Planetizen - Urban Planning News, Jobs, and Education

Built Environment

May 7, 2010, 7am PDT
Filmmaker Keiichi Matsuda imagines a future where augmented reality is everywhere, blanketing the built environment with advertising and interactive elements.
Vimeo
February 7, 2010, 7am PST
The latest news in the impact of the built environment on health: A new study says that children who live within 150 meters of congested roads have higher body mass indexes than kids that do not.
Streetsblog
February 1, 2010, 7am PST
This piece from <em>Next American City</em> looks at health in New York City, and why the city's new health commissioner is looking at elevators, escalators and other subtleties of the built environment.
Next American City
January 25, 2010, 11am PST
While cities may seem permanent, a group called Architecture 2030 claims that a majority of the buildings in cities today will be rebuilt by the year 2035.
Grist
November 23, 2009, 7am PST
This essay from <em>Places</em> offers five simple ways to make the world a better place -- and they're all related to the built environment.
Places
October 20, 2009, 10am PDT
A photography show in 1975 is credited with changing the way artists looked at landscape, shifting towards looking at the built environment with a less romantic viewpoint. The original show is back on tour and opens at the LA County Museum of Art.
artinfo.com
April 28, 2009, 6am PDT
The Lighthouse Centre for Architecture and Design in Glasgow stirred up a series of debates to talk about the future of Scotland's built environment.
The Sunday Herald (Scotland)
  •