Urbanism

October 13, 2017, 10am PDT
The product of a single developer, San Jose's Santana Row is a pocket of urbanism in a sea of sprawl. But can it influence development patterns beyond its bounds, and should it?
Public Square
Feature
October 9, 2017, 8am PDT
These are the people that have had the most influence on the places and environments that we call home.
Planetizen
October 3, 2017, 2pm PDT
Greater Greater Washington contributors put their heads together and came up with a list of the favorite podcasts.
Greater Greater Washington
September 25, 2017, 8am PDT
A new project is intended to forge connections between research and practice in the world of urbanism.
Public Square
Feature
September 7, 2017, 8am PDT
After accepting nearly 200 nominees for consideration, we're asking for votes to determine the "Most Influential Urbanists" of all time.
Planetizen
August 23, 2017, 12pm PDT
The American Society of Landscape Architects' list of podcasts for landscape architects is heavy on planning-related content.
THE DIRT
Feature
August 21, 2017, 5am PDT
The world has changed since Planetizen crowdsourced its "Top Urban Thinkers" in 2009. Which urban planners, designers, doers, and dreamers do you think have had the most influence on the world?
Planetizen
August 16, 2017, 2pm PDT
Essential reading from Alissa Walker.
Curbed
Blog post
July 11, 2017, 10am PDT
Some argue that neighborhoods will be willing to accept new housing as long as it is high quality; this argument overlooks a wide variety of other objections to new housing.
Michael Lewyn
July 9, 2017, 5am PDT
This post is sure to inspire debate. The hope, however, is that it will inspire coordination.
Forbes
Feature
May 18, 2017, 8am PDT
John Wesley leads the charge to introduce urbanism into mega-suburb of Mesa, Arizona.
Josh Stephens
March 15, 2017, 1pm PDT
Examining both sides of a debate about whether the urban revival's high-water mark is visible in the restaurant sector.
Governing
January 11, 2017, 1pm PST
Tony Hsieh laid out a grand ambition two create a more dynamic downtown in Las Vegas that would change cities all over the world. Now, after a series of setbacks and with dwindling funds, that vision seems unlikely to be realized.
Quartz
December 25, 2016, 7am PST
An examination of the commentary on place found in the classic Christmas movie, "It's a Wonderful Life."
CityLab
October 28, 2016, 6am PDT
Using density as a metric of urban quality is misleading and inadequate, according to an article on CityLab.
CityLab
October 25, 2016, 10am PDT
Call it the re-education, the evolution, or the contrition of Richard Florida, but the "rock-star urbanist" has realized some unintended consequences of his creative class ethos, and he's ready to share a new vision for cities.
Houston Chronicle
October 7, 2016, 2pm PDT
A survey of the long history of poetry connected of the urban experience—from the 18th century to the Beat poets of the 20th century and the Hip Hop artists of today.
The Guardian
September 26, 2016, 7am PDT
The Curbed team has compiled a laundry list of creative and effective ways for people to give some love to their cities.
Curbed
September 13, 2016, 1pm PDT
The chief policy officer of Google's Sidewalk Labs proposes six first principles of urbanism to frame the potential impact of technology on urban environments.
Sidewalk Talk
August 7, 2016, 1pm PDT
Newly built urban places leave a lot to be desired, according to this article in Governing.
Governing