Ideas

San Francisco

Idea Competition for Solving Bay Area Traffic Names Finalists

Twelve finalists have been picked for their ideas about how to spend $1 billion in funding to fix transportation in the Bay Area.

November 5, 2018 - The Mercury News

City Planners

How do Planners Generate Ideas?

How to generate ideas in planning is a question that many planning students ask. This can seem a mysterious and difficult process. Unfortunately, planning education has not always done a great job of helping students unpack this apparent mystery.

April 6, 2015 - Ann Forsyth

Brainstorm: What Are the Creative Uses of a Roofless Building?

Becky McCray recently posed the question: "What can you do with a roofless building?"

January 9, 2015 - Pagosa Daily Post

Sharing Ideas for the New City

A new series of posters connected to a conference on "the New City" presents ideas for improving our urban areas. <em>Urban Omnibus</em> presents some of the posters.

April 24, 2011 - Urban Omnibus

Top Books

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Top Apps

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Top Schools

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Urban Design for Planners 1: Software Tools

This six-course series explores essential urban design concepts using open source software and equips planners with the tools they need to participate fully in the urban design process.

Hand Drawing Master Plans

This course aims to provide an introduction into Urban Design Sketching focused on how to hand draw master plans using a mix of colored markers.