October 29, 2009, 12pm PDT
Photographer Alex MacLean talks about his book <em>OVER: The American Landscape at the Tipping Point.</em>
October 22, 2009, 8am PDT
Cohousing, which is cooperatively-managed but independently-owned housing, is gaining popularity in the Northwest. A new cohousing project in Portland just opened its doors last weekend.
October 10, 2009, 7am PDT
Avi Friedman has some ideas of how to make housing more affordable. He says that the focus is too much on the mortgage and subsidies side and not enough on lower building costs.
October 8, 2009, 10am PDT
Office workers in Seattle's Pioneer Square area are claiming their network of alleyways as social spaces.
October 1, 2009, 7am PDT
In the midst of an important debate in Washington, DC over the future of America's transportation funding, a report issued this month by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) identified several challenges facing regional transportation policy.
September 29, 2009, 12pm PDT
New public art projects are popping up across the Pacific Northwest. Some of Seattle’s traffic signal boxes are getting a makeover, as artists add decorative touches to them.
September 22, 2009, 6am PDT
Last Friday was Park(ing) Day 2009, a growing movement where city parking spaces are transformed into miniature parks as a comment on public space (and the lack thereof). Here's a glimpse into Seattle's version.
September 17, 2009, 2pm PDT
Among other issues tackled by the noted New Urbanist during a recent speech, Duany said that the current form of public engagement is broken because it engages only the immediate neighbors.
September 14, 2009, 2pm PDT
Can you create a community with design? This is one of the questions raised at a panel hosted by Future Shack, a project sponsored by the Seattle AIA and The Seattle Times to reconsider residential architecture.