architect Magazine
September 4, 2008, 5am PDT
In this article from <em>Progressive Planning</em>, Tom Angotti looks at Gaza and the land use regulations that have imposed an "urban apartheid".
Progressive Planning