May 24, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>Understanding and improving the Brazilian informal settlements known as favelas will require more information about the slums -- especially in the field of mapping.</p>
May 19, 2008, 6am PDT
<p>This article from the <em>Harvard Design Magazine</em> looks at slums in Latin America and discusses the important role they play in their cities. Preserving the positive qualities of these communities is increasingly preferred over slum clearance.</p>
November 2, 2007, 7am PDT
<p>Climate change and rising sea levels will greatly threaten many of the world's cities and should be considered when planning and designing for coastal areas. But this article argues that planners and designers haven't yet "connected the dots".</p>
May 9, 2005, 7am PDT
New York's deputy mayor for economic development, Daniel L. Doctoroff, has a grand and energetic vision for New Yorks' urban renewal. Flavors of Robert Moses are evoked.
May 7, 2005, 5am PDT
Harvard Professor Jerold Kayden's outlines the mission of Harvard's urban planning Program.
May 6, 2005, 7am PDT
John Kaliski outlines the 'democratic' challenge to urban design by community planning.
March 18, 2005, 7am PST
Michael Gamble and W. Jude Leblanc offer new models for the redesign of America's commercial strips.
March 17, 2005, 9am PST
The incomplete lesson of the Sydney Opera House may provide guidance for using iconic public buildings as sites of technological innovation.
March 8, 2005, 7am PST
Rail critics identify eight "myths" about Honolulu's proposed $2.6 billion rail system.
November 8, 2003, 9am PST
Rediscover the magic of electric light, and its impact upon urbanization.
September 29, 2003, 10am PDT
Matthew Kiefer frames the recent debates over sprawl into a larger context of the evolving meaning of urban sprawl in everyday lives.