March 17, 2011, 1pm PDT
Blair Kamin says that Chicago's new master plan for the Lakeview neighborhood is full of big and "audacious" ideas, including a park under the El and many pedestrian improvements.
August 20, 2010, 2pm PDT
Officials in Southern Sudan are floating a fleet of proposals to build new cities in the shape of animals and fruits.
August 25, 2009, 7am PDT
The Los Angeles Conservancy has been building a coalition to preserve the Century Plaza Hotel after developers announced plans to replace the hotel with new mixed use development.
August 12, 2008, 12pm PDT
Plans are moving forward in India for Nano City, the planned city brainchild of Hotmail mogul Sabeer Bhatia.
The San Francisco Chronicle
June 25, 2008, 12pm PDT
<p>Members of the British Parliament attempt to speed up the process for planning major projects. But some advocates and observers fear the public's voice will be muted.</p>
March 25, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>Architects are not just architects anymore. Now they are planners, too, and some high profile projects all over the world show that this trend is likely to continue.</p>